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Two people airlifted after small boat explosion

ROANE CO., Tenn. (WDEF)- Two people were airlifted after a small boat explosion near Spring City Saturday. According to TWRA , the boat was on...

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...

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Continue To Fall

Both new and continued unemployment claims in Tennessee fell from the previous week.

Back to School today in Bradley County and Dayton City

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - More students are heading back to class on Wednesday. (Post or email your back to school photos pictures@wdef.com) Schools in Bradley County...

As many schools return this week, send us your photos

if you are taking back to school photos of your students, we'd love to see them

Tennessee Unemployment Claims Decrease

Both new and continued unemployment claims in Tennessee decreased from the previous week.

Chattooga County schools return to class today

Plus our schedule of school returns in our area

Tuesday Covid-19 numbers in Southeast Tennessee

Latest numbers for Hamilton and other southeast Tennessee counties

Will parents drive their kids to school this year?

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - As school districts begin to outline their back to school plans for the fall, transportation to and from school has...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase While Continuous Claims Continues To Drop

NASHVILLE, TN (WDEF) - The number of new unemployment claims in Tennessee increased to 25,794 for the week of July 18; up from 22,431...

New record hospitalization numbers in Hamilton County

Whitfield County also saw deaths and new cases spike over the weekend.


Yankees Sweep Two Game Series With Atlanta 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) - Injury fill-in Clint Frazier had three hits, including a home run, and scored twice in his season debut as the...

City, county public officials discuss alleged situation involving 911 worker’s appearance

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - It was mentioned during a recent Chattanooga City Council meeting that a Hamilton County 911 worker was given a...

Charleston picks first black female mayor in Tennessee

CHARLESTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Donna McDermott has made history in Tennessee by becoming the state's first female, African-American mayor. The Charleston Commission chose her to...

Professor proposes a cylinder around the Cleveland Confederate monument

It would obscure the monument, but turn it into a new historical display.