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Governor Bill Lee grants Mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue a mask mandate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- On Friday, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order, granting mayors from 89 counties the authority to issue mask requirements in...

Fire forces Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe to close for weekend

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- St. Elmo's Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe will be closed for their biggest weekend of the year due to an early...

How to navigate Fourth of July weekend outside

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- More people are choosing to stay closer to home this Fourth of July weekend, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Here...

HCS board members, officials hear proposed reentry plan

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - "This is probably for just about all school systems going to be the most difficult reopening that anybody has...

2ND murder suspect arrested in Knoxville

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - A Chattanooga man is in jail in Knoxville, waiting to be brought back to Hamilton county, in connection with a murder...

Restaurant goes back to take out instead of dining in

Community Pie makes change to keep workers safer from Covid-19

Missing Signal Mountain man’s body found in the woods

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tenn (WDEF) - Signal Mountain police say they have found the body of a man who has been missing since late June. 27...

Fourth Of July Firework Safety Tips

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Fourth of July is meant to be a fun filled weekend spent celebrating our country’s independence.  The Hamilton County Emergency...

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Humane Educational Society wants to warn pet parents about how to properly care for and protect their pets...

Apartment manager reports that building 2 is a total loss

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Six people are now recovering after being trapped on their balconies during an apartment fire. The leasing manager of the Rustic Village...

Protests in residential neighborhoods

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - "In their cars blowing horns, they got out waving signs. One had a bullhorn. They were all chanting, just really...

More action Wednesday in debate over wearing face masks

Knox county joins local governments in requiring masks, but Tennessee & Georgia Governors refuse.

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The Blueberry Farm sees how much it’s valued after posting about robbery

LAFAYETTE, Ga. (WDEF) - The Blueberry Farm in LaFayette is a self-serve, you pick blueberry farm. You simply take a bucket and fill it up. "It's...
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Top Ten Entertaining Moments For the Chattanooga Lookouts

Normally we'd see minor league baseball on this fourth of July weekend, but there's nothing normal about this year. Since the Chattanooga Lookouts season...

Governor Bill Lee grants Mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue a mask mandate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- On Friday, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order, granting mayors from 89 counties the authority to issue mask requirements in...

Jimmie Johnson Missing Brickyard 400 After Testing Positive For COVID 19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus. The seven-time champion will miss what was supposed to be his...