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Kerry Steelman has been Fired

The Hamilton County Election Commission voted in favor of firing Administrator of Elections Kerry Steelman.

Want To Vote? Tennessee Voting Registration Deadline is October 5

Tennesseans who want to vote in the Nov. 3 State and Federal General Election only have one week until the voter registration deadline on Monday, Oct. 5.

Rep. Yusuf Hakeem Recommends Changes to Election Policies in Hamilton Co.

24 hours after calling for the Hamilton County Election Commission to be investigated, Representative Yusuf Hakeem says Secretary of State Tre Hargett has not contacted him, "What the Secretary of State is doing is disregarding concerns that are being expressed by citizens who pay his salary."

Senate Candidate jumps out of an airplane for some publicity

Marquita Bradshaw: “It’s been over a year ago since I took a leap of faith and launched my campaign for US Senate."

State loans Cleveland money to improve water infrastructure

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Governor Bill Lee on Tuesday announced a loan to the city of Cleveland to improve their water infrastructure. The money will be...

Biden campaign adds Georgia to their battleground states.

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden is using a campaign cash advantage over President Donald Trump to add Republican-leaning Georgia and Iowa to his paid...

Marjorie Greene’s opponent quits November race

(WDEF) - The Democrat who was challenging Marjorie Taylor Greene for a slot in Congress in November has suddenly dropped out of the race. Kevin...

Councilman Erskine Oglesby is joining the race for Chattanooga Mayor

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The number of candidates running for mayor of Chattanooga is now 7. District 7 City Councilman Erskine Oglesby made his announcement this...

Hamilton Co. Commissioners Deny 20 Million Dollar Resolution

Boyd and other Hamilton County Commissioners denied Sheriff Jim Hammond's proposal to renovate Silverdale detention center.

Trump Boat Parade

Members of the Bradley County Republican Party tell News 12 that this event is important to gain morale ahead of the election.

State Officials Respond to the Protest Bill

"The offenses that were put on, are more egregious than than people who commit domestic violence or sex crimes" said Rep. Hakeem.

Republicans bringing boat rallys to our area this weekend

Boat rallies/parades on Chickamauga, Hiwassee, Allatoona on Saturday



GPS Soccer Stays Undefeated With 1-0 Win Over Rival Baylor

Chatttanooga-(WDEF-TV) The GPS soccer team remained perfect on the season Wednesday evening with a 1-0 win over rival Baylor. The match was scoreless at...

Local mom wonders why she’s facing charges

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Timeka Menifee showed News 12 the car she said she was pulled over in Friday night. It's a silver Ford...

CFC Fall to Oakland 3-2 in NISA Playoff Semifinals

The CFC's quest for the NISA Championship came to an end on Wednesday in Detroit as they lost to Oakland 3-2 in the playoff...

Vols Cade Mays Among Transfer Waiver Requests Granted by SEC Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league....