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Grandma’s biscuit baking goes viral on Facebook

LAFAYETTE, Ga (WDEF) - A grandma in Lafayette Georgia has gone viral on the internet. 77 year old Patsy Wilbanks has been cooking since she was...

Our annual list of Fireworks Shows in the Tennessee Valley

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Fireworks shows are going to be harder to find this year... at least around Chattanooga. But there will be several of them...

Raid ends in 13 drug arrests at one home in northwest Georgia

Officers served search warrants of home on road leading up Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga Valley.

Salvation Army assistance still available for tornado victims

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Thanks to large donations by Food City and its partners, the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga and the United Way...

Another law enforcement officer in trouble over social media post

Bradley deputy resigns, Hamilton Sheriff investigating a post, Rossville fires a part time officer

Lake Winnie begins the reopening process with Waterpark only

ROSSVILLE, GA (WDEF)- Since the pandemic closures, many have been wondering if Lake Winnepesaukah would open for the summer. The official start of Lake Winnie, in...

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department reports two more deaths of Covid-19 patients. That brings the total here to 24. Both were Hispanic men...

Two northwest Georgia nursing homes suffer Covid-19 deaths

Another death in Rossville, first fatalities at Fort Oglethorpe facility.

North Georgia students use a racial slur in viral Snapchat video

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (WDEF)- A Snapchat video that has been making its way around multiple social media sites has some North Georgia high school students...

Fort Oglethorpe nursing home has multiple Covid-19 positive tests

Pruitt Health has had 33 residents and 25 staff test positive

Kemp lifts Ga. restrictions in new executive order

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed a new executive order Thursday, relaxing more restrictions for the Peach State. Beginning June...

GA election results from Tuesday

We break down some of the biggest results from Georgia's primaries in northwest Georgia and why we should care about each one.



Apartment manager reports that building 2 is a total loss

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Six people are now recovering after being trapped on their balconies during an apartment fire. The leasing manager of the Rustic Village...

Hamilton County gets 15,000 new face masks to hand out

"Hamilton Countians gotta respect this virus and realize it's a killer...it ain't gonna go away.."

Protests in residential neighborhoods

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - "In their cars blowing horns, they got out waving signs. One had a bullhorn. They were all chanting, just really...

Lost Dog – Chipper – Soddy Daisy

Chipper ran off from our home in Soddy Daisy on 6/24/20. Last seen on Lee Pike near Arapaho Dr. He is a male pointer...