A surfer was bit by a shark in Florida’s Volusia County, marking its fourth attack this year

A surfer was bit by a shark while swimming in Florida on Friday. The 22-year-old was in the waters in New Smyrna Beach around 5 p.m. when she was bit on the foot by a shark while in chest deep water, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Captain Tamra Malphurs. The woman, from…

A Dunkin’ employee was arrested after a police officer found spit in his coffee

A Dunkin’ employee was arrested Friday after an Illinois State Trooper discovered mucus in his drink. The trooper, based in Chicago, bought a large black coffee on Thursday evening and removed the lid to cool it down when he discovered “a large, thick piece of mucus which was later confirmed to be saliva,” floating in…

You can now buy merch from the infamous Fyre Fest fraud

The US Marshals are auctioning off a collection of hats, shirts, wristbands and other merchandise from the infamous Fyre Festival fraud. The 126 minor items up for sale were seized by the federal government from Billy McFarland, the 28-year-old organizer of Fyre Festival, the 2017 event in the Bahamas that has become shorthand for scams…

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Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – July 30th, 2020

Weather Update: Thursday Morning’s Forecast – July 30th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Showers And Storms Likely Both Thursday & Friday, And A Few Of These Could Be Strong! This Morning: Any spotty showers tapering off through with some clouds.  Quite warm and muggy,  with lows in the low to mid 70’s – cooler away from the City. This Afternoon: Scattered showers and storms will…

Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah

Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case of a body found in the Ooltewah area. The body was at a home on Green Shanty Road. Detectives have sent it to the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death. The post Detectives investigating death in Ooltewah appeared first…

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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…