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Tennessee Unemployment Rises For Second Week In a Row

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose for the second week in a row with 22,256 for the week of June 27.

Record new Covid-19 highs in both Tennessee and Hamilton County today

New case in Hamilton doubled today from yesterday to set new record of 118

Our annual list of Fireworks Shows in the Tennessee Valley

UPDATE: The Cleveland fireworks show at Bradley Square Mall has been cancelled. _____ CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Fireworks shows are going to be harder to find this...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase from Previous Week

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose slightly from the previous week with 21,155 new claims for the week of June 20.

Athens promises biggest fireworks show ever in McMinn County

High-altitude fireworks show will be proceeded by an Air National Guard flyover of Athens

Multiple Bear sightings Wednesday in Athens, TN

UPDATE: On Thursday, Athens officials say there are actually two bears.  TWRA agents tried to tranquilize one of them, but they both ran off. ...

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department reports two more deaths of Covid-19 patients. That brings the total here to 24. Both were Hispanic men...

Rossville senior care reports death, Athens center is now Covid-19 free

ROSSVILLE, Georgia/ ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - We got Covid-19 updates on Monday from two senior care facilities in our area hit by COVID-19. The good...

NHC Rossville reports 25 positive Covid-19 tests

ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - We have a second Covid-19 outbreak at a Tennessee Valley  senior care facility . The NHC facility in Rossville is informing...

Bars are the latest reopening in Tennessee

Here is what is now allowed and what still is not allowed beginning today in Tennessee.


Wolff leads pack after second-straight 64

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage...

Two Hixson businesses intentionally set on fire Saturday afternoon

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Chattanooga Fire Department says that debris on fire behind two Hixson businesses Saturday afternoon is not a coincidence. Investigators are now...

Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – July 5th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid for Sunday with More Rain in the Forecast! Waking up Sunday morning in most areas between 67 & 73,...

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian...