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  • Fire Crews Battle Blaze On Gamble Lane 12/11/2018 Crews from Campbell County Rural Fire Service are currently onscene of a Trailer fire on Gamble Lane. The fire is out and crews are checking for hotspots. All occupants made it safely out of the structure
  • Craw Arrested In Death Of Partin 12/10/2018 Detectives with the LaFollette Police Department have arrested and charged 30 year old Lindsay Craw with Criminal Homicide in regards to the death of Billy Partin JR. Lindsay Craw was the girlfriend and was living with Billy Partin JR when he was stabbed on Saturday December 8th around 9:00pm at their residence located at 814 ...
  • Trio Of New Deputies Graduate From WSCC Police Academy 12/10/2018 Sheriff Robbie K. Goins is pleased to announce the graduation of three deputies. Today December 7th 2018, Deputy Zach Daughtery, Deputy Christina Goodman, and Deputy Jacob Jones graduated from The East Tennessee Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy. These three officers completed 494 training hours over a 9 week period to earn their technical certificate ...
  • LaFollette Police Investigating Stabbing 12/09/2018 On 12/8/18 around 9:12pm, LaFollette dispatch received a call of a stabbing with a victim needing medical attention. Once officers arrived, it was determined that 30 year old Billy Ray Partin Jr. and Lindsay Craw, also 30 years of age, were in their home located at 814 S. Cumberland in LaFollette at the time of ...
  • Mayor Morton Issues Statement On December 5th Holiday 12/04/2018 Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bush family with the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush. Our courthouse flags are at half-staff, rendering honors along with the rest of our nation. I coordinated with the Governor’s office today to determine any associated state protocol and the Governor is fully supporting flag ...
  • tnAchieves Exceeds Mentor Recruitment Goal 12/04/2018 With a record breaking 9,465 volunteers completing a tnAchieves mentor application, the program has successfully exceeded its mentor recruitment goal for the TN Promise Class of 2019. This is a testament to local communities rallying around a common goal and supporting local students. Countless businesses, civic clubs, non-profit and government organizations shared the need and Tennesseans in every community ...
  • Senator Ken Yager Is Elected Senate Republican Caucus Chairman 12/04/2018 State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) was electedtoday by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus. The election took place as the Caucus met in an organizational meeting in Nashville to prepare for the 111 th General Assembly. Yager was elected on the first ballot in a three-person race for the key leadership ...
  • Haslam Announces 2019 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership Participants 11/30/2018 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the participants selected for the 2019 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership (GASL), a one-year fellowship program to cultivate and develop future school leaders across Tennessee and improve school effectiveness and student performance. This marks the fourth year of the academy, a unique partnership between the state of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University’s ...
  • Drugs And Cash Seized In Jellico Bust 11/30/2018 On November 29th 2018, Deputy John Minor was dispatched to 778 Woolridge Pike in Jellico, Tennessee, in reference to drugs being found inside of that residence. When Deputy Minor arrived, he made contact with Sarah Creekmore, she stated her boyfriend Nicholas Lambdin had brought a blue bag inside of the residence, she stated when she ...
  • LaFollette To Hold Christmas Lights Contest 11/29/2018
  • Want to win $300? Then Become A Campbell County Christmas Parade- Terry’s Pharmacy Holly Bowl Contender 11/29/2018 The Campbell County Christmas parade would like to announce the 3rd annual Terry’s Pharmacy “Holly Bowl”. This annual award goes to the most decorated outdoor light and yard display in our area of Caryville, Jacksboro and LaFollette. The parade committee would like to thank Terry’s Pharmacy for being the headline sponsor for this ...
  • Love Named New Jail Administrator 11/29/2018 On Monday Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins named a new jail administrator. Stoney Love, who had served as a School Resource Officer for the last two years was promoted to captain and selected to oversee the daily operations at the Campbell County Jail. “Stoney is an asset to the department and I, along with the staff, ...
  • Ten People Remanded To State Custody As Their Probation Is Revoked 11/27/2018 On Nov. 13 Eighth Judicial Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton found the following individuals in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody. Brandon Bowlin, Powell, had previously pled guilty to aggravated burglary, and received a suspended sentence of four years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of ...
  • Rocky Top Police Searching For Missing 14 Year Old 11/25/2018 Rocky Top Police We are requesting your assistance in locating runaway juvenile, Georgia (Aaliyah) Byrge. She was last seen on 11/24/2018 at her residence on Shelby Street in Rocky Top. She is believed to be with a 19-year-old homeless man with no car. According to the Rocky Top Police, she is known to frequent ...
  • Tennessee Highway Patrol Arrests Man Claiming To Be Deputy 11/21/2018 Trooper James Raines with the Tennessee Highway Patrol while on patrol on 11/21/18 at approximately 1653 hours received a bolo on a white Ford Crown Victoria traveling north on Interstate 75 around the 132 mile marker. The vehicle was allegedly running vehicles off the roadway while using a red/blue light on the dash of the ...
  • Bullock Sentenced To Nearly Two Centuries In Sex Crimes Case 11/15/2018 On November 13, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton sentenced Marvin DeWayne Bullock to one hundred seventy-eight (178) years to be served in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. The sentence stemmed from Marvin DeWayne Bullock being convicted by a Campbell County Jury of five (5) counts of Rape ...
