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Trenton funeral home wants crematory Video included

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The Noble crematory scandal that made national headlines back in 2002 prompted Georgia lawmakers to put more regulations over crematories. A funeral home in Trenton is trying to open the first crematory in the city, even Dade County. More>>

UPDATE: 2 dead, 2 injured in multi-car crash in Dade County Video included

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A multi-car crash in Dade County has claimed two lives, closing the interstate for hours Friday.

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Dade Co. woman missing for 2 weeks

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Police hope new surveillance video helps them find a north Georgia woman who left home in her pajamas.  Justine Marie Creech was last seen three weeks ago in Dade County.

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TN sex offender arrested after moving to AL

Authorities in northeastern Alabama say a violent sex offender from Tennessee has been arrested in Marshall County. More>>

Prisoner escapes, is recaptured, now released on bond

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The man who escaped from police while being treated at Hutcheson Medical Center has been released on bond.
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Chickamauga trailer park residents told to leave

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Some park residents feel that Chickamauga, which may get a gated community built on the site of the soon-to-be-demolished century-old Crystal Springs fabric mill, is getting gentrified and others will be happy to see the 1970s-era mobile home park gone. More>>

Help neighbors this summer in the Salvation Army's "Beat the Heat" campaign Video included

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The program allows people in need across the Tennessee Valley to get free fans for their homes. More>>

Dade Co. High School to rebuild 'botched' running track Video included

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Last Fall, contractors built a brand new running track at Dade County High School. It turned out, the length and width of the track did not meet regulations.
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Soldier surprises kids at Graduation party Video included

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It was a simple game of murder mystery for a group of students, but the game quickly went emotional when the murderer was finally discovered. More>>

Dade Co still recovering from historic flood one year later Video included

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It's been one year since flooding wiped out roads and land in north Georgia.  The damage left Dade County with a huge price tag.  We revisit those who are still cleaning up.

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Dade Co votes on penny on the dollar sales tax Video included

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This is the last week for early voting in Georgia.  On the Dade County ballot, whether or not to continue "SPLOST", a penny on the dollar sales tax.
County officials are giving voters a look at what the money would pay for and the impact if it does 'not' pass.
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Witness places triple murder suspects near scene

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Investigators did speak with Allen, four days after the shooting but never identified who they were exactly looking for when the sheriff’s department released a suspect sketch for the public. More>>

UPDATE: Alabama starts painful post-storm cleanup

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Rushing water pushed debris on the tracks and forced a train to stop and await the debris' removal before proceeding down the tracks. More>>

Survey seeks to help chart Dade County’s future

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The Dade County Chamber of Commerce wasn't shy when it decided to ask residents five open-ended questions to see what future they hope to see for their scenic county in Georgia’s northwest corner. More>>

UPDATE: Drug take back event this weekend

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Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse. More>>

Dalton and Georgia both see drop in unemployment

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The unemployment rates declined, according to a GDOL news release, because new jobs were created and fewer businesses laid off workers in the region. More>>

Georgians react to expanded gun rights bill

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The state will no longer keep a database of licensed owners. Fingerprinting is also no longer a requirement for renewing a carry license.
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Channel 3 honored with Edward R. Murrow Award

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For the fourth year in a row, the most prestigious award in electronic journalism is coming to Chattanooga.
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UPDATE: Second arrest made in Lookout Valley triple homicide

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The suspect is described as a white man, 6 feet tall, weighing between 220 and 230 pounds.  His hair is black and he has a full beard.

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Students help to repair Missionary Ridge Civil War monument's drummer boy

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Last week Gordon Ponsford, a noted conservator based in Acworth, GA, finished work on the drummer boy statue. He replaced the right hand, reworked old repairs and inserted aluminum drumsticks to replace the original zinc ones that were missing or damaged. More>>

When is gas cheaper? Weekdays or weekends?

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Since people drive more outside the scope of their typical Monday-to-Friday routine on the weekends, gas station owners want to take advantage of any additional traffic that comes their way. More>>

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Cellphone towers proposed on Lookout Mountain, Watoosa Ridge

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A new tower would improve cellphone service on Lookout Mountain and the town government stands to earn around $1,500 a month, initially, if it allows a company to build a tower on town-owned property. More>>

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Chattanooga ranked among lowest in nation for well-being, despite active outdoor status

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The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranks 189 cities according to their “overall well being,” measuring residents’ physical and emotional health along with access to basic health care needs and quality of work environments. More>>

“National Park Week” starts April 19

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Spring is one of the best times to visit most National Parks as the wildflowers are starting to bloom and dot the landscape. More>>

