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The fight over green jobs in coal country: “We can become important again”

Clinging to the top rungs of a 300-foot ladder, Eric Ritchie pauses to catch his breath. Surrounding him, and disappearing below, the curved walls...

TVA closes two coal plants, names Lyash as new CEO

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- National eyes rested on Chattanooga this morning as the Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted on the closure of two coal...

TVA holds listening session ahead of key board vote Thursday

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Tennessee Valley Authority held a listening session ahead of a key board vote Thursday morning. 38 total people spoke in...

Interior Dept. restricts mountain coal mining in East Tenn.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Interior Department says it is designating more than 550 miles of mountain ridgelines in East Tennessee as unsuitable for surface coal mining operations.
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Back to School today in Bradley County and Dayton City

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) - More students are heading back to class on Wednesday. (Post or email your back to school photos pictures@wdef.com) Schools in Bradley County...

Tivoli begins Recovery Fund for lost Covid-19 concerts

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The public performance shutdown during the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on Chattanooga area concert venues. Tivoli Theatre Foundation officials say...

Boats collide on Hiwassee River over the weekend

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency released information on Tuesday on three boating incidents from the weekend. They include a boat collision...

CPD officers injured in Hixson duplex fire over the weekend

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A fire at a duplex on Eldridge Road Sunday night injured three CPD officers. Chattanooga Police shared details of the situation...