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Police arrest suspect in Tuesday shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have arrested a suspect in Tuesday’s shooting in South Chattanooga. Police say two men got into a dispute Tuesday evening on East 48th Street and one was shot multiple times. Investigators identified Charles Dewayne Jackson as the shooter. Today, the Chattanooga Police Fugitive...
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George Thacker Sentenced to 33 Months in Federal Prison

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Former Rhea County executive George Thacker was sentenced at a hearing this morning at the federal courthouse in downtown Chattanooga to 33 months in federal prison for committing wire fraud with PPP loans received from the CARES Act during the COVID pandemic. Thacker had pleaded guilty to...
RHEA COUNTY, TN
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Walker 180 for October 2022

A town hall on rural broadband, the state of the county, plus some important election dates to know… all in this month’s edition of Walker 180. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production.
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Ask Hamilton: The Flood of 1917

I love how the Tennessee River flows through the heart of downtown. It’s part of what makes this city so beautiful! But with it being so close, I have to ask – what happens when waters rise?. Sincerely,. Reflective on the Riverfront. Mother and child stand near submerged...
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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The Chattanooga Ball 2022

A Complete Guide to the Area’s Autumn Festivities Celebrating the City On March 12, the CHI Memorial Foundation hosted its 17th annual Pink! Gala at the First Horizon Read more. Celebrating the City On March 4 at the Hunter Museum of American Art, the CHI Memorial Foundation hosted the...
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The Pride of the Southland Entertains Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- The sounds of “Rocky Top” and other fan favorites filled the air in downtown Chattanooga on Thursday. The Pride of the Southland marching band, representing the University of Tennessee, stopped at AT&T Field to perform a free concert for area Vol fans as the band makes their way to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for this weekend’s football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Louisiana State Tigers.
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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Andy Berke named Rural Utilities Administrator for USDA

WASHINGTON D.C. (WDEF) – Former Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has a new job. On Thursday, the Biden Administration appointed him to serve as Administrator of the Rural Utilities Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Since leaving office as Mayor, Berke has been working on Broadband issues for...
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Police arrest suspect for 11th street shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Police arrest a suspect for a shooting last week on 11th Street. A 34 year old man was shot in the leg last Wednesday in the 500 block of East 11th Street. Investigators have now charged 39 year old reginal Holland with attempted first-degree murder, especially...
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The Best Breakfast & Brunch Places in Chattanooga, Tennessee

First on our list is none other than the Maple Street Biscuit Company, a restaurant establishment founded in 2012 and dedicated to contributing to the community. On the rich and savory side, the Five and Dime is a chicken biscuit with cheddar cheese, bacon, and fried egg drenched in sausage gravy.
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LaFayette vs. Lanett: The Final Chapter

Lanett, AL (WRBL) – One of the historic East Alabama high school rivalry games will play it’s final game this week. For over 50 years, the Lanett Panthers and LaFayette Bulldogs have faced off on a grid iron that draws the community in. Why is this rivalry coming to an end? Chambers County School District […]
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600 dinosaur-like fish to be released into the Tennessee River

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--Over 600 dinosaur-like fish will be released into the Tennessee River on Friday in Chattanooga. The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute along with students from Ivy Academy will release the fish starting Friday at 11 in the morning. They will be releasing juvenile Lake Sturgeon, considered dinosaur-like and a "living...
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Student Athlete Spotlight: Gavin Greeson

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Student Athlete Spotlight, sponsored by Dr. Pepper, for October 6th, 2022 goes to Gavin Greeson. If you would like to nominate someone for the Student Athlete Spotlight send an email here.
CHATTANOOGA, TN
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Top 100 member Willis, NSU’s gentle giant, dies at 42

During his time on the football field at Northwestern State, Ahmad Willis terrorized opposing offenses in general and quarterbacks in particular. Away from the field, in the words of his younger brother, one of the Demons’ most productive sack artists was “a quiet, gentle teddy bear.”. “My brother...
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