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19th Amendment stamp unveiling in Niota Saturday

NIOTA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Niota Depot Preservation Committee is hosting a special stamp unveiling to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment...

Tennessee Unemployment Numbers Fall Back Down

New jobless claims in Tennessee dropped back down to 10,988 after increasing to 13,806 the week before.

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase

New jobless claims in Tennessee rose to 13,806 after three weeks of declining numbers.

Sisters celebrate great-grandmother, 19th amendment with inspirational socks

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Crescent Sock Company has operated in Niota since 1902. It's stayed in the family, and the sisters who own...

Tennessee commemorates ratification of 19th amendment

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - The State of Tennessee commemorated the ratification of the 19th amendment through a reenactment of the historic vote on...

Athens Mural underway paying tribute to 19th amendment vote

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - On August 29th, Niota will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment stamp. Niota is the home...

Sen. Mike Bell explains the Covid lawsuit protection bill he sponsored

"It's important to make sure that our businesses can reopen without the burden of frivolous lawsuits."

Mural to highlight McMinn County’s history surrounding passage of 19th amendment

ATHENS, Tenn. (WDEF) - Next week is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. The...

Muralist will paint woman’s suffrage tribute this weekend in Athens

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - A mural will be painted in downtown Athens this weekend to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the right...

New Tennessee Jobless Claims Drop to 10,036

Both new and continued unemployment claims in Tennessee continue to fall.

Four more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

New case numbers for Hamilton county and some of its neighbors

An upset, new mayors and lots of school board changes in Thursday elections

JASPER, Tennessee (WDEF) - There were lots of first time winners but not many upsets in the Thursday elections in Tennessee. However, people in Marion...

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Weather Update: Tuesday Morning’s Forecast – January 19th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Cool, But Not As Cold Into The Mid-Week! Expect fair to partly cloudy skies through the morning. Lows in the mid &...
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Chris Ramsey remembered as a community champion

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Chris Ramsey is being remembered as community champion. Ramsey recently died after contracting COVID. Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Ternae Jordan...

Police investigate multiple shooting Monday night

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - It has been a very active night for Police in Chattanooga. Two victims went to the hospital with gunshot wounds, but they...

Jeremy Pruitt’s Attorney Releases Statement in Response to Pruitt’s Termination at Tennessee

(oress release) DALLAS – Michael Lyons and the Dallas-based trial firm Lyons & Simmons have been retained to represent Coach Jeremy Pruitt. In the...