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Tennessee legislature passes “permitless carry” handgun bill

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - On Monday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed a “permitless carry” gun bill after some contentious debate. The measure has been...

Local Nonprofit offers virtual life skills training for Foster kids and parents

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Currently there are over 8,000 kids in the foster system in Tennessee and there are only approximately 350 children awaiting adoption....

Vaccine Eligibility soon to be available to Tennesseans 16 and up

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Tennessee has vaccinated over 2 million people and Starting April 5th anyone who is over the age of 16 will be...

Governor Lee Addresses Federal Covid Relief

Governor Lee says the latest covid relief bill on the Senate floor is flawed, and Tennessee will suffer financially despite flourishing during the pandemic.

Educators Push for More Funding

Some educators are hoping that state legislators will invest a chunk of the state’s 40 plus million dollar budget into public schools.

Cempa Community Care earns Governor’s Award of Excellence

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - A local organization has been  awarded the Governor Bill Lee award of excellence this week.  Cempa Community Care was chosen for...

Covid-19 Task Force and Vaccine Distribution

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Currently, Hamilton County is vaccinating phases 1a1, 1a2, and residents that are 75 years and older. On Tuesday, January 5th, residents with...

Gov. Lee’s Order Sparks Mask Mandate Requests

The order, which limits public gatherings to a maximum of 10 people if social distancing is not possible, does not effect restaurants, bars, or places of worship.

Hamilton County Officials lift Covid-19 Business Restrictions

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - On Tuesday, Governor Bill Lee announced the first steps of  the “Tennessee Pledge.”  This means that  Tennessee is ending all...

State Officials Respond to the Protest Bill

"The offenses that were put on, are more egregious than than people who commit domestic violence or sex crimes" said Rep. Hakeem.
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