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Chickamauga Woman Sentenced for False Tax Claims

Kimberly Johnson, 43, of Chickamauga, Ga., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to four years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Johnson to pay $306,496 in restitution.

Summer Nutrition Program for Children Kicks Off in LaFayette

The YMCA kicked off its new summer nutrition program for kids and teens this week in LaFayette.

Foster Home Fire in Fort Olgethorpe

Two teens made it out safely with some help.

Child Struck & Killed By Bus at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School

A school bus struck and killed a student this morning at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School.

North Georgia Authorities Search for Inmate Who Escaped Custody

Authorities from across North Georgia search for an inmate who escaped custody while at Hutcheson Medical Center.

Walker County Authorities Investigate Early Morning Shooting

Walker County authorities investigate an early morning shooting on Cottage Crest Court in Chickamauga.

Walker County Authorities Investigate Fatal Shooting

Walker County authorities investigate a late night fatal shooting.

One Person Dead in Walker County Incident

Walker County authorities investigate what appears to be a fatal shooting last night.

Lookout Mountain to Remember King’s Dream Speech

A bell-ringing ceremony on Lookout Mountain is among events being held across the country Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Melissa Rettig Uses Conservation to Encourage Students to Learn More About Their World

Whether its before or after school, or even on a weekend, Melissa Rettig stands ready to help students expand their understanding of the world. Her interest in conservation prompted students to plan a campus clean up for earth day.

Fort Oglethorpe Residents Support Senator’s Push for Charter Study

"He represents us folks in Fort Oglethorpe. He's my senator and he's the senator for the 53rd district and he needs to be concerned about it," says Fort Oglethorpe Business Owner, Judy O'Neale.

Leigh Davis Teaches To Multiple Learning Styles

Students in Leigh Davis' 4th grade class will be with her again next year. Davis and her students at Stone Creek Elementary will all move to 5th grade together. Knowing the impact she'll have, Davis strives to find ways to help each student thrive.


Lady Vols outplayed by South Carolina in SEC semifinal, 67-52

GREENVILLE, S.C. (UT Athletics) – No. 14/16 Tennessee, the No. 3 seed, outscored second-seeded No. 7/7 South Carolina 13-8 in the fourth quarter, but...

Bearettes head to fourth straight state tournament

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Bradley Central Bearettes are headed to their fourth straight state tournament after defeating Oakland, 36-31. Bradley shot just 50 percent...

Christian Heritage falls in Final Four

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) -- The Christian Heritage boys basketball team dropped the GHSA Class A Private Final Four game to Mount Pisgah, 66-57.

Smith, Banks out as Mocs fall to ETSU in SoCon Tourney

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (UTC Athletics) -- They say all good things must come to an end. The Chattanooga Mocs fell 63-53 to ETSU today in...