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Some Walker County parents are concerned about child safety in the schools

WALKER CO., Ga. (WDEF)- Some Walker County parents are expressing their concerns about the lack of masks and safety precautions being taken in the...

Former Walker County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for Rape and Incest

The GBI arrested Zachary Williams, 39, of Chattooga County, for Rape and Incest.

What’s Right With Our Schools: West Side Elementary School

ROSSVILLE, GA (WDEF) - West Side Elementary is officially a Leader in Me Lighthouse School. It earned that honor thanks to its extraordinary impact...

Walker County School Board pressed on instituting mask mandate

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - Since January, Walker County students have returned full-time to in-person learning in the classroom. But many teachers are now calling...

Walker County Educators Asking for Stricter Safety Measures

Educators in Walker County, Georgia, are once again asking the school board and the superintendent to implement stricter safety measures in classrooms.

Walker County COVID-19 vaccine hotline

WALKER CO., Ga. (WDEF)- Walker County has a new number for residents to submit their requests for a COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning Monday, January 25th, the...

Northwest Georgia Health closes online registration portal

ROME, Georgia (WDEF) - Health officials for northwest Georgia report they were getting people signing up for the Covid-19 vaccine faster than they could...

Gov. disputes that Georgia is last in Covid vaccines

Northwest Georgia taking reservations for whenever they get enough vaccine for the public.

Golden Apple Award: Ridgeland High School’s Julie Butler

ROSSVILLE, GA, (WDEF) - Julie Butler was born to teach, but she postponed her own higher education until her youngest daughter was a teenager....

Walker County receives first round of Covid-19 vaccines

WALKER COUNTY, Ga (WDEF) - The Georgia Department of Public Health confirms that Walker County has now received its first shipment of the COVID-19...

Walker County Board of Elections prepares for Georgia Senate Runoff

WALKER COUNTY, Georgia- Another large part of the Georgia Senate Runoff is the polls and the work that goes into setting poll sites up. Walker...

Early voting ends in runoff election in Georgia

WALKER COUNTY, Ga, (WDEF) - Ballots headed into the Walker County Courthouse Thursday after three weeks of early voting. People could vote at the courthouse...

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Hamilton County expands COVID vaccine eligibility, will work on honor system, no decision on mask rules

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - More people are getting coronavirus vaccinations in Hamilton County and even more will be eligible to get the vaccine...

Local Artillery Guard unit heading to the Middle East

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - A Chattanooga-based National Guard unit is about to head overseas. The Tennessee National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 181st Field Artillery Regiment is leaving...
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‘Explosive and Dynamic’ Eboni Williams Leads Mocs Into SoCon Tournament

Chattanooga-(WDEF-TV) The UTC women tip off in the SoCon Tournament later tonight in Asheville. The Mocs are hoping 6-foot-forward Eboni Williams can create her...

Weather Update: Thursday Night’s Forecast – March 4th, 2021

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Some Clouds, Little Cooler Friday, But Dry Weather Continues! Mostly clear skies will continue through the night time.  It will be chilly...