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Louie Bluie Festival returns September 30th

Campbell County’s celebration of one of its most famous citizens, the Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tenn. Admission is FREE. A $5 per person/$10 per family donation is encouraged and goes to support the Campbell Culture Coalition, an all-volunteer non-profit community …

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Hardees coming to Caryville

The Caryville Planning Commission has approved a building permit for a new Hardees to be built off of I-75 on exit 141, near the Comfort Inn. No timetable for the project has been announced.

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Jacksboro man sentenced for child rape

On Thursday, Campbell County Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton sentenced Norman C. Good of Jacksboro to a total of 110 years in prison after a jury convicted him of several child sex crimes earlier this year. On January 19th, a Campbell County jury found Good guilty of two counts of rape of a …

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Unemployment declines in Tennessee in March

(TDLWD)  Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips announces a preliminary unemployment rate of 5.1 percent for March, positively shifting from February’s revised rate of 5.3 percent. This progress matches the U.S. preliminary rate’s decline of two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.5 percent. “This report …

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Ground broken for ‘Missing Link’ through Smokies

(GSMNP)  Thursday, Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials hosted a celebration for the commencement of the final capstone paving project for Foothills Parkway. This groundbreaking event served as an opportunity to acknowledge the support received by the State of Tennessee and the Governor’s Office in securing the funds needed to …

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