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Faith Leaders Address School Funding Concerns

According to the Education Law Center, Tennessee ranks in the bottom five states across the country when it comes to school funding.

Golden Apple Award: Kaley Carpenter, Meigs South Elementary

DECATUR, TN (WDEF) - When tragedy struck Meigs South Elementary school, children were left with some very grown up questions. Ms. Kaley Carpenter helped...

What’s Right With Our Schools: At Practice with Howard Lacrosse

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - When it comes to uniquely American sports, nothing has been around longer than Lacrosse. When played right, it builds teamwork,...

Golden Apple Award: Valley Point Elementary’s Kristy Townsend

DALTON, GA (WDEF) - Kristy Townsend's family has attended Valley Point Elementary School for generations. That's where she learned to do her best every...

What’s Right With Our Schools: Howard Lacrosse

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) -A good education is all about learning new things. Lacrosse is a relatively new sport at Howard, but it's already opening...

Golden Apple Award: Ridgeland High School’s Julie Butler

ROSSVILLE, GA, (WDEF) - Julie Butler was born to teach, but she postponed her own higher education until her youngest daughter was a teenager....

What’s Right With Our Schools: Chattanooga Christian’s Learning Center

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - In the middle of the Chattanooga Christian campus sits a nearly 4,000 square foot, state of the art, learning facility. ...

First Baptist Cares Seeks Funding for Virtual Learning Center

Students in Hamilton County are winter on break, which means First Baptist Cares’ virtual learning center is empty. As grant money for the fall is drying up, President of the non-profit Terry Ladd hopes it is full by spring semester.

What’s Right with Our Schools: Nolan Elementary

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN (WDEF) - When the weather is nice, having class outside is a real treat. In the age of Covid, it's also...

What’s Right With Our Schools: Howard Culinary Program

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Give a man a pie and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to cook, and he might...

Dr. Brian Johnson Named as Superintendent of the Year Finalist

Chattanooga, TN. (Press Release)—The School Superintendents Association (AASA) announced today Dr. Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools, is a finalist for 2021 National...

Dr. Bryan Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County School system has announced that superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19. He tested positive on Thursday. Dr....

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Ten Straight Palindrome Dates

We're in the middle of ten consecutive palindrome dates.

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

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Thursday Morning Showers And Fog, Then Drier For Awhile! Cloudy and foggy with areas of rain moving in through the morning.  Some...

Mocs Get 70-64 SoCon Road Win Over Samford

(gomocs.com) BIRMINGHAM---The Chattanooga Mocs had a little déjà vu all over again in their 70-64 win at Samford Wednesday night. The Mocs limited their...

Boating fatalities soared in Tennessee during the pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The TWRA reports a major spike in boating fatalities in Tennessee in 2020. The state set a record low of 8...