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Chattanooga’s Speech and Hearing Center offering free assessments

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Chattanooga’s Speech and Hearing Center is hosting Free Screening Day this Friday. They’re encouraging locals in need to sign up for a complimentary screening. Residents can reserve a spot for a free 30-minute speech screening and/or a 15-minute hearing appointment. Assessments will then be conducted by the Center’s speech-language pathologists, and audiologist…

Dr. Ben Carson visits Chattanooga; celebrates local scholars

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Former Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson was in Chattanooga tonight to take in a movie at the local A-M-C. But it wasn’t a Hollywood blockbuster, and it didn’t star any famous actors. Carson is the co-founder of the Carson Scholars Fund, which gifts one-thousand-dollar college scholarships to young students throughout the country…

Sabrena Smedley challenging County Mayor election results

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Republican Primary for Hamilton County Mayor may not be over, after all. Even though candidates Sabrena Smedley and Matt Hullender conceded the results on election night, now Smedley is challenging them. She has filed a challenge in Nashville, alleging an organized effort by Democrats to sway the election. Smedley told…

Volkswagen Offers $3,000 Bonuses to Production and Maintenance Staff, New Hires

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Amid an attempt to hire 1,000 new employees before the end of the year, Volkswagen Chattanooga has announced that all production employees, maintenance staff, and team leaders will receive a bonus of $3,000. Additionally, any employees hired between now and October 31 will receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus. “This launch appreciation bonus…

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