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Smedley loses challenge issued over Hamilton County mayoral election

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — By just 321 votes, former mayoral candidate Sabrena Smedley fell to Weston Wamp on May 3, saying Democrats interfered with massive cross-over voting. She warned the GOP that failure to act on election integrity could eventually see Tennessee turn blue. Tonight, they voted 35-to-9 with one abstention in favor of…

Weather Update: Friday Night’s Forecast – May 27th, 2022

Weather Update: Friday Night’s Forecast – May 27th, 2022

Tennessee Valley (WDEF):  Drier And Pleasant Weather Ahead For The Long Holiday Weekend! Tonight: Partly cloudy and pleasant tonight with lows falling into the lower 60s. Tomorrow: More sunshine will return for Saturday.  It’ll be comfortably warm with highs nearing 80.  After another start in the upper 50’s, it’ll be  sunny and warmer for Sunday…

Fatal shooting at I 24 rest stop in Nickajack Lake

Fatal shooting at I 24 rest stop in Nickajack Lake

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee (WDEF) – Jasper Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting tonight on Nickajack Lake. It happened around 7PM at the eastbound rest stop on I 24. That rest stop is actually an island in the middle of the lake with picnic and camping facilities, which is usually quite busy on…

Weston Wamp responds to rejection of Smedley election challenge

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Tennessee Republican Party has rejected a bid by Sabrena Smedley to overturn the primary results for Hamilton County Mayor. The state executive committee heard her challenge tonight in a Zoom meeting. Smedley lost the nomination to Weston Wamp by less than a thousand votes. She wanted the party to name…

Low bond controversy for school threat suspect

Low bond controversy for school threat suspect

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – Public concern over a man arrested for making violent threats has prompted law enforcement to take further steps against him. Cleveland Police got a tip on Thursday that Tyler Durham was threats of mass violence on social media. They went to his home, conducted an interview and confiscated a 9mm SSCY…

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Defense Ready to Shine for the Vols

Defense Ready to Shine for the Vols

With only two days left before the 2021 TransPerfect Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium, the Tennessee football team wrapped up their second-to-last practice of the season Tuesday afternoon at Vanderbilt Stadium.