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Dalton councilman stepping down after getting new job

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) - Councilman Derek Waugh is resigning his position in Dalton this summer. He is moving to Atlanta to start a new job...

Georgia legislature passes “porch piracy” bill

GEORGIA (WDEF) - It’s something that happens all too often. People get packages shipped right to their front doors and before they can even...

Flooding in Tn. and Ga.

It might take a little bit longer for it to dry out this time."

Social media groups hunt for Georgia vaccination appoinments

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- As the vaccine roll out continues there are several social media groups that are assisting people who can't seem to find...

Ooltewah man pleads guilty to battery of soccer official

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) - A soccer player from Ooltewah has pleaded guilty to battery of an official during a soccer game in north Georgia. The...

Dalton condominium fire overnight

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) - Firefighters managed to contain a fire in a condominium to just one unit early this morning. It happened around 1 AM...

Georgia Voting Bills : Protection Vs. Suppression

Residents and officials in North Georgia are going back and forth debating whether the latest reform bills protect or surpass the election process.

New COVID-19 treatment could stop hospital visits

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- Hamilton Medical Center has opened a new clinic that will provide a new COVID-19 treatment that will help high risk patients. Last...

Local man charged with taking part in Capitol Take-Over

Suspect is Joseph (Jose) Padilla from the Dalton area

Reforming Citizen Arrest Laws

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp wants to eliminate what he calls a "vigilante style of violence" one week before the anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery's death.

Dalton Confederate statue moved

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- Downtown Dalton looks a little different tonight. The statue of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston that was located at the intersection of...

Dalton State student’s TikTok video sparks debate on free speech

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - A Dalton State student’s TikTok video regarding racial slurs and gender identity is sparking outrage, with the student in question...


Three men shot on Dodson Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Three people were shot early Saturday morning in Chattanooga. According to police, the three men were in the 800 block of Dodson...

UPDATE: Stolen Truck and One Dog Found, One Missing

UPDATE:The red truck has been located along with one dog. Harry, the 30 lb terrier, has been found! Coconut, anatolian, is still missing. EARLIER: Chattanooga Police...

Ian McGrath Scores Two Goals in CFC’s 3-0 Win Over New Amsterdam

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) Ian McGrath scored twice on Friday as the CFC beat New Amsterdam 3-0. It was Chattanooga's second game of the season opening Legends...

Dalton and SE Whitfield Finish in 3-3 Tie in Battle of Top Ranked Soccer Teams

Dalton, GA-(WDEF-TV) Only fitting that two soccer teams ranked number one would play to a draw. That was the case on Friday night at...