Atlanta Braves change policy on guns in stadium

The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections. More>>

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TVA May power bills to drop from April; but up 4.2% from last year

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TVA spokesman Scott Brooks said TVA's cheapest power source -- the rain-fed reservoirs that supply water for TVA's 29 power-generating dams -- was 43 percent below forecast during March due to below normal rainfall and runoff. More>>

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Fort Oglethorpe to get Walmart Neighborhood Market

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The grocery store, which will include a six-pump gas station, will have customer entrances off Battlefield Parkway and Fant Drive and a delivery entrance off Patterson Avenue. More>>

UPDATE: Community mourns six year-old child fatally struck by bus

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The Georgia State Patrol said that the accident was witnessed by several nearby students. More>>

Accused Lookout Valley killer has court date set

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Derek Morse, 19, was arrested and charged Thursday morning with 3 counts of Criminal Homicide and one count of Attempted Criminal Homicide. His preliminary date in Hamilton County Court is set for May 8. More>>

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GA woman accidentally hires scam artist to kill her husband, police say

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Mostiller is charged with one count of criminal solicitation to commit murder, which is punishable by one to five years in prison. More>>

T-Mobile to hire more than 125 for Chattanooga Call Center

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Cellular service provider T-Mobile will host an open house hiring event to fill over 125 positions in the Chattanooga call center.
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Man arrested after police say he rubbed dead raccoon on neighbor’s property

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The arrest comes three months after Chattooga County Superior Court Judge Brian House granted one of Hellard's ex-girlfriends a restraining order. More>>

Dade County inmate still on the loose

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Detective Don Hicks says they took Bradford to the hospital after an inmate claimed Bradford had said he had taken a hand full of pills. More>>

UPDATE: Manhunt for escaped inmate in Catoosa County continues

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The decision was made to expand the search to parts of Chattanooga and Dade County where Bradford's family, friends and girlfriend live. More>>

UPDATE: Search for suspect disperses into other areas

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The suspect was being taken to a nearby hospital for examination, and broke free from the officers escorting him, and ran into the nearby woods. More>>

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New carpet plant in Carbondale, GA could be world's biggest

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The carpet market has faced an uneven recovery following the Great Recession, and Shaw has taken advantage of competitors who haven't adapted to the new realities of a post-housing crash economy. More>>

Skeletal remains recovered in northwest Georgia

Authorities in northwest Georgia are awaiting autopsy results on skeletal remains that were found during a search for a missing man over the weekend. More>>

Marijuana growing operation busted in AL

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Officers seized 43 marijuana plants, two long guns, drug paraphernalia, and components of a methamphetamine laboratory. More>>

Beaulieu partners with GDOL to fill 150 jobs

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A recruitment fair will be held Thursday, April 17 from 9:00 am to 3:00pm at the GDOL's Dalton Career Center located at 1406 Chattanooga Ave. More>>

Two arrested in Alabama when police spot drugs

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The officers spotted drugs in plan view as they served the warrant, and took Zachary Tyler Croft, 19, and Adam Blake Miller, also 19, into custody. More>>

Police make fifth arrest in Dalton slaying

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Investigators determined that Corona was with Orlando Ramirez, Fernando Resendiz, and Juvencio Vega-Garcia in a car as they drove to the Las Delicias bar. More>>

UPDATE: Fatal train collision in Dade County

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Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal train collision. More>>

WANTED: Man seen on tape sexually abusing a child

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The search for John Doe 28 is part of Operation Rescue Me and the Endangered Child Alert program. The programs focus on identifying both victims and suspects seen in child exploitation videos and images. More>>

Tractor trailer explodes on I-24 near Wildwood

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A tractor trailer exploded just after 4 Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Walker County murder victim found after neighbors call police

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A developing story in Walker County where detectives are investigating the murder a senior citizen, found dead in her Chickamauga home. More>>

Lookout Mountain Wildfire Nearly Contained

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Chattanoogans are breathing a little easier after the smoke is begins to clear atop Lookout Mountain, where fire crews have been fighting a large wildfire since Thursday. More>>

Intoxicated driver in high-speed chase had more than 5 DUIs

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Arrest records show the suspect behind the wheel in Thursday's wild car chase has been a regular threat to the roads.
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UPDATE: 100 mph high-speed chase ends with two arrests

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The chase began on Highway 153 late Wednesday night when a suspect in a vehicle refused to stop for police.
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UPDATE: Dade County man burned to death in field had medical condition

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Dade County officials are looking into the death of a man found burned in a field. They say he was burning brush Monday night and it appears he was overcome with smoke inhalation.
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