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Continuous Unemployment Claims Continue to Drop While New Claims Rise in Tennessee

Continuous unemployment claims in Tennessee dropped to 184,781 while new claims rose for the week of August 29.

TVA fined more than $600,000 for discrimination violations

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)-The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or the NRC, has issued a $606,942 penalty to TVA. According to the NRC, the penalties stem from an...

Company moving headquarters to Dayton

Will create 70 news jobs over next 3 years

Tennesseans Facing Evictions

The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga wants to assist people in their time of need if they are in danger of losing their home.

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...

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Lee Flames Win Home Opener Over Shorter 70-60

(leeuflames.com) After five road games and three home postponements the Lee men's basketball team finally got back on its home court inside Walker Arena,...

Local coalition concerned about coronavirus testing

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - "These are elected officials and they serve the people. They do not serve corporations. They do not serve their political...

Officials back Tennessee Guard amidst inauguration loyalty concerns

"If anyone challenges your loyalty, it is unfortunate."