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Tennessee Had 7,598 New Unemployment Claims Last Week

New unemployment claims in Tennessee stayed below 8,000 for the fourth straight time with 7,598 last week.

Covid Vaccines for Anyone 16 Years Old and Older

10 Counties in southeast Tennessee (Bledsoe, Bradley, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie) are eligible to give Covid vaccines to anyone 16 and older.

Some Sequatchie Valley drivers putting kids in danger

DUNLAP, Tennessee- Dr. Melissa Cordell said drivers not stopping for the school bus in Dunlap is nothing new. "It’s not a new problem, it’s an ongoing...

Tennessee expanding vaccines to 1-C category

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - Tennessee health officials are expanding the pool of vaccines as they expect increased shipments. Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey announced the state...

Sequachee Valley Electric to Work Overnight to Restore Power

A few power lines in the Sequatchie Valley reportedly froze over due to freezing rain this morning. This caused almost seven hundred reported power...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Fall to 11,497

New unemployment claims in Tennessee fell to 11,097 last week.

Tuesday school closings and delays

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - No new snow or ice in the forecast for Tuesday, but some schools are still closing/delaying because of wintery weather on...

Tennessee adds rural vaccine locations and supply

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The Tennessee Department of Health is adding more than 100 new vaccination sites across the state, with an emphasis on serving...

Surge in Rural Area Hunger

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank says because of Covid-19, more than 50 thousand children in Tennessee do not know where their next meal is coming from.

Over 1 Million New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Since March 15

NASHVILLE, TN (WDEF) - The number of new unemployment claims in Tennessee since March 15, the start of the pandemic, topped the one million...

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase By More Than 6,000

New unemployment claims in Tennessee increased by more than 6,000 to 16,554.

New Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase for Second Week

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

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