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New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase for Second Week

New unemployment claims in Tennessee increased for the second straight week.

Bradley Co. Schools help raise money for Meigs School Bus Crash Victims

BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Bradley County Schools has raised over $12,000 during their Neighbors Helping Neighbors Day. This money benefited families affected by the fatal...

TDECD announces rural broadband expansion

MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Tennessee Cares Act is continuing to help those in our surrounding area. On Tuesday the Tennessee Department of Economic...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Drop Below 7,000

New unemployment claims in Tennessee dropped to 6,992 from 7,770 the week before.

Republicans holding Congressional seats in our area

House Latest: QAnon supporter wins House race in Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories, has won...

Fisherman and dad explains his fundraiser for Meigs bus crash victims

"this is for you guys I could've been in the same boat with you guys."

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Down to 7,770

New unemployment claims in Tennessee dropped to 7,770 from 9,873 the week before.

Prayer vigil after Meigs County crash

MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - In a pavilion in Decatur, Meigs County community members turned to each other and their faith during a prayer...

Gov. Bill Lee asks Tennesseans to pray for Meigs County families

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Tennessee Governor Bill Lee held his first news conference in two weeks since self-isolating after exposure to a Covid-19 person on...

Student, mom and community react to Meigs school bus crash

DECATUR, Tennessee (WDEF) - Residents in Meigs County are mourning after that tragic Wreck. News 12's Kenan Scott shows us how the community has been...

Blood Assurance says people have responded to Meigs bus crash call

Many have lined up to donate blood to replenish the local supply

Community Reeling From Tragic Meigs County School Bus Crash

MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - It was a parent's worst nightmare. A bus carrying 22 school children crashing into a utility vehicle on Highway...


Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – April 18th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Great, Seasonable Start to the Week, Then A Dramatic Drop in Temperatures! Comfortable and cool temperatures for your Saturday evening with lows...

GOOD NEWS: Veterans Stolen Truck and Both Dogs Found

SECOND UPDATE: Both dogs and truck have been located. Officials say that the truck was located in East Ridge Friday night. Both dogs were found near...

Chattanooga firefighters battle fire on Wilsonia Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga fire firefighters were able to put out a house fire very quickly on Wilsonia Avenue this morning. According to the fire...

Chattanooga police search for missing teen

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga police are asking for the communities help with finding a missing teen. Police say that 13-year-old Stefaniz Mendez left her home...