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Sen. Gardenhire opposes first responder residency bill

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - “It’s a Memphis problem and they’re trying to solve it with a statewide bill.” State Senator Bill Kelsey pushed for a...

First responders react to Tennessee bill lifting residency requirements

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Nationwide, a shortage of police officers has been reported in recent years. A new bill out of Nashville hopes to...

Lawmakers file bill that bans residency requirements for first responders

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A proposed Tennessee bill seeks to ban local government residency requirements for full-time law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical...

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...

2021 Law Changes

Both the Volunteer and Peach states are updating the rulebooks in the year 2021.

First Wave of Vaccines for First Responders

Looking at the bigger picture, Chattanooga Fire Chief Phil Hyman wants the first round of vaccines to build the confidence of the entire city.

Recovery Program helps First Responders deal with work related trauma

RINGGOLD, GA (WDEF) - Local Nonprofit, Building the Blue Bridge is an organization that helps bridge the divide between law enforcement and civilians. Now they...

Military and First Responders Honored with Armed Forces Parade in Downtown Chattanooga

Hamilton County and the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council saluted military members and honored first responders with a parade this morning in downtown Chattanooga.

Honoring First Responders

Sometimes the sacrifices made by our local fire department, police department, and paramedics team can go over our heads.

Technology upgrade helps Signal Mountain Police Department

A technology upgrade is helping one police department in the Tennessee Valley succeed.
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East Hamilton Quarterback Haynes Eller Signs With ETSU

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Covenant Transport signs agreement with Army to hire veterans

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - People leaving the military will get a little help re-adjusting to civilian life under an initiative that includes a local trucking...