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Zebra Mussels: Wrecking havoc on economy and ecology

https://youtu.be/NFRpB3_vSYY CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Here in the Tennessee Valley we are aware of some invasive species like the Bighead Carp or the Silver Carp. But,...

Massive Flooding in Chickamauga, Georgia

Greg Robinson recalls his neighbors' yard being submerged in water about 7 times in the last 15 years.

Flooding in Tn. and Ga.

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

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Certain Aquarium Products

Pet and aquarium store owners and customers are being alerted about invasive zebra mussels in products known as “moss balls.”

$5.25 Million Fund is Key Step Towards More Conservation in Greater Chattanooga Region

An environmental group has raised over five million dollars to accelerate land conservation in the tri-state area to battle climate change. The Open Space Institute...

Snow Storm on Monteagle

TDOT and public work crews continue to clear the roadways following an overnight winter storm that coated Monteagle and its respective counties.

Will Chattanooga go carbon neutral by 2050

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Over the past half-century, Chattanooga has experienced an environmental revitalization – going from being deemed the dirtiest town in America...

Chattanooga Officials Address Panhandling and Litter

Some Chattanoogans' believe panhandling and littering have become real problems in their city.

Quality of Life Concerns in Chattanooga: Panhandling and Littering

Some Chattanooga residents are beginning to vocalize frustrations with panhandling and littering in their communities.

Tree Hugging for a Good Cause

Adrienne Long from Chattanooga set out to be the world record for the longest tree hug.

EPB Gearing Up for Hurricane Sally

With roads turned to rivers, News 12 asked Carriker how dangerous the travel will be for their crews, "They won't go beyond what their capabilities are and they'll get as close as they can. They can't start working until the conditions are ready for them to work."

National Preparedness Month, Is your family prepared?

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - September is national preparedness month and that means that it's time for you and your family to get better prepared-because you...


Weather Update: Tuesday Morning’s Forecast – May 18th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Going From Warm To Hot This Week! This Morning:Mostly cloudy skies will continue through the morning. It'll be milder as well, with...

Red Bank Wins Region Softball Semifinal Against Sweetwater 4-3

Red Bank, TN-(WDEF) The Red Bank softball team won their region semifinal matchup against Sweetwater 4-3 on Monday at Red Bank high school. The...

Braves Manage Only 3 Hits in Losing 3-1 to the Mets

ATLANTA (AP) - Pinch-hitter James McCann drove in the game’s first run with a double, Tomás Nido had three hits and the New York...

Treasurer of school booster club indicted

JACKSON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Another volunteer treasurer has been arrested for stealing from schools after a Tennessee Comptroller's Office investigation. This time, a former treasurer...