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LOCAL NEWS

Possible Coronavirus exposure at Hicks-Herring Wedding

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. (WDEF)- Several people that attended the Hicks-Herring Wedding at the Collegedale Commons on June, 27 have tested positive for COVID-19. The HamCo Health...

Governor Bill Lee grants Mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue a mask mandate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- On Friday, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order, granting mayors from 89 counties the authority to issue mask requirements in...

Gov. Kemp brings Mask message to Dalton

"We know that things can get bad really quickly but things can get a whole lot better really quickly too."

Restaurant goes back to take out instead of dining in

Community Pie makes change to keep workers safer from Covid-19

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.."

NATIONAL NEWS

Travelers from Alabama and 8 Other States to NY, New Jersey, Connecticut are told to isolate

Officials say New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days.

Chattanooga woman’s donated plasma saves life of COVID-19 patient

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - A Chattanooga coronavirus survivor  has helped save the life of a South Carolina woman  by donating her plasma. Harriett Whitaker was just...

CDC alerts doctors to COVID-19 linked condition in children

(AP) - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors about a rare but serious condition in children linked with the...

US intel: Coronavirus not manmade, still studying lab theory

U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that the new coronavirus was “not manmade or genetically modified.”

2 died with coronavirus weeks before 1st US virus death

Health officials say two people died with the coronavirus in California weeks before the first reported death from the disease.

SPORTS

Concerns Remain For Upcoming High School Football Season Due to COVID 19

The NFL has canceled their annual Hall of Fame exhibition game on August 6th due to COVID 19. Not exactly a positive step for...

Lookouts sue insurance company over COVID pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Major League Baseball is finally back. A 60-game season is on the horizon, with training camp starting July 1. However,...

River Rafting returns for the summer season with CDC guidelines

POLK COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Ocoee River Rapids are some of the most popular in the country. People from all over the world come...

Red Bank prepares for ‘strict’ return to practice

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- High school football teams in Tennessee can start practice again beginning June 1. The Red Bank Lions have a thorough...

NCAA approves on-campus reopen for football, basketball

UNDATED (AP) -- The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to lift a moratorium on voluntary workouts by football and basketball players effective June...

ENTERTAINMENT

Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed...

AMC movie theatres reopening July 15

AMC Theatres operate most of the screens in our area

Riverbend 2020 Officially Cancelled

Friends of the Festival, the nonprofit organization behind Chattanooga’s premier music festival Riverbend, has made the decision to cancel this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion calendars

By COLLEEN BARRY and THOMAS ADAMSON Associated Press SOAVE, Italy (AP) - Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest profile luxury fashion houses to...

Keith Urban hosts drive-in concert for medical workers

This was a test run of a a pandemic friendly kind of show.

Steps to Prevent Illness for Coronavirus COVID-19

Follow these steps to help prevent yourself and others from coronavirus COVID-19.