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Local Salvation Army gives back during holiday season

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Normally the Salvation Army opens up holiday donations before Thanksgiving, but this year they had to start two weeks later. "This season is going well. However, due to some rule…

Hundreds gather for annual Jackson Christmas Parade

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's the most wonderful time of the year. In downtown Jackson, hundreds began to line the streets late Monday afternoon ahead of the annual Jackson Christmas Parade. "I'm looking forward…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Dianne White

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- This week’s Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery is teacher Dianne White of Bargerton Elementary School in Lexington. She has been a teacher for 24 years. White got a lot of inspiration in being…

Voting on Election Day: What to know

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day, and several positions are left for voters to decide on throughout their counties and cities. Voters in Henderson and Chester counties will see…

Several stores open for business in the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Several new business opened Tuesday in the Hub City. "I've been in the jewelry business for over 25 years, and so this is just a combination of everything I've…

Flooding causes road closures in Crockett County

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Crockett County Sheriff's Office closed nearly a dozen roads Tuesday due to flooding in parts of the county. The sheriff's office confirmed Jennings Road, Early Austin…

Flooding leads to lane closures in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- For those commuting Monday around Carroll County, there were certain roads that were closed due to flooding. The right lanes on State Route 219 near Huntingdon were blocked…

West Tennessee Healthcare expands 911 center

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The emergency medical dispatch center at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital began expanding a few months ago along with their coverage area. "We're still dispatching the 911 calls as we…

Spirit Halloween open for holiday season

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A cool and gloomy start to the week gave us an early taste of fall.  Although Halloween is still more than a month away, stores like Spirit Halloween have gotten…

Roundabout construction to cause lane change Wednesday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's been several months of construction near parts of North Highland. "It's like every time the roads get smaller and smaller and smaller," resident Kendrick Turner said. Turner also works…

Chester County elects new mayor

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Some counties will now be seeing some new leadership in certain positions. After Thursday's election, Chester county now has a new mayor to represent the community. "I was greatly…

West Tennessee farmers react to agricultural tariffs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- West Tennessee farmers react to agricultural tariffs put in place on their products sold to other countries. "Farmers aren't looking for a handout in this country. We want free and open trade," said Eric Maupin of the American…