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Famed attorney Bobby Lee Cook dies

SUMMERVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - Attorney Bobby Lee Cook came from a small community in northwest Georgia, but his fame spread much further. He died on...

Bank loan officer indicted for defrauding Rome bank

Prosecutors say loan officer conspired with Menlo woman to approve a loan to buy property that she ultimately pocketed.

Northwest Georgia Health closes online registration portal

ROME, Georgia (WDEF) - Health officials for northwest Georgia report they were getting people signing up for the Covid-19 vaccine faster than they could...

Gov. disputes that Georgia is last in Covid vaccines

Northwest Georgia taking reservations for whenever they get enough vaccine for the public.

Nursing Home Covid-19 outbreaks in northwest Georgia

We found several active Covid outbreaks in northwest Georgia nursing homes and care facilities in today's report.

Final Georgia recount numbers show Biden hangs on

We break down the recount numbers for our counties, the counties with the biggest changes, and the counties that added the most "new" votes

Summerville Nursing Home reports 82 Covid-19 residents

SUMMERVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - The latest nursing home outbreak of the coronavirus is in Summerville, Georgia. Georgia's daily survey shows 82 of the 119 residents...

Kemp extends COVID-19 orders as cases fall in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s governor is extending the two main executive orders that govern Georgia’s response to COVID-19. Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a...

Judge Jon Payne dies from Covid-19 complications

“the most popular politician in Chattooga County.”

Murder suspect arrested in LaFayette

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) - A Lafayette woman has been arrested and charged with murder. An investigation was conducted by the Lookout Mountain Judicial Task force...

Chattooga County Probate Judge goes into ICU with Covid-19

"He is considered in serious condition and is receiving the best available care."

Chattooga County Sheriff says some employees have tested positive for COVID-19

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - The Chattooga County Sheriff has rearranged staff after some employees test positive for the coronavirus. According to Sheriff Mark Schrader,...



Hooked On Science -Ultimate Snowball

Do you know how to engineer the ultimate snowball? Our “Science Guy,” Jason Lindsey, has the science secret.

Walmart closing Brainerd area Neighborhood Market

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Walmart has decided to close their Neighborhood Market on Shallowford Road. They call it "an internal decision." “We’re grateful to the customers who...

UTC Wins Regular Season Finale Over ETSU

The UTC women's basketball team beat ETSU 65-54 in their regular season finale on Thursday night in Johnson City. Dena Jarrells lead the Mocs...

Notre Dame Rallies Late to Beat Webb School in the State Tournament

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) Notre Dame rallied to beat the Webb School 53-51 on Thursday in the first round of the state tournament. The Irish trailed by...