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Chattanooga residents respond to new stadium announcement

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) — Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announced Wednesday that on Thursday, June 30 at 11 a.m., a press conference will be held regarding the future of the Wheland Foundry and old U.S. pipe site property. He said over 100 acres will be developed for new office spaces, restaurants, retail stores and a new…

Self-made millionaire Darrell S. Freeman, Sr. dies at 57

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Darrell s. Freeman, Sr. readily admitted that he spent most of his life getting money. So he wanted to spend the rest of it giving back. The self-made millionaire died Tuesday at the age of 57. He was both a mentor and a benefactor for black entrepreneurs based on the power…

New Stadium Plan will be revealed tomorrow

New Stadium Plan will be revealed tomorrow

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – County Mayor Jim Coppinger ended today’s Commission meeting with a bang. He revealed a major announcement that is coming on Thursday and it’s a big one. Leaders will announce plans for a new development at the U.S. Pipe/Wheland Foundry site that will include a new stadium for the Chattanooga Lookouts. It’s not…

Pro-Choice Advocates Protest in Dalton, Ga.

DALTON, Ga. — Pro-choice protesters gathered this morning in front of the Whitfield County Courthouse in Dalton, Georgia. Some said they feel pro-life advocates misunderstand the significance of abortion rights. “A lot of Republicans and Christians now like to say it’s just about killing healthy babies. In my case, me and my 11 year old…

Woman caught up in shooting critically injured

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Police say a running gun battle Tuesday night in the Brainerd tunnels injured an innocent victim. They were called to a wreck a few blocks from the Brainerd side of the tunnel around 9 PM. They found a 49 year old woman who suffered critical injuries when she crashed. Witnesses told them…

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