Patrick McEnroe, the ESPN tennis broadcaster and 16-time men’s doubles champion, confirmed on Tuesday that he tested positive for coronavirus and is recovering from mild symptoms. McEnroe said in a tweet that he started feeling minor symptoms about 10 or 11 days ago so he went to get tested at a drive-through in upstate New…

Coronavirus pits cities and states against each other as they try to stop spread from out-of-towners

It had been two weeks since Oregon had declared an emergency in its coronavirus battle, and residents of Seaside couldn’t believe what was happening. Travelers — mostly from Portland, an hour-and-a-half drive away — were arriving en masse for a day at the beach. Kids had just gotten out of school that Friday, March 20,…

The timetable for a coronavirus vaccine is 18 months. Experts say that’s risky

Eighteen months might sound like a long time, but in vaccine years, it’s a blink. That’s the long end of the Trump administration’s time window for developing a coronavirus vaccine, and some leaders in the field say this is too fast — and could come at the expense of safety. The estimated time made headlines…

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Tennessee midwives see surge of interests from expecting mothers due to Coronavirus

Tennessee midwives see surge of interests from expecting mothers due to Coronavirus

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) – The coronavirus pandemic is creating even more anxiety for women who are expectant mothers. Some are now preparing for the possibility of not having a traditional hospital birth, as they once planned.  Pregnancy and birth should be an exciting time in a woman’s life-but right now it’s filled with uncertainty and…

Dalton Philanthropist Jack Bandy dies from Covid-19 complications

Dalton Philanthropist Jack Bandy dies from Covid-19 complications

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – Funeral services are pending for a pioneer in the Dalton carpet industry who died over the weekend from the coronavirus. Jack Bandy was also a noted philanthropist in Whitfield county. His granddaughter Annalee Harlan, told the Dalton Daily Citizen that Bandy had been hospitalized at Emory Hospital in Atlanta after testing…

Plastic Surgery Group makes adjustments, still open for cancer, trauma patients

Plastic Surgery Group makes adjustments, still open for cancer, trauma patients

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Plastic Surgery Group is making adjustments in order to stay open. “We’re in the plastic surgery group business, but we do a lot of other things. We have a very diverse group. We have surgeons who specialize in plastic surgery. Surgeons that specialize in trauma. Surgeons that specialize in hand…

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2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…