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COVID-19 Testing by Public Health in North Georgia Will Soon Change

County health departments in North Georgia Health District 1-2 will transition their focus from COVID-19 testing to meeting an increased demand for COVID-19 vaccinations.

NC Governor issues new stay at home measure beginning Friday

RALEIGH, North Carolina (WDEF) - North Carolina is heading for new coronavirus rules beginning on Friday night. Governor Roy Cooper doesn't use the term "curfew"...

North Carolina Senate outcome puts it all on Georgia now

RALEIGH, NC (WDEF) - Republicans got some good news out of North Carolina on Tuesday. A very tight U.S. Senate race has gone their way. A...

Trump chief of staff Meadows diagnosed with COVID-19

Meadows represented North Carolina's mountain district in Congress before taking over as Chief of Staff.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper wins reelection

Republicans appear to have narrowly held onto a Senate seat with a comeback by Sen. Thom Tillis.

Republicans holding Congressional seats in our area

House Latest: QAnon supporter wins House race in Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories, has won...

North Carolina needs more volunteer firefighters

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) - Officials say that North Carolina is facing a critical shortage of volunteer firefighters. FEMA reports that 72% of the state's...

Man fighting convictions in Olympic, clinic bombings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty in the fatal bombing of an Alabama abortion clinic...

Health Dept: Covid-19 drop in Hamilton County is both real and statistical

HAMILTON COUNTY (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department says the statistical drop in people with Covid-19 is both real and actuarial. They say the...

Truck knocks out power in NC mountain town

ANDREWS, North Carolina (WDEF) - A big rig took down the power on Froday in Andrews, North Carolina. Mayor James Reid posted a photo of...

Four more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

New case numbers for Hamilton county and some of its neighbors

Chattooga County schools return to class today

Plus our schedule of school returns in our area


President Biden signs over 10 executive orders during his first 24 hours

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- President Biden wasted no time signing multiple executive orders during his first full day in office. First on the list, tackling the...

TWRA: Bat Population Declining Due to Syndrome

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commision held a meeting at the Westin Hotel in Chattanooga Thursday afternoon. TWRA discussed the latest information and data on...

Chattanooga 2.0 Recap & Goals

It has been five years since the Chattanooga two point O launch. It's goal is to provide a birth to career education pathway. Today,...

Vols Name UCF’s Danny White New Athletic Director

(utsports.com) Dr. Danny White, recently ranked the fourth-best athletic director in the country by Stadium, will become the new athletic director at the University...