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Search for missing Henderson Co. man enters day 2

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Rescue teams continued their search Tuesday after a man was reported missing near Lexington. "Last night made a few phone calls to get more assistance out here to help us," Henderson County Rescue Squad Assistant Capt.…

Jackson police see increase in wrecks on 45 Bypass

JACKSON, Tenn. -- "In the last 90 days, we've had 30 traffic collisions here at the bypass and I-40," Chief Julian Wiser with the Jackson Police Department said. Chief Wiser says most of…

AAA offers winter safety tips for drivers

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to pack the car and head to grandma's for the holidays. But before you even get in the vehicle, there's an acronym you need to remember —…

City Council approves $11 million for new school

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson City Council members made their opinions known before voting Tuesday on the proposal for a new Madison Academic Magnet High School building on the University of Memphis…

tnAchieves needs mentors for future college students

JACKSON, Tenn. -- What if there were someone to help high school seniors with the whole college application process? "Tennessee Achieves is a statewide, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping high school…

How to become a tnAchieves mentor

tnAchieves is a nonprofit organization working to help high school seniors get into and graduate college. To learn more about tnAchieves or to become a mentor, visit tnachieves.org.

How to donate to nonprofits for Giving Tuesday

  Here's a list on givingtuesday.org of nonprofits participating in Giving Tuesday. To learn more about Community Evangelism Fellowship, visit the Child Evangelism Fellowship website.

Committee makes changes to superintendent evaluation form

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Superintendent Evaluation Committee met Monday, with one purpose. "The superintendent evaluation was 70 questions long. Condense it, make it a little bit more manageable," Jackson-Madison County School…

Thanksgiving lunch & dinner options in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Several restaurants will be open around Jackson on Thanksgiving. Cracker Barrel will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. while Waffle House, IHOP and Denny's are open…

Several appear in court after three-day weekend

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson City Court was packed Tuesday morning after a three-day weekend. The first to appear was Mahummed Pirtle. "Charged with aggravated domestic assault, said he put his hands around her neck and tried to strangle her," Judge…

Freed-Hardeman University celebrates homecoming

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- Freed-Hardeman University is packed with prospective, current and alumni students. "This weekend is homecoming, and it's a very exciting time," Student Body President Samantha McMillan said. "We have…

Jackson Chamber discusses Forward Jackson 2.0

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Forward Jackson 2.0 is the Jackson Chamber's five-year, multi-million dollar campaign to improve Jackson from multiple perspectives. One specific topic kept coming up at the meeting Thursday morning.…

What's next for newly elected officials?

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Bill Lee, Marsha Blackburn, Mark Green and David Kustoff were all elected Tuesday night. "I was running to take those values that we share, and to work in D.C.…

Voters across West Tennessee turn out to polls

JACKSON, Tenn. -- "Everybody has the right to vote and we need to exercise that right," Rachael Clark, a teacher who voted Tuesday, said. Voters all across West Tennessee turned out to the…

Student injured on Chester Co. school bus

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A school bus now sits in the Chester County Bus Repair Shop after a student is burned. "There was a heater hose that had burst," Troy Kilzer,…

Voter turnout is up in West Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. -- "We have had a great early voting period," said Kim Buckley, administrator of elections in Madison County. For almost two weeks, Tennesseans have been early voting for the midterm…

Election commissions across West Tennessee

Madison County Details on the Madison County Election Commission including early voting times and sample ballots. Carroll County Details on the Carroll County Election Commission including early voting times and sample ballots. Gibson County Details on the Gibson County Election…

Dresden bank holds coat drive for Head Start

DRESDEN, Tenn. -- A local bank wants you to open up your wallets, but not for a new checking account. "We determined that we can help people in our community by collecting…

Trinity Christian Academy celebrates 33 years

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local school celebrates more than three decades of education. "Heritage Week is the week we celebrate TCA's birthday," Chariss Hughes, a senior at TCA, said. "We started 33…

Beer Board fines local gas station owners

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Three gas station owners appeared Tuesday before the local Beer Board. Attorneys say an underage girl bought alcohol Sept. 26 from the Airways Quickstop. "To avoid this issue…

Family says body of missing McNairy Co. man found

McNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- "It's better for him to be in heaven than here," Darsun, Danny McCombs' grandson, said. According to his family, Danny McCombs' body was found over the weekend. McCombs…

Information about Great ShakeOut

The Great ShakeOut is a nationwide event that teaches students what to do during an earthquake. Learn more about the Great ShakeOut and how to prepare your family in case of an earthquake.

Agencies investigate