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Alabama governor extends mask order, requires for students

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending a state order requiring face coverings in public for another month. And she says masks...

Alabama cuts off alcohol sales at 11PM

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - The ABC Board in Alabama on Monday voted to cut off the entire state at 11PM. Alcohol sales must end at...

Wednesday Covid-19 report around the Tennessee Valley

We look at hot spots in Cleveland, Murphy, Dalton and Fort Payne areas.

Tommy Tuberville easily beats Jeff Sessions in Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville has easily defeated Jeff Sessions in a Republican runoff for a U.S. Senate Seat...

Officials express concern: Alabama virus cases top 30,000

See where DeKalb & Jackson Counties rate.

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...

Fort Payne man charged with child sexual abuse

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - 51 year old Paul Larue Edwards has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. The victim is under 12 years...

Alabama virus cases surge, prompting new health warnings

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama health officials are issuing renewed warnings after a surge of coronavirus cases.  The Alabama Department of Public Health urged people...

4th person drowns in Little River on Lookout Mountain

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - There have already been four fatal drowning incidents at the Little River Canyon this summer. The most recent one was...

National cemeteries missing flags, ceremonies amid pandemic

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — Pam Nichols normally spends Memorial Day with a huge crowd at the Alabama National Cemetery after helping place thousands of...

Drowning at Little River Canyon National Preserve

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - Divers were finally able to recover the body of a swimmer at Little River Falls on Thursday. The Falls are...

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...

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Smith, Banks out as Mocs fall to ETSU in SoCon Tourney

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (UTC Athletics) -- They say all good things must come to an end. The Chattanooga Mocs fell 63-53 to ETSU today in...