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Two arrested in chase near Wildwood, Georgia

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) - A Lookout Valley driver has been charged after a high speed chase in northwest Georgia on Tuesday. It started after 3PM,...

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...

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Catalytic converters have turned into a hot item for thieves. Thefts have been reported in several area counties, with six recent cases in Dade.

Gov. disputes that Georgia is last in Covid vaccines

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

Holiday season deadly on roadways in Georgia

DADE COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - On Morgan Road off Highway 11 sat a car with a crushed back end. Tuesday afternoon, authorities said that the...

First Responder Award: New Home volunteer firefighter battling cancer

Crystal Smith got a fire truck escort following her last chemo treatment, surgery still looming.

Latest: Covid case increase in northwest Georgia, except in Dade Co.

ATLANTA (WDEF) - Even as the first doses of a vaccine rolls into Georgia, the Department of Health reports that Covid-19 cases continue to...

Midwest couple arrested after high speed chase in Dade County

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) - A 90 mile chase finally ended last night when the fleeing suspects crossed the line into Georgia. The suspects were actually...

Georgia senators endorse Texas legal challenge

Senator Jeff Mullis from Chickamauga is one of them

20 year Sheriff’s funeral held outside of the office he helped create

DADE COUNTY, Georiga- A funeral service was held outside of the Dade County Sheriffs Office Wednesday for a former sheriff who died over the...

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.

Friends mourn the loss of Former Dade County Sheriff Philip Street

DADE COUNTY, GA  (WDEF) - Dade County is mourning the loss of a former sheriff-Philip Street. According to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, Street passed away...


Weather Update: Thursday Night’s Forecast – January 21st, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): After Friday Morning Clouds and Fog, Some Brighter Times For Awhile! Expect lingering clouds with some areas of fog and drizzle.  Overnight...

Chain Reaction Fire on Lee Highway

An early morning traffic accident led to an auto repair business and numerous cars to erupt in flames.

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...