It's a moment nearly a year in the making.
COHUTTA - A small earthquake shook the ground near the Tennessee-Georgia line early Saturday morning. The epicenter of the 2.3 quake shook at 1:47 a.m. north of Cohutta just east of Highway 60.
While much of the focus yesterday was rightfully on the winds, more than 2" of rain fell, producing some isolated spots of flooding. There is still a Flood Warning in effect today for local creeks and streams which are expected to crest later today either near or slightly above flood stage.
CHATTANOOGA, TN - Everest, one of the Chattanooga Zoo's snow leopard cubs died Tuesday. The four-month old male cub, according to zoo officials, exhibited no signs of illness and passed his physical last week.
A spring-like Tuesday ahead with mostly cloudy skies and well-above-normal temperatures in the middle to upper 60s! (Normal high for Chattanooga for today is 51.) Isolated light showers or sprinkles can't be ruled out.
CATOOSA COUNTY, GA. — A Catoosa County man is recovering, after his home burned to the ground. A neighbor helped pull him from the blaze.
HAMILTON COUNTY, TN - The Hamilton County Emergency Communications District requires 911 dispatchers pass extensive background checks prior to hire.
Could predators be spying on you and your kids through your computer's webcam? Authorities say criminals are now able to hack in and watch your every move -- without you ever knowing it.
A man and a woman were killed in a horrific accident on I-59 Saturday afternoon, and a little girl was injured.
MCMINN COUNTY, TN. -- Rescue efforts are underway in McMinn County, after a woman drives into a pond Wednesday night.
POLK COUNTY, Tenn. — Search and rescue efforts are underway following a boating accident in Polk County Wednesday afternoon.
Several school systems will open later today or are closed because of flooded roads and high water. Schools in other districts are expected to make similar announcements this morning.
The manhunt for a suspect charged with stealing a Cleveland Police car is over.
After biting and spitting at people, a llama in Morganton, Georgia has tested positive for rabies.
CHATTANOOGA — Chattanooga Police arrested a teen in connection with another shooting outside a high school basketball game, this time at Howard as they played Brainerd.
SODDY-DAISY — An unattended space heater is thought to be the cause a fire that completely gutted a Soddy-Daisy home.
SEQUATCHIE COUNTY — Sequatchie County authorities are searching a wooded area off Highway 111 for a man they say ran from police.
RED BANK — A Red Bank police officer has been suspended without pay after crashing a city patrol vehicle while off duty.
CHATTANOOGA — One of Chattanooga's most well-known tourist destinations celebrated their 84th anniversary Sunday with early-bird specials, candles, and commemorative postcards.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Katie Higdon makes herself smile when she talks about the fire that destroyed the rental house in Ringgold that she and her husband Troy have called home for nine years.
CHATTANOOGA — The dying wishes of a World War II Veteran were simply to help other vets.
CHATTANOOGA — A morning fire leaves two local families homeless Saturday.
CHEROKEE COUNTY, NC. — A 73-year-old man is behind bars in Cherokee County, North Carolina for allegedly attacking an officer with a knife.
HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. — Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving a toddler Thursday.
GRUNDY COUNTY, TN — A Grundy County 911 emergency dispatcher from Monteagle is suspended without pay, shortly after the incident at Coalmont Elementary School Monday.
CHATTANOOGA — Amy Andrews' neighbors stepped up when a man ambushed her and struck her with a rock as she was getting into her car the morning of November 30.
CLEVELAND, TN - At least one Tennessee family has a loved one among the victims-- a teacher, whom all are calling a hero. She has close family in Cleveland.
SODDY-DAISY, TN -- A young girl in Soddy-Daisy is on a mission this holiday season to help those in need. Her goal is to collect one hundred blankets to give to the homeless.
BRADLEY COUNTY, TN -- Two are seriously injured, and two more suffered minor injuries when a car slammed in a school bus filled with children Friday afternoon in Bradley County.
CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. — Lakeview Middle School band teacher, Thomas Blevins, who was suspended due to allegations of inappropriate communication with a student, has been terminated by the school system.
RED BANK, Tenn. — Busted car windows and glass on driveways equates to headaches for homeowners.
DALTON, Ga. — A drug bust at a Dalton apartment complex early Wednesday morning led to the seizure of 19 marijuana plants totaling 176 pounds and estimated to be worth at least $100,000 on the streets.
CHATTANOOGA — Gunshots rang out near a local high school at the same time students crowded a basketball game for the second weekend in a row.
ETOWAH — Following an outbreak of illness, Etowah City Schools will be closed on Friday, December 7.
RED BANK — For years the owners of More Than 10,000 Picture Frames in Red Bank would showcase their nativity scene. And for years they would bring in the baby Jesus at night.
CHATTANOOGA — Dozens of workers in Chattanooga learned this week they were out of a job just weeks before Christmas.
CHATTANOOGA, TN -- The former President and CEO of Siskin Steel & Supply Co. and community philanthropist Mervin Pregulman has passed away. He was 90.
CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Early Thursday morning, Chattanooga Police officers responded to the Amazon fulfillment center on Discovery Drive in Enterprise South on a theft report.
A death investigation is underway by the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.
DUNLAP, TN -- Bledsoe County Sheriff James "Jimmy" Morris was arrested early Sunday morning in Sequatchie County after an altercation at a Dunlap restaurant.
HAMILTON COUNTY, — For the second time this week, Channel 3 is learning that an encounter with an inmate has cost a staffer her job at the Hamilton County jail.
LAFAYETTE, GA — The owner of a Walker County horseshoeing school was arrested for hitting one of his female students, even though he claims it was the other way around. It's the latest in a handful of accusations against him by former female students.
RHEA COUNTY, TN — Megan Snow and her sister Cassandra Henry aren't sleeping well right now.
MARION COUNTY — Veterans Day ceremonies were held all across the Tennessee Valley Sunday. And while we pause to honor those serving and remember those who are lost, one group of veterans in Marion County is on a mission to honor veterans every day.
RED BANK —- The economy has been hard on small businesses in recent years. Just last month, the owner of Red Bank staple Southern Restaurant was forced to close the doors after more than four decades.
TRENTON, DADE COUNTY, GA - The election is over, but the debate has just begun in Trenton, where a church marquee has residents divided.
SODDY-DAISY — A Soddy-Daisy police officer was transported to Erlanger Medical Center and treated for injuries sustained while conducting a traffic stop on Dayton Pike Saturday night.
SODDY-DAISY, TN — A Soddy-Daisy police officer is in the hospital tonight after being injured while conducting a traffic stop on Dayton Pike.
MCMINN COUNTY, TN — McMinn County's Property Assessor office is being tight lipped about accusations that Property Assessor Jerry Anderson was caught shoplifting last month. However, residents are approaching the issue differently.
RED BANK, TN. - The Red Bank City Commission voted Tuesday night to settle lawsuits filed back in 2010 by now former police officers.