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Georgia Continues to See Record Numbers for Early Voting

Georgia voters continue to set record numbers for turnout in mail and early, in-person voting.

Ramp Closures on October 23rd Weekend

Portions of the I-75 and I-24 split will be closed for one weekend, allowing crews to make major progress with their overall modification project.

Georgia Court Rules That Votes for Candidates Who Die Before Election Are Void

Georgia’s highest court ruled Monday that votes cast for a candidate who dies before Election Day are void.

Child hit by car on Highway 27 in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating, after a small child was hit by a car tonight. It happened around 8 on...

Long Lines To Vote In Catoosa County

CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - For two days, Georgia voters have been lining up to vote early in the November general election, and they...

Ossoff slams Perdue over virus; Republican cries socialism

ATLANTA (AP) — During their first debate, Democrat Jon Ossoff hammered Sen. David Perdue on his response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Georgia Republican responded...

Advance Voting begins in Georgia with lines

RINGGOLD, Georgia (WDEF) - Advance voting began in person today in Georgia. And if Catoosa County is any indication, you still may find lines when...

Technical problems arise as early voting starts in Georgia

Long lines of people eager to cast ballots have formed in Georgia on the state's first day of early in-person voting.

State of Georgia ranks #4 in highest coronavirus cases

GEORGIA (WDEF) - The State of Georgia currently has over 300 thousand active cases and North Georgia Health Officials say that  a combined total of...

How Do Teachers in Georgia Feel About in Class Learning?

Weeks into the new school year, are teachers in Georgia vulnerable?

CDC says coronavirus can spread indoors in updated guidance

The World Health Organization raised the issue months ago.

Texas man sentenced to 25 years for running a child porn chat group

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - Terence Dewayne Dixon has been sentenced to 25 years for running an online chat group dedicated to child pornography. The Houston...

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Georgia Continues to See Record Numbers for Early Voting

Georgia voters continue to set record numbers for turnout in mail and early, in-person voting.

Hammond Still Hospitalized with COVID-19

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is still hospitalized for COVID-19.

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Back Below 10,000

New unemployment claims in Tennessee moved back below 10,000 to 9,873 for the week of October 17.

Crews Battle Early Morning House Fire on Rogers Road

The Chattanooga Fire Department battled a house fire on Rogers Road early Thursday morning.