On July 2, 2010, the classic country music returned to the airwaves. The station targeted '50s through '80s country. The local lineup included Bob Lewellyn, Eddie Beacon, Tee Blackman and newcomer Tim Byrd.
In May of 2013, Blount Broadcasting Corporation, owner of WKVL and WLOD, entered into a time brokerage agreement with Oak Ridge FM who moved their News/Talk format from WNOX, which they had recently sold. WKVL currently simulcasts with WLOD.
On March 31, 2014 WKVL changed their format to classic country.