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Basketball team raises money for ComeUnity Cafe

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A local girls basketball team is helping raise money during the pandemic. The South Gibson Girls Basketball team helped with the Fill the Hungry Virtual 5K. They spent…

Multiplying Good: Sharon Clayton

A Scotts Hill woman’s good deeds started when she just wanted to earn some extra credit. Sharon Clayton was a college student when she found her calling. "I’ve been donating blood ever since college. I…

Local neighborhood shines light to others

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local neighborhood is working to make social distancing a little brighter. Pemberton Cove in the Wyndchase neighborhood in North Jackson put Christmas lights on their mailboxes this week. This joins…

One confirmed COVID-19 case in Gibson County

GIBSON, CO., Tenn. -- "There has been a positive result, unfortunately," says Gibson County Mayor Tom Witherspoon. Mayor Witherspoon confirms one positive case of COVID-19 in Gibson County Friday morning. "We are…

Multiplying Good: Jennifer Burns

Jennifer and Bernie Burns' daughter, Ashley, had heart surgery twice. She was just 16-years-old for her first surgery. "She's had heart surgery at Le Bonhuer twice. They saved her life basically twice," said…

Candlelight vigil held for teen found in carport

HUMBOLDT, Tenn.--Early Wednesday morning, officials in Humboldt found a teen dead in a carport. Following the news of the teen's passing, the Humboldt High School girls basketball team decided to honor the teen's life…

What's New Wednesday: O' Taste & See

Vetrica Taylor is a five star gourmet chef. She graduated at the top of her class with a degree in culinary arts. "I wanted to keep God in everything that I…

Multiplying Good: Sharlene Thompson

As the famous saying goes, "one man's trash is another man's treasure." "It's really a win-win," said Sharlene Thompson. Thompson and her longtime friend, Carole Childers, volunteer to organize stuff. Their friendship began…

What's New Wednesday: Life Up Nutrition

Michelle Just is from Louisville, Kentucky. Now, that she is in the Hub City, she wanted to add a new flavor to the community. "We are missing healthy options and I feel like…

What's New Wednesday: Hub City Deli

"I've always had a passion for food," said Peter Thomas, chef and owner of the new Hub City Deli in North Jackson. At age 16, Thomas began his 30 year journey in…

What's New Wednesday: Fit Happens Bootcamp

"If you would have asked me three years ago, I would be sitting on the couch. There's days when I'm not motivated," said Brooke Carrell. It wasn't until Brooke started pushing herself at the…

What's New Wednesday: Sweetly Ever After

Glenda Baker really lives up to her name. "I made cakes when I was in high school," said Baker. She and Donald Baker created Sweetly Ever After, a Henderson cupcakery filled with sweets.…

What's New Wednesday: Norseman Axe Throwing

A local man took a stab at an interesting way to make money for med school. "Most people hear 'axe throwing,' and they think 'what! that's crazy!'" said owner of Norseman Axe…

Multiplying Good: Alex Beene

Alex Beene helps hundreds of students in 11 different local counties to improve their A.C.T. scores, gain college admissions and receive scholarships. "It's a great feeling of giving back," said Beene.…

What's New Wednesday: Mesa Trail Alpacas

JACKS CREEK, Tenn.--Husband and wife Marcus and Stacey Skilldum had a change of heart with their life plans. "You know, we said, eventually we were tired of doing the daily grind of working…

Multiplying Good: Amy Crenshaw

Amy Crenshaw opened the ComeUnity Cafe six years ago. She says she first got the idea from her daughters. "And they said, 'Mom, I think you and Daddy need to open…

What's New Wednesday: Wellness Emporium

A new store filled with homeopathic remedies is now open in the Hub City. Wellness Emporium is open in those looking to improve their health and well being. The health and wellness store offers…

What's New Wednesday: Salis Halotherapy

Three best friends opened a halotherapy salt cave in north Jackson. "We live in one of the highest sinus infections areas. We just thought this really helped us and really thought…

What's New Wednesday: Heavenly Good

"I stepped out on faith," said Carna Watson. Watson says she has always dreamed to start her own business, so, she started in her kitchen. "I just started with $200 and faith. My clientele…

What's New Wednesday: Mama Baudo's Chow Bella

Many people living in west Tennessee have heard of Baudo's. It closed down in January this year after 54 years of business. "We had such a tremendous response to the closing we thought, well,…

What's New Wednesday: Aerial Silks

If you've ever wanted to fly, now you can! "Silks is a way of being able to fly in the air, to climb high, do some dance moves and soar," said Glory Dance Director,…

Multiplying Good: Bennie Denton

Bennie Denton is a Vietnam War veteran. He served in 1968. "I didn't do enough work to get my hands dirty. I had the best job," said Denton. Denton is involved…