  • Non Profits Receive Grants From Y-12 11/15/2018 Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC and the East Tennessee Foundation will host a reception Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, for grant winners of the CNS Y-12 Community Investment Fund. This year, the fund will award 22 grants totaling $125,000 to nonprofit organizations in eight East Tennessee counties—Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe and Roane. What: Reception for CNS Y-12 Community ...
  • Deputy John Minor Receives Commendation For Life Saving Actions 11/10/2018 For superior performance of duty as a Deputy Sheriff while assigned to patrol on October 27 th 2018. Deputy John Minor perform his duties in an exemplary and professional manner, resulting in saving the life of a citizen of Campbell County, Tennessee Deputy Minor was dispatched to Appalachian Highway 25w in Campbell County, Tennessee at approximately 2240hrs regarding a ...
  • Powell Clinch Utility District Announces Promotions 11/07/2018 Powell Clinch Utility District (PCUD) is pleased to announce the promotions of Steve Croley and Stephen Harris to Vice Presidents of the company. Steve Croley has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Finance. Steve has served as Controller with PCUD since 2012. Prior to joining PCUD, Steve was a CFO in the manufacturing industry for several ...
  • Deputies Raid Houseboat At Powell Valley Marina 11/07/2018 On November 7th 2018, around 6:30 AM, The Campbell County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a narcotics search warrant on a houseboat located at Powell Valley Marina, the residence of Jefferson Scott Hassler (41) and Connie Lynn Hassler (53). Sheriff’s Office Investigators have recently investigated complaints of the sale of narcotics ...
  • Crowley Arrested On Drug Charges 11/07/2018 On October 29 th 2018 around 11:00 am, The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 772 David Chapel Road in Lafollette, Tennessee, the residence of James Patrick Crowley (24). Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted an investigation into James Patrick Crowley selling illegal narcotics. Investigators conducted several undercover investigations, purchasing narcotics from ...
  • Jellico Man Arrested In Morning Drug Raid 11/05/2018 On November 5 th 2018 around 9:30 am, The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team along with Jellico Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 636 Wright Street in Jellico, Tennessee, the residence of Ronnie Ray O’Brien (42). Sheriff’s Office Investigators conducted an investigation into Ronnie Ray O’Brien selling illegal narcotics. Investigators conducted several undercover ...
  • Watters Cited For Environmental Concern By TDEC 11/01/2018 The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has cited Jacksboro’s Larry Watters on multiple environmental charges. The agency went to a property, owned by Watters, on Longfield Church Road in Rocky Top where thousands of 55 gallon barrels were reported to be improperly stored. Reports also indicate that some of these ...
  • TBI Investigating Shooting Death 10/31/2018 Agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have been called to the Ivey Dale community to investigate a shooting death. Shortly after 7 AM Wednesday morning a call came through central dispatch via the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department that there were shots fired in the area near Big Creek Gap Church. No emergency personnel ...
  • Red Ash Part 2 10/31/2018 Before you proceed make sure you go to the Volunteer Times Fall Preview published on October 20th for Part 1. Sean hit the brakes when he came around the curve where the tree was blocking the road. It looked shattered, like a train or an explosion had hit it full force and just blew it to ...
  • I-75 Project In Limbo As TDOT Seeks To Replace Potter South East 10/30/2018 Anyone who has traveled on I-75 North through Caryville has been frustrated by the delays caused by the construction being done to widen the road to three lanes in either direction. Then project was being worked on by Huntsville’s Potter South East LLC. The project has been underway since 2016 and was scheduled ...
  • Deputies Make Interstate Drug Bust Near Jellico 10/29/2018 On October 27TH 2018, Deputy Raymond Surber and Deputy Zack Daugherty observed a white 2017 Nissan Altima traveling south bound on Interstate 75 traveling 93 mph exceeding the posted speed limit 65 mph. Deputy Surber and Deputy Daugherty conducted a traffic stop on the white Nissan Altima at the 151 mile marker on Interstate 75. ...
  • District Attorney Raises Money For Children’s Center 10/23/2018 Jared Effler 8th District Attorney General is with Jackie Nighbert White and 29 others. October 19 at 5:00 PM · On Friday, September 28, the 8th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office hosted the Third Annual Clays for Children Sporting Clays Tournament at Chilhowee Sportsman’s Club in Maryville in an effort to raise money to support the children’s ...
  • Details Released in Missing Juvenile Case 10/22/2018 On October 18th 2018, Mackenzie Baird was reported missing from her residence on Meredith Lane in Lafollette, Tennessee. Investigators and deputies began searching for Mackenzie and received a tip that she was at a friend’s residence in the Cherry Bottom area of Campbell County. Before deputies arrived Mackenzie ran on foot according to her friends ...
  • Authorities Seek Help Searching For Missing Teen 10/22/2018 On Thursday 17 year old Mackenzie Baird was last seen on the campus of Campbell County High School. It is believed that she left the campus of the high school with a currently unidentified male subject. She has not been seen or heard from since. Baird is a white female, 5’1″ tall and weighs approximately ...