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Tennessee colleges get grants for free learning materials

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The board that oversees Tennessee’s community colleges is giving more than $300,000 to seven colleges to create free learning materials...

NPHC Voting Rally

With the final day of early voting approaches, the National Pan-hellenic Council of Chattanooga held a voting rally today, encouraging everyone in Hamilton County to cast their ballots.

National Drug Take Back

Tennessee American Water is partnering with the Hamilton County Coalition during the 'Annual Drug Take Back' day to prevent unused or expired medication from being disposed improperly.

Free Flu Vaccine Drive Thru at Orchard Knob Baptist

Orchard Knob Baptist Church kicked off the first of many drive thru flu vaccine events that will be held at local churches in Hamilton County.

Walker County opens additional polling locations

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (WDEF)- Early voting in Georgia comes to an end on Friday October 30th. Walker County has had one voting location until today. The county...

CFD: Gas leak on Dayton Boulevard caused by construction mishap

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- 911 received a high volume of calls last night about a gas leak on Dayton Boulevard. According to the fire department, an...

Thrasher bridge work closes lanes near Chickamauga Dam

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- TVA is conducting work on the Thrasher Bridge and it will temporarily close lanes over the Chickamauga Dam at Highway 153. The...

Free Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church Saturday

Orchard Knob Baptist Church is hosting a free drive thru flu shot clinic Saturday from 10am-2pm.

TDC Report Highlights Need For Disabled Voter Accommodations

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Tennessee Disability Coalition released a report last week studying the challenges of voters with disabilities in Tennessee - which...

Study finds Chattanooga Fire Department starting salary $10.58 an hour

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee- Last November, the Chattanooga Fire Department received the final word from a payroll study. The study found the C.F.D. is paid significantly less...

Hamilton County Sheriff Hammond Returns Home After Hospital Stay for COVID-19

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond returned home from his hospital stay for COVID-19.

Military and First Responders Honored with Armed Forces Parade in Downtown Chattanooga

Hamilton County and the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council saluted military members and honored first responders with a parade this morning in downtown Chattanooga.


Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died

Toyota adds 1.5M vehicles to US recall for engine stalling

Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to a recall from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall.

Weather Update: Wednesday Afternoon’s Forecast – October 28th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Zeta Could Pack A Punch Later On Tonight & The First Half Of Thursday! Cloudy and muggy through the morning with rain...

Golden Apple Award Winner – Valley Christian Academy’s Erika Kyle

Erika Kyle devotes her days teaching elementary students at Valley Christian Academy.