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New public art installation opens in downtown Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A new, interactive pedestrian corridor in the heart of downtown Chattanooga is officially open to the public. Spearheaded by the River...

Hamilton County Covid-19 Update

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Mayor Jim Coppinger and Administrator Becky Barnes hosted their weekly Covid-19 briefing. During the briefing Mayor Jim Coppinger announced that he was...

Relief on the way for Local Child Care Agencies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Throughout the year local child care services have remained open to care for underserved children and children of parents who are...

Dolly Parton eulogizes the uncle who got her started in music

Read the farewell and tribute Dolly posted on Wednesday to the Uncle who got her started in music.

World War II Medal of Honor recipient Charles Coolidge Passes Away

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- "He was an honorable man, who did his duty. And was fearless and doing his duty," said Keith Hardison. Bill Raines said Chattanooga...

K9 Gunny introduced to the public

Chattanooga Police add 8th dog to their K9 officer team.

North Carolina man sentenced for child porn case in our area

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A man from middle North Carolina has been sentenced in a child pornography case involving our area. 30 year old Anthony...

Overdoses increase 22% in the last year

Drug overdoses are continuing to increase in the state of Tennessee and health officials believe the pandemic has only made things worse.

Local businesses prepare for Mask Mandate to end in a few weeks

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Recently , Mayor Jim Coppinger announced that the Hamilton County mask mandate would expire at the end of the month, leaving...

World War II Medal of Honor Winner and Chattanoogan Charles Coolidge Passes Away

Chattanoogan Charles Coolidge, One of the last two World War 2 Medal of Honor Winners has died at the age of 99.

Chattanooga City Council back in chambers

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- Chattanooga City Council has taken place virtually for almost the past year. Since April 7th of 2020, Chattanooga City Council meetings have been...

Chattanooga named among top cities in the U.S. for remote work

Chattanooga was recently named as one of the top ten cities in the United States for remote workers to live. Here are the factors that make the Scenic City such an attractive option.


Miami Beats Atlanta 5-3 in 10 Innings

ATLANTA (AP) - Garrett Cooper had three RBIs and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning off Jacob Webb, lifting the Miami...

Baylor Baseball Blanks Chattanooga Christian 13-0

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) The Baylor bats came to life Monday night against Chattanooga Christian as the Red Raiders downed the Chargers 13-0. Baylor scored six runs...

South Pittsburg-Marion Co Football Rivalry Canceled

One of the state's oldest high school football rivalries has been canceled. The annual grudge match between South Pittsburg and Marion County will not be...

CFC Set to Host NISA’s Legends Cup at Fort Finley

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) Since we're still playing sports in a pandemic, NISA decided to launch their soccer season in a bubble with a tournament involving all...