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At age 24, N.C. Congress runoff victor may be rising star

If he wins in November, he could be one of the youngest members of Congress ever.

North Carolina pauses reopenings, Hamilton County extends them

North Carolina mandates face masks, Hamilton County reopens public playgrounds

Cawthorn, 24, defeats Trump’s pick in N Carolina GOP primary

Cawthorn won 67% of the vote today in Murphy/Cherokee County

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department reports two more deaths of Covid-19 patients. That brings the total here to 24. Both were Hispanic men...

Teenager charged with rape of 13 year old in Murphy, NC

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) - North Carolina investigators say a 19 year old used meth in a sexual assault on a 13 year old...

28 new Covid-19 cases in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - This was another high day for new Covid-19 positive tests in Hamilton County. The Health Department posted 28 new cases, the second...

Father killed, son missing after Murphy boat crash

Search continued on the North Carolina lake today near Murphy

Covid-19 deaths climbing in our region, but not Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - After a fast start, the mortality numbers for Hamilton County have leveled off over the last week. Monday's number remained at 13...

North Carolina Governor extends Shelter at Home order another week

RALEIGH, N.C. (WDEF) -- North Carolina's stay at home order has been extended. Governor Roy Cooper announced on Thursday that it will continue until May...

How many COVID-19 tests has your county done?

Bledsoe & McMinn rate well, Bradley and Marion... not so much.

Friday Covid-19 cases in our area

The biggest gain today is 7 new cases in Whitfield County, which moves into 2nd place in our coverage area (over Bradley).  But the...

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Two Hixson businesses intentionally set on fire Saturday afternoon

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Chattanooga Fire Department says that debris on fire behind two Hixson businesses Saturday afternoon is not a coincidence. Investigators are now...

Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – July 5th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid for Sunday with More Rain in the Forecast! Waking up Sunday morning in most areas between 67 & 73,...

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian...