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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...

Rhea County gets first COVID-19 case, Thursday count

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - The last county in the News 12 coverage area now has a positive COVID-19 Test. Rhea County was one of only...

Mayor lifts roadblocks in Andrews, NC but still wants visitors to stay away

ANDREWS, North Carolina (WDEF) - The roadblocks are being taken down in a small, North Carolina town in the mountains. But their mission continues. Mayor James Reid...

Murphy, NC issues guidelines after Lowe’s employee tests positive

"if you have been to the Lowe’s located in Murphy, NC any time between March 22nd and April 7th...."

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Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – October 29th, 2020

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Prayer vigil after Meigs County crash

MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - In a pavilion in Decatur, Meigs County community members turned to each other and their faith during a prayer...

Tennessee mulling independent review on COVID-19 vaccine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey says Tennessee is considering independently reviewing the safety and efficacy of a coronavirus vaccine once it...

Vols Coach Jeremy Pruitt Believes UT Closing the Gap With Alabama

The Vols whiffed on ending Alabama's winning streak in the series last Saturday. The second ranked Tide won 48-17 for their 14th straight win over...