What's New Wednesday: Crown Winery LLC and Yoga

Many people have heard of Crown Winery in Humboldt; a place to relax and enjoy a glass or two. "It seems like your escaping Tennessee and going to the country side in Tuscany," said…

What's New Wednesday: Camp Blood

If you are ready to get spooked, check out Camp Blood in Humboldt. "Camp Blood is an aggressive haunted attraction," said Camp Blood, co-owner, Barry Brittain. Brittain says it is different from anything else in…

What's New Wednesday: Dream Ballroom Academy

"It's fun! It's a way to express yourself artistically.  It's a way to meet people. It is fantastic exercise," said Dream Ballroom Academy owner, Tracy Hannon. Grab a partner and learn how to ballroom…

Multiplying Good: Rhodes Barnette

Rhodes Barnette is also known as “Mr. Rhodes” or as his business card reads “Engineer and Geek." He’s worked as a mechanical engineer for 40 years. "I'm a semi-retired engineer. I…

What's New Wednesday: The Luckey Barn

The Luckey Barn is a home to many animals. Faye Luckey opened the Luckey Barn just three months ago in Humboldt. Luckey's husband farms 7,000 acres of cotton and she wanted to start something new. It's…

What's New Wednesday: Hometown Fitness

Air Force veteran Ric Bailey opened the new gym, Hometown Fitness, in Huntingdon after he received a troubling diagnosis. "I was told I had Parkinson's a few years ago so I knew I had to…

What's New Wednesday: Hana Sushi

Japanese restaurantt Hana Sushi in North Jackson just opened in April on Union University Drive. Mimi Liu works at the restaurant. Mandarin is her fist language and English is her second language. "We don't really eat…

Multiplying Good: Ann Cupples

Five days a week, 77-year-old Ann Cupples drives a school bus filled with Liberty Technology Magnet High School students to Regional Inter Faith Association or RIFA for the "Work to Learn"…

What's New Wednesday: Tennessee Sports Foundation

The Tennessee Sports Foundation on Riverside Drive in Jackson is a non-profit and private membership organization. "A gun in properly trained hands help saves lives and that's what we want people to understand," said Marty Clements…

What's New Wednesday: Life Is What You Bake It

A father-daughter duo started their own business called  "Life Is What You Bake It" in Martin. Maria McClain bakes homemade cinnamon rolls, muffins, cupcakes, cookies and bread. She also makes fresh salads, coffee, breakfast scrambles…

What's New Wednesday: Daisy Dolls Flower Truck

"I've always loved flowers! I love doing arrangements," says 29-year-old Jenna Simpson. Two small town Tennessee girls have been best friends for 10 years. "Honestly, about 12 o'clock on a Saturday night, she called me…

What's New Wednesday: Common Grounds Cafe and Co.

Have you ever needed a second chance? A Bolivar woman brewed up an idea to give people just that. At Coffee Grounds Cafe and Company in Bolivar, they serve more than just beverages. "Our county…

What's New Wednesday: Golden Years Adult Daycare

Golden Years Adult Daycare on Carriage House Drive in North Jackson is where senior citizens can do activities that help with mobility, cognitive, and speaking skills, but it isn't a nursing home. "This is a place…

What's New Wednesday: Yogi's Hangout

Rebecca Dempsey teaches trapeze yoga at Yogi's Hangout in North Jackson. She started it after a horrible accident. "I flew out of car and had multiple injuries, but the one that hurt me the…

What's New Wednesday: Biscuitry

  Ever hear of the word "biscuitry"? Maybe not, because it is a new word defined as "the art of dismantling a biscuit which is eaten using a particular strategy" according to the Urban Dictionary.…

Multiplying Good: Dottie Gaines

Everyday of the week you'll find Dottie Gaines packing lunches at Helping Hand of Humboldt. "We have 35  to 40 people that we serve everyday," said Gaines. She has volunteered for…

What's New Wednesday: Madison Olive Oil

Inside Madison Place, you'll find a new spot: Madison Olive Oil in North Jackson. "I was, like, Jackson needs one of these! We don't have anything like this, here in Jackson," says Madison Olive Oil…

What's New Wednesday: Smarty Pants Kidz

Miriam Amador enjoys working in childcare. "I always had a love for children and teaching," says Amador. At just 21-years -old, she opened her own business, which she says is no easy task at such…

What's New Wednesday: Jordan's Grab 'N Go

DYERSBURG, Tenn.-A mom and pop style convenience store specializing in quick service food, like pizza, pretzels and delicious Gelato in Dyersburg opened just six-months ago. Owner Christine Coronado named Jordan's Grab 'N Go after her…

What's New Wednesday: Rachel's Diner

At Rachel's Diner in Humboldt, you'll find Chef Felicia busy in the kitchen. "I've been cooking ever since I was 12-years-old instead of going outside to play. I was made to cook for the family," says…