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2 dead in three separate Dyersburg shootings

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- A local city had several shootings over the weekend. According to a Facebook post by the Dyersburg Police Department, officers first responded to Brayton Avenue Saturday around 12:17 a.m. after receiving a call of multiple shots fired.…

Lawmakers send US House map splitting Nashville to Gov. Lee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican lawmakers have completed rapid passage of a new U.S. House map that splits booming, Democratic-tilted Nashville and its Black voters three ways. The map now goes to Gov. Bill Lee to sign off on…

Marsha Blackburn talks filibuster, more in update from capital

JACKSON, Tenn. -- WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Reporter Ashley Luningham talked with Senator Marsha Blackburn about updates in the nation's capital and in West Tennessee. Last week, the U.S. Senate voted to keep the filibuster, which prevented President Joe Biden's…

62 Tennessee communities to receive Community Development grant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A news release says $28.5 million in Community Development Block Grants is being dispersed across the state. The grants, recently approved by Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, will go…

Winners of fall art contest to be recognized Feb. 8

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Back in the fall, Jackson-Madison County students showed off their creativity in the Bicentennial Creative Expressions Contest. The students from kindergarten to college joined in on an essay, poetry or art contest. The overall winners were narrowed…

Jackson Mayor Scott Conger confirms he has COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Sunday morning, Jackson Mayor Scott Conger confirmed he and members of his family had tested positive for COVID-19. Conger said in the post that his symptoms have felt "like I have a slight head cold." For his…

Henry County Medical Center hosting job fair Tuesday

PARIS, Tenn. -- Interested in a local job in health care? The Henry County Medical Center is hosting an event for you. The medical center says it is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, seeking to fill positions which includes…

TDOT to begin yearly pothole repair efforts

JACKSON, Tenn. -- You may see a few less potholes in your area in the near future. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is launching their yearly pothole initiative. Nichole Lawrence, with TDOT, says they're expecting to spend more than $3…

Students get behind-the-scenes look at growing veggies

GREENFIELD, Tenn. -- Local students are getting the hands-on experience of growing some of the vegetables they eat on a daily basis. Weakley County Schools has partnered with the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network to incorporate nutrition learning into schools.…

Nonprofit to host clothing giveaway in Henderson

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- A local nonprofit is giving away free clothes this weekend in Henderson. "And You Clothed Me," a nonprofit ran by students at Freed-Hardeman University, collects clothes for those in need and distributes them in Chester County and…

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