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Residents adjust to record-breaking cold

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It may still be Fall, but after the recent wintry conditions it has many thinking winter has already started. "I think it's wonderful that the sun is shining on my face.…

Recovery non-stop in community affected by storm

MCNAIRY Co., Tenn. -- It has been a race against Mother Nature, as the chance for some more wet weather threatens to put a damper on cleanup efforts from wind damage. Recovery has been…

Adamsville residents react to Saturday's storm damage

ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. --Debris lined the streets across Adamsville and surrounding communities with everything from large trees and branches, to power lines broken in half. Damages sprawled out within an area of roughly 800…

How to remove bulk waste

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Have you ever had an issue with debris or large trash lying around in your neighborhood? Large trash items, or bulky waste, is considered anything too large for a garbage…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Jill Tanner

JACKSON, Tenn. -- This week's Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery is Jill Tanner. Throughout her 18 years of teaching experience, Tanner has taught almost all grade levels, focusing on English Language Arts and, her favorite…

Chester Co. woman faces animal cruelty charges

HENDERSON, Tenn.  -- A local woman was charged with animal cruelty after a Henderson couple made a call for an animal welfare check on October 7. Nelia and Anthony King made a…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Doris West

HORNSBY, Tenn. -- This week's Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery is Doris West.  During her years as a student in South Side High School, West participated in "Future Teachers of America," so being a teacher…

West Tennessee State Fair kicks off in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee State Fair is officially underway at Fairgrounds Park in Jackson. "We're celebrating 164 years Tennessee proud," fair manager Kelly Broadway said. Broadway says there is plenty to do and see indoors and out, with…

USJ, TCA hold annual food drive to benefit RIFA

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Regional Inter-Faith Association is getting the donations they need to help give back to the community with a little help. Trinity Christian Academy and University School of Jackson will host…

Some West Tennessee roads collapse after heavy rain

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- In the last few weeks, West Tennessee has had its fair share of collapsed roads and sinkholes, mainly due to heavy rains. The latest damage has closed off areas in Henderson and Chester counties. In Chester…

Girl Scouts celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Many have heard of the phrase first said by Neil Armstrong, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Well, the amazing feat may not be something the…

City of Milan unveils new mural near downtown

MILAN, Tenn. -- The City of Milan has a colorful new display that helps mark part of the city's growth. "Not only are we celebrating the new mural in Milan today, but this really…

Local officer takes on the 'Git Up Challenge'

MILAN, Tenn. -- It seems like every summer there's a new dance craze, but you'll want to "git up" for this latest dance challenge. Sung by artist Blanco Brown, the "Git Up"…

'Shooting Hunger' event helps food insecure families

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- The agriculture community joined together Friday afternoon to raise money to feed hungry Tennesseans. With the help of more than 60 team members and a shotgun, food insecure families across…

Jackson ranked 9th most affordable US city

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A lot more people are now able to be "relaxin' in Jackson." A recent report from Business Insider using information from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows…