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CALEB shares their vision for affordable housing at city council

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanoogans in action for Love, equality, and benevolence or CALEB voiced their concerns Tuesday night at City Council. Caleb presented their own housing plan for the city and came to city council to discuss what they called a housing crisis. Reverend Charlotte Williams with CALEB said, “We are here because we…

Driving Our Economy Forward: Clumpies Ice Cream at Howard

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Students at the Howard School are getting the scoop on business success from Clumpies Ice Cream. The business which started in Chattanooga in 1999 is giving back to the community by educating young adults on their business operations. Clumpies was originally founded by the son of a third-generation candy maker. Students…

Chattanooga police investigating after 2 shot on Fagan St.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga police say two people were shot on Fagan Street on Tuesday in what they believe to be the same incident. The shooting happened February 27 around 9:30 p.m. on the 4000 block of Fagan Street. CPD officers found a 62-year-old man who was shot and had injuries that were not…

Family still faces housing struggles 1 year after Budgetel eviction

Family still faces housing struggles 1 year after Budgetel eviction

An example of issues inside Monika Hill’s home. (Courtesy: Monika Hill) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Back in November 2022, hundreds of people who were staying long term at the Budgetel Inn and Suites in East Ridge were evicted overnight. We spoke with several residents in the aftermath of those evictions and how it affected their lives.…

TVA uses new way to generate solar energy in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – TVA selected the Chickamauga Dam as the location to show off their new Smart Flowers. “We got five solar panels or solar flowers right here at Chickamauga dam to showcase them to show the public. Solar can be beautiful, and it can be smart,” said Scott Feidler, TVA Spokesperson.   TVA identifies…

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Brian Joyce Unfiltered

Brian Joyce Unfiltered

Tune in to Chattanooga’s most outspoken talk host and business owner, Brian Joyce, as he addresses the hottest local and national issues on “Unfiltered” with Brian Joyce. With a career spanning two decades, Brian has built a reputation as the only talk host and small business owner in Chattanooga willing to take on the powers-that-be, take…

Jed’s Back!!!

Jed’s Back!!!

– Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed Jed Mescon as Program Director and On-Air Host for Talk Radio 102.3 FM in Chattanooga, TN. Mescon will debut on WGOW on Monday, August 21st, and can be heard weekday mornings from 6:00am-10:00am.  Mescon brings 28 years of morning programming experience on local television to WGOW, and most…

Sport Talk & BodyArmor Shine the Spotlight on Area Seniors

Sport Talk & BodyArmor Shine the Spotlight on Area Seniors

  Talk Radio 102.3, Sport Talk and BodyArmor want to spotlight amazing senior athletes from around the Tennessee Valley.  These kids deserve their spotlight and we are going to feature as many of them as we can on Sport Talk. Submit your athlete nomination now by e-mailing [email protected] Every Wednesday @ 4:30 and Friday re-play…