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Delayed Stimulus

Recent negotiations at Capitol Hill could mean a second stimulus check is on the way. But millions of Americans are still waiting on their stimulus check.

Freightwaves is on the rise

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Thursday, it was announced that the U.S. had the worst financial quarter since reporting began in 1947. But, Freightwaves, a local Chattanooga...

U. S. Economy has its worst quarter since 1947

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- The U.S. economy experienced its worst drop on record since the Coronavirus began. The government released two key reports this morning that...

Will Tennessee Face More Bankruptcies?

Young says a spike in bankruptcies is inevitable, "I don't think there is any question about that it's just a matter of when." 

Core Civic is Moving Out of Silverdale

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office plans to oversee the facility.

TVA gives more flexibility to local power distributors

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - TVA announced on Monday that it will begin to offer a more flexible purchased power agreement to local distributors.  TVA says...

Deltas In Search of Change

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority of Chattanooga intended to bridge the gap between minorities and law enforcement through a virtual panel discussion with Sheriff Jim Hammond and other officials Wednesday.

Small Businesses Could See COVID-19 Relief Soon

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Governor Bill Lee announced Tuesday that some relief may be on the way for small businesses that were affected by COVID-19. Earlier...

Whitfield County sees highest unemployment rate in Georgia

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - In April, many places were dealing with the spread of COVID-19 through stay-at-home orders. In that month the unemployment rate grew...

Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection

(AP) - Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily...

Unemployment Issues

With unemployment numbers rising many Tennesseans are left wondering when they will receive any money.

Enviro-Master Says they are a Step Above other Sanitation Companies

The chemical we use it is approved to kill covid along with 47 other viruses as well.”



Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

Explosions rocked Beirut, inflicting injuries and damaging buildings in a large radius around the city's port.

Weather Update: Tuesday Afternoon’s Forecast – August 4th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Not Too Hot Or Humid for The Next Couple Of Days - But Then, Expect A "Tidal Wave" Of Heat For...

Helicopter crashes into Tennessee River; 1 dead, 3 saved

One person has died after a helicopter crashed into the Tennessee River.

As many schools return this week, send us your photos

if you are taking back to school photos of your students, we'd love to see them