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Medina diner keeps doors open for Thanksgiving

MEDINA, Tenn. -- A local, family owned restaurant remained open for Thanksgiving to give families an opportunity to celebrate the holiday. At 6 a.m., the Rhodes Family Diner in Medina opened…

Jackson City Council meets to review agenda

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson City Council met Tuesday evening for an agenda review. The council received more than $150,000 from Amerigroup to replace playground equipment at 3 different parks. Those parks include Stella Duncan Park, Muse Park, and Conger…

COVID-19 hits close to home for local family

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The impact of COVID-19 has hit home for a local family who recently lost their loved one. Andrea Chase, 53, was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Monday, July…

American Cancer Society hosts 'Better Together' virtual event

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The American Cancer Society in Tennessee hosted a first of its kind gala event Thursday evening. The virtual event "Better Together" brought together corporate and community leaders, along with American Cancer Society supporters from across the state.…

JMCSS meets to discuss the upcoming year's budget

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County School System budget committee met Thursday to discuss a number of topics. The committee was able to discuss this past year's budget and get ahead on planning the next one. "The previous one was…

Old Country Store CEO hospitalized with COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local restaurant's CEO has been admitted into the hospital for COVID-19. CEO of the Old Country Store, Clark Shaw, was diagnosed with COVID-19 Monday, November 9 after being out of town the week before. Clark had…

John Schneider road show headed to Camden

CAMDEN, Tenn. -- A road show is headed to Camden on Saturday, November 21. John Schneider's new movie "Stand On" is getting ready to make its November debut. Schneider wrote and…

Jackson Symphony continues 60th season

JACKSON, Tenn. -- This weekend the Jackson Symphony will continue its 60th season with the largest orchestra they have had so far. Anyone and everyone is invited. This is the Jackson…

1 killed, another injured in Crockett Co. wreck

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- Highway 412 was closed for hours following a fatal crash in Crockett County. Thursday afternoon, a semi-truck and a front loader were both involved in a crash. The…

Virtual fundraiser held for local animal shelter

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- "Jordan's Way" hosted an event to raise money for a Carroll County animal shelter. The Carroll County Humane Society was featured in a Facebook live video by Kris…

Residents share what they hope to see post-election

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The polls are now closed and many voters are sharing their hopes for what the country's future holds. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News reached out to local residents to see what they hope to see in our next…

7-year-old trick-or-treater struck in a hit-and-run

JACKSON, Tenn.-- According to investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Saturday night, 7-year-old Jay Banks and a few friends were trick-or-treating from his great grandma's house on Watson Road.…

Madison County hosts 'Boo Bag' drive-thru

JACK SON, Tenn. -- Madison County residents were invited to a "Boo Bag" drive-thru to start the Halloween celebrations. The Boo Bag event was held at H. Leroy Pope…

Madison Co. sees record turnout for early voting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Thursday was the final day for early voting before the November general election. "We have had a record turnout for early absentee and voting, so we're really…

Assisted living facility reopen doors for visitors

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A long-term care and assisted living facility reopened its doors to visitors after no positive COVID-19 cases for 14 days. After many FaceTime calls and conversations through the…

Local church hosts trunk-or-treat in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local church hosted an event to celebrate Halloween a little early. Little ones and their families were able to drive through East Union Baptist Church for some…

Residents hit the polls as Medina early voting continues

MEDINA, Tenn. -- In addition to the presidential election, residents of Medina are continuing to vote in local elections. Participants are able to vote for the City Alderman, City Mayor, and a referendum to allow wine sales at retail food…

Local church to offer free food boxes on Saturday

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A local church is inviting anyone and everyone to a drive-thru event for free food. Faith Family of First Assembly of God partnered with Rural Compassion, Farmers to…

Local church recognizes local first responders

JACKSON, Tenn. -- All Jackson and Medina first responders were invited out for a chance to come together and enjoy some delicious food. "We can't imagine society without authority and protection…

Church donates semi-truck to local non-profit

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local church has donated a refrigerated semi-truck to the Regional Inter-Faith Association, enabling them to serve more cold food to the community. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

Red Cross prepares to deploy Hurricane Delta relief

JACKSON, Tenn. -- After a third hurricane in a short period of time, the Red Cross is preparing to deploy volunteers. Those who are equipped and trained are preparing to leave in what might be 2 or 3 days. Executive…

Annual Rummage Sale helps support FHU students

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- For over 20 years the Fall Rummage Sale has created a way for shoppers to find a great deal while supporting Freed-Hardeman University students. "A lot of students come to…