GM strike by 50,000 autoworkers enters day four

Negotiators for the United Auto Workers union and General Motors returned to the table Thursday morning, as rank and file workers from the automaker’s manned picket lines for a fourth day. The strike by nearly 50,000 hourly workers started early Monday, spread across 31 factories and 21 other facilities in nine states primarily in the…

READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records

President Donald Trump is suing his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA and New York district attorney Cyrus Vance to attempt to stop his accounting records from being sent to the local prosecutor. Read the lawsuit here: cnn.com/2019/09/19/politics/tax-records-trump-lawsuit/index.html

Justin Trudeau’s progressive public image butts up against a series of scandals

Justin Trudeau has long cultivated a public persona as a “woke” champion of socially progressive values. In office, he has proudly proclaimed he is a feminist and proposed legislation to tackle gender pay equity. He has personally welcomed Syrian refugees to the country. And he has offered formal apologies on behalf of the Canadian government…

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Numbers Climbing For Women In Trucking

Numbers Climbing For Women In Trucking

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- The trucking industry changes as new innovations come along. Recently, we have seen tractor trailers become more fuel efficient and even some self driving trucks are beginning to show up. But, there have been a lack of female presence until now. According to Freightwaves, 10 to 15 years ago less than 5 %…

Authorities identify man hurt in courthouse shooting

Authorities identify man hurt in courthouse shooting

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who was shot inside an Alabama courthouse as being a 72-year-old resident with multiple ammunition containers. News outlets reported Thursday that Jackson County sheriff’s officials say Fred Swearengin had a handgun and four magazines containing bullets when he was shot Wednesday. Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says…

Dade Sheriff arrests Tennessee suspect for Jefferson’s Restaurant theft

Dade Sheriff arrests Tennessee suspect for Jefferson’s Restaurant theft

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) – The Dade County Sheriff’s Department has charged a suspect in a theft at Jefferson’s Restaurant in Trenton. They got surveillance video of the theft that happened two weeks ago. Investigators identified the suspects as 21 year old Branden P. Dale from South Pittsburg. “Sheriff Cross wants to thank anyone who provided…

Horses regain strength at ranch

Horses regain strength at ranch

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – At Red Clay Ranch Equine Rescue and Sanctuary in Lyerly, Kirby and Dakota are working to regain strength. “If you see something. Please say something,” Co-Founder and Executive Director Lee Rast said. The two were rescued from Dade County. Dakota is doing well. She’s expected to make a full recovery.…

Democratic Party revolt in Chattooga County this week

Democratic Party revolt in Chattooga County this week

SUMMERVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – The Democratic Party in one northwest Georgia County has lost several office holders this week. Four county leaders have announced they are leaving the party in Chattooga County, including the Sheriff. The final match straw appears to have been comments over the White Supremacist rally in Dahlonega over the weekend. Sheriff…

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Here’s why you need a will, and how to get one

Here’s why you need a will, and how to get one

Here’s why you need a will, and how to get one By Chris Hogan We all want to do nice things for our loved ones. We go on family trips and celebrate life’s wins together. It’s sometimes difficult for us to consider the bad things that can happen in life, but we still have to…

How to Help Your Kids Plan for College While They’re in High School

How to Help Your Kids Plan for College While They’re in High School

If you’re a parent, here’s something we’re both passionate about: making sure your kids have a great future. I want to help you and your kids get ready for life after high school so they can continue to college (and beyond) with a plan and a purpose! And a huge part of that is paying for school without student loans.