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Investigator arrest 21 year old suspect in string of fires across Hamilton County

Investigator arrest 21 year old suspect in string of fires across Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Hamilton County investigators have charged a suspect in a rash of fires across the northern part of the county last fall. 21 year old Jacob Price McNamara faces 11 counts of arson and 3 counts of reckless burning. The fire ranged from Soddy Daisy to Lakesite to Ooltewah in October of 2019.… ... Continue Reading
Chattanooga State loaning out ventilators

Chattanooga State loaning out ventilators

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Nursing and Allied Health Department at Chattanooga State has decided to loan out some badly needed medical supplies. They are sending ventilators to Erlanger’s Respiratory Care. “I contacted the area sales representatives of the ventilator companies asking for permission to allow local hospitals to use our ventilators, which they approved,” states… ... Continue Reading
9 Year old sets up a prayer wall for her neighborhood

9 Year old sets up a prayer wall for her neighborhood

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – A nine year old from Walker County has set up a prayer wall outside of her fence. Bekah Birdsall has the details. 9 year old, Chyanne Martin from Walker County set up a prayer wall outside of her fence to provide support for her neighbors and community. “Because of the coronavirus,… ... Continue Reading
‘Two Broke Bartenders and a Truck’ expands to Chattanooga, helps locals impacted by coronavirus closures

‘Two Broke Bartenders and a Truck’ expands to Chattanooga, helps locals impacted by coronavirus closures

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – It’s a new start-up that started in Memphis by some restaurant owners. “After COVID and everything they were forced to shutdown so they came up with another business model just about getting like all of their team members active and what can they do now,” Two Broke Bartenders Dispatcher Lauren Cooley… ... Continue Reading
Walker County takes cleaning supply donations for medical workers

Walker County takes cleaning supply donations for medical workers

ROCK SPRING, Georgia (WDEF) – The Walker County Civic center hosted a “help for the healthworkers” drive in Rock Spring, Georgia today. It’s to collect disinfectant items for hospitals in the area that desperately need them. A drive through was set up so people could drop off any unneeded or extra supplies that could not… ... Continue Reading
Cleveland program is now sewing protective face masks

Cleveland program is now sewing protective face masks

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – A Cleveland non-profit is sharing their gift of sewing with the world. Group members are making face masks for those in need daily. News 12’s Taylor Bishop tells us how the company is delivering masks all over the country. The post Cleveland program is now sewing protective face masks appeared first… ... Continue Reading
Advice on dealing with debt during crisis

Advice on dealing with debt during crisis

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – People suffering financial setbacks can get help before going drastically into debt. Mortgage and financial experts suggest having your credit service explain every possible option you can take to relieve your current payments. Many vehicle and mortgage lenders may offer delayed or deferred payments. Your past financial standing may not effect your… ... Continue Reading
Help Available for People Struggling Financially

Help Available for People Struggling Financially

People suffering financial setbacks can get help before going drastically into debt. The post Help Available for People Struggling Financially appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Crown’s New Business Practices

Crown’s New Business Practices

The Crown dealership in Chattanooga is using environmental and consumer friendly business methods in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The post Crown’s New Business Practices appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
News on proms, playgrounds, quarantined deputies and driving the Tail of the Dragon

News on proms, playgrounds, quarantined deputies and driving the Tail of the Dragon

What we learned from Facebook live and various releases today. The post News on proms, playgrounds, quarantined deputies and driving the Tail of the Dragon appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Police Crack Down on Rainbow Lake Parking

Police Crack Down on Rainbow Lake Parking

Signal Mountain police are warning people about parking hazards near the Rainbow Lake hiking trail. The post Police Crack Down on Rainbow Lake Parking appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Dalton Temporarily Closes Playgrounds

Dalton Temporarily Closes Playgrounds

They're closed because of the coronavirus, to help avoid large gatherings. The post Dalton Temporarily Closes Playgrounds appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Dalton Councilwoman in Self Isolation, Grandfather has Coronavirus

Dalton Councilwoman in Self Isolation, Grandfather has Coronavirus

She says she wants to be transparent with the public. The post Dalton Councilwoman in Self Isolation, Grandfather has Coronavirus appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
UT Trustees appoint Boyd to 5-year term as president

UT Trustees appoint Boyd to 5-year term as president

Board Chair John Compton said there was strong support for Boyd to continue as president. The post UT Trustees appoint Boyd to 5-year term as president appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Tennessee Department of Human Services offers assistance to the recently unemployed

Tennessee Department of Human Services offers assistance to the recently unemployed

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Tennessee Department of Human Services wants to help those who may be in financial trouble because of the Coronavirus. Restaurants, bars and almost all non-essential businesses are closed because of the Coronavirus. So what does this mean for the people who work there? How will they be able to afford… ... Continue Reading
Arrest Made in Dollar General Burglaries

Arrest Made in Dollar General Burglaries

A man is behind bars, accused of stealing from two Dollar General stores in Bradley County. The post Arrest Made in Dollar General Burglaries appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Friday COVID-19 Cases

Friday COVID-19 Cases

A few more cases today in Jackson, Bradley and Hamilton counties, but not many. The post Friday COVID-19 Cases appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Why one business is getting more work done during coronavirus pandemic

Why one business is getting more work done during coronavirus pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) –  “This place from here down to there, across the bridge is like a moving target, from daylight to midnight there’s always people coming and going there’s a lot of restaurants, a lot of salons,” Amcorp Operations Manger Rich Keene said.  Keene manages buildings in the area. He said that since people… ... Continue Reading
Cleveland Non-Profit Makes Face Masks

Cleveland Non-Profit Makes Face Masks

A Cleveland non-profit is sharing their gift of sewing with the masses to make face masks to help fight COVID-19. The post Cleveland Non-Profit Makes Face Masks appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Two Teens Killed in Walker Co. Crash

Two Teens Killed in Walker Co. Crash

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a crash that killed two teenage boys Thursday night. The post Two Teens Killed in Walker Co. Crash appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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