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Dalton City Council meeting canceled

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- A city of Dalton staff member that is assigned to city hall has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Due to precautions related...

Gov. Kemp brings Mask message to Dalton

"We know that things can get bad really quickly but things can get a whole lot better really quickly too."

More action Wednesday in debate over wearing face masks

Knox county joins local governments in requiring masks, but Tennessee & Georgia Governors refuse.

Our annual list of Fireworks Shows in the Tennessee Valley

UPDATE: The Cleveland fireworks show at Bradley Square Mall has been cancelled. _____ CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Fireworks shows are going to be harder to find this...

Whitfield County citizens protest the 287(g) program

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- The Northwest Georgia Justice Coalition in Whitfield county is calling on Sheriff Scott Chitwood to make a change within their sheriff's...

AMC movie theatres reopening July 15

AMC Theatres operate most of the screens in our area

Dalton and Ringgold will hold fireworks shows

Many shows around Chattanooga have cancelled

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...

The City of Dalton Debates Over the Joseph E. Johnston Statue

The city of Dalton is facing controversy over whether the Joseph E. Johnston statue should be removed.

UDC ‘ready and willing to consent’ to moving confederate statue in Dalton

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - A confederate statue in downtown Dalton is causing quite a stir with large amounts of people at odds. The issue is...

GA election results from Tuesday

We break down some of the biggest results from Georgia's primaries in northwest Georgia and why we should care about each one.

Officials Weigh in on “Defund The Police”

Following the death of George Floyd, defunding the police has become a rallying cry.


Weather Update: Monday Afternoon’s Forecast – July 6th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid Monday, With More Rain in the Forecast! This Afternoon: Partly to mostly sunny skies and continued high humidity. A...

Letter to Sheriff Hammond

Religious leaders including members of The clergy for truth justice love and healing released a statement ‪Sunday morning‬, calling for the resignation of Hamilton county sheriff Jim Hammond.

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such as classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” has died.

Madison Haylee Barrett

Lafayette High School