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Kennedy Center announces partnership with community and H.C.S.

Kennedy Center announces partnership with community and H.C.S.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Chattanooga-Hamilton County area will now be collaborating with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Preforming Arts. The Kennedy Center announced Tuesday that they have chosen our area as the 26th site for the Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program. The center will be working with the community… ... Continue Reading
A section of Ashland Terrace closes Wednesday

A section of Ashland Terrace closes Wednesday

RED BANK, Tenn. (WDEF) – A portion of Ashland Terrace closes Wednesday. The road from the Dayton Blvd. intersection to Tacoma Ave, will be closed. According to the project website, the road is closing to replace a culvert. Work is expected to last 30 to 45 days. You can get more information on the closure… ... Continue Reading
Druids plan ritual in Athens

Druids plan ritual in Athens

This weekend Druids are holding a religious ceremony in Athens that is gaining a lot of attention. The post Druids plan ritual in Athens appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Habitual offender sentenced following epic chase last fall

Habitual offender sentenced following epic chase last fall

The chase ran through 6 counties and lasted more than an hour. The post Habitual offender sentenced following epic chase last fall appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Serious Crash on I 24 west of Chattanooga

Serious Crash on I 24 west of Chattanooga

18 wheeler on top of car The post Serious Crash on I 24 west of Chattanooga appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
People cross state lines for $1.6 Billion Jackpot Lottery ticket, Nearly Two Dozen have won $1M or more in last 15 years

People cross state lines for $1.6 Billion Jackpot Lottery ticket, Nearly Two Dozen have won $1M or more in last 15 years

TENNESSEE (WDEF)- People cross state lines for $1.6 Billion Jackpot Lottery ticket. While most hope they will win the Mega Millions jackpot, nearly 2 dozen people have won $1M or more in last 15 years. Earlier this year, the $1,230,034 Tennessee Cash Jackpot ticket was sold by at Circle K, 1182 Mountain Creek Rd., Chattanooga. There… ... Continue Reading
Grundy County authorities arrest five people after a string of thefts

Grundy County authorities arrest five people after a string of thefts

GRUNDY COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Five people have been arrested after a string of thefts. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, the people are accused of thefts that happened in Tracy City and Altamont over the weekend. Authorities said that there were reports of two separate incident in the White City area Friday morning.… ... Continue Reading
Shooting reported on Glass Street, Victim transported from different location to hospital

Shooting reported on Glass Street, Victim transported from different location to hospital

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) –  A shooting was reported on Glass Street. When Chattanooga Police arrived, they say they found evidence of a shooting, but no victim was at the scene. A short time later, a shooting victim called 911, requesting to be transported from different location to hospital. The initial call came from Sandy’s Mini… ... Continue Reading
Howard High School Gets New Drama Department

Howard High School Gets New Drama Department

Howard High School is rebuilding its theater department, with the help of Chattanooga Christian School. It may not sound like a big deal, but Howard hasn't had a formal drama department in more than 40 years. The post Howard High School Gets New Drama Department appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Ladies link up to break state skydiving record

Ladies link up to break state skydiving record

JASPER, Tenn. (WDEF) – A group of Tennessee women linked up at big heights to break a state skydiving record Sunday. We got the video from Chattanooga Skydiving Company President Justin Silvia. He said that the ladies got together six times on one skydive in six different formations and broke a women’s state record. The… ... Continue Reading
Plane passenger says a United pilot told them flight to CHA couldn’t land due to plane being “too big”

Plane passenger says a United pilot told them flight to CHA couldn’t land due to plane being “too big”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A Plane passenger says a United pilot told them flight to CHA couldn’t land due to plane being “too big.” The woman tweeted on October 16th that a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Chattanooga was turned around due to the issue. We’ve reached out to the airport to find out… ... Continue Reading
UPDATE: East Ridge Planning Commission vote to approve rezoning plan for hotel, indoor water park

UPDATE: East Ridge Planning Commission vote to approve rezoning plan for hotel, indoor water park

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF)- A Chattanooga company says that a hotel could be coming to East Ridge. The plan to rezone an area in East Ridge for a hotel and indoor water park is moving forward after tonight’s Planning commission meeting. Despite opposition, they voted to push the project forward and it will be in… ... Continue Reading
Salvation Army begins taking names today for this year’s Angel Tree

Salvation Army begins taking names today for this year’s Angel Tree

If you or someone you know need help during the holidays, you need to sign up now. The post Salvation Army begins taking names today for this year’s Angel Tree appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Homeowner fights off man he found in his home

Homeowner fights off man he found in his home

Bradley County deputies quickly capture suspect in a stolen pickup. The post Homeowner fights off man he found in his home appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Hamilton County Teacherpreneurs pitched their big ideas in a #EdStartUp competition

Hamilton County Teacherpreneurs pitched their big ideas in a #EdStartUp competition

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Teacherpreneurs came together Sunday with their business plans that could help them teach students in fun new ways. The Public Education Foundation funds teachers who have big ideas and they call it an Incubator, where they can offer business and financial support. Tonight’s event allowed teachers to pitch their ideas… ... Continue Reading
Athens man charged with shooting man on Highway 411

Athens man charged with shooting man on Highway 411

Two men got into an argument in a moving vehicle while a woman was driving. She says one shot the other. The post Athens man charged with shooting man on Highway 411 appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Two people charged after gunshots, stolen car reported at Raceway on Broad Street

Two people charged after gunshots, stolen car reported at Raceway on Broad Street

Two people are charged after gunshots and a stolen car were reported at the Raceway on Broad Street. The post Two people charged after gunshots, stolen car reported at Raceway on Broad Street appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Property owner shoots suspected thief Sunday in McMinn County

Property owner shoots suspected thief Sunday in McMinn County

Second suspect caught an hour later, was wanted for child abduction last week. The post Property owner shoots suspected thief Sunday in McMinn County appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading
Pedestrian Killed on Cloud Springs Road, identified as Steven McGuire

Pedestrian Killed on Cloud Springs Road, identified as Steven McGuire

CATOOSA, Ga. (WDEF) – A man, identified as 38-year-old Steven McGuire from Sale Creek, was hit and killed on Cloud Springs Road. Several agencies responded to the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian Sunday night. The Georgia State Patrol says a 2012 Hyundai Elantra driven by a man from Lafayette, GA was traveling west… ... Continue Reading
TECH BYTE: Tech Decorations Set Halloween Mood

TECH BYTE: Tech Decorations Set Halloween Mood

Let's look at some simple, easy-to-use tech gadgets you can decorate with for Halloween. The post TECH BYTE: Tech Decorations Set Halloween Mood appeared first on WDEF. ... Continue Reading

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