45.5 F
Chattanooga
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tennessee State News

Dolly Parton posts her Covid vaccine photo

(WDEF) - Dolly Parton tweeted on Tuesday a photo of her getting her Covid vaccine with a clever caption. "Dolly gets a dose of her...

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...

Kangaroo makes its getaway in Alabama, hopping to freedom

Authorities are searching for a young kangaroo who slipped away from his keepers as he was being hauled through Alabama on its way to a new home.

Tennessee Senate OKs anti-trans athlete bill

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee’s GOP-dominant Senate has advanced legislation that would ban transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports. On Monday,...

Tax worker charged with filing fake returns, keeping refunds

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service has been charged with filing false returns and keeping parts of...

Georgia State News

Latest voting fraud investigations include Trion widow

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - Georgia election officials sent their third batch of alleged voting violations to prosecutors last week, including a case against a...

Georgia Voting Bills : Protection Vs. Suppression

Residents and officials in North Georgia are going back and forth debating whether the latest reform bills protect or surpass the election process.

WNBA approves Montgomery’s role in new Dream ownership group

ATLANTA (AP) - Real estate investor Larry Gottesdiener has been approved as the lead owner of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream following pressure on former...

Official: 3 dead in small plane crash in northeast Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a single-engine plane bound for Daytona Beach, Florida, has crashed after takeoff from a north Georgia airport, killing...

Georgia Prosecutor talks about phone call investigation

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump to influence last year’s general election is urging people to be patient. Fulton...

Alabama State News

Kangaroo makes its getaway in Alabama, hopping to freedom

Authorities are searching for a young kangaroo who slipped away from his keepers as he was being hauled through Alabama on its way to a new home.

Alabama universities commit to in person classes this fall

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Students across the three-campus University of Alabama System will return to in-person instruction for the fall semester with no limits...

$5.25 Million Fund is Key Step Towards More Conservation in Greater Chattanooga Region

An environmental group has raised over five million dollars to accelerate land conservation in the tri-state area to battle climate change. The Open Space Institute...

Lottery/casino bill in Alabama is getting some tweeks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A vote on lottery and casino legislation is being delayed in the Alabama Senate. Republican sponsor Sen. Del Marsh told reporters...

Teen’s Civil War reenacting chicken found in Alabama

A Mississippi teen who lost his Civil War-reenacting chicken in Alabama has been reunited with the bird courtesy of a stranger.