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From The Archives: 1980 Parking Garage

From The Archives: 1980 Parking Garage

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga turned off the parking meters to attract holiday shoppers downtown through Saturday. There is a long history of trying to improve the parking situation for downtown stores. 42 years ago, shoppers were abandoning downtown for the suburbs. Before the age of malls, the big department stores were all downtown. And for…

Hamilton Place opens to safe, strong Black Friday

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — Black Friday shopping often invokes two thoughts — saving big on gifts for loved ones at Christmas or, sometimes, watching shoppers actually fight for them. Fortunately, the latter was not seen at Hamilton Place, which was prepared to keep large crowds safe as customers began entering the building at 7…

Shoppers Flock to Stores for Black Friday Deals

Shoppers Flock to Stores for Black Friday Deals

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Today was Black Friday, the busiest in store shopping day of the year. However with inflation, many are questioning just how much consumers are willing to spend this holiday shopping season. Shoppers came out to stores such as Academy Sports and Outdoors at Hamilton Place, trying to save as much as they…

TECH BYTE: Google Lawsuit Settlement

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Google has recently agreed to a big lawsuit settlement. The search engine is paying nearly $400 million to 40 states – the third highest privacy settlement in U.S. history. Google is charged with misleading users into thinking their location tracking was turned off, even though their information was still being collected.…

Faith leaders encourage thankfulness despite tough year

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Despite the many hardships Americans have faced this year, a pair of local religious leaders say there’s still plenty to be thankful for. Fr. David Carter of the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul says despite everything, he’s still seen people give to those in need regardless of their struggles. He says…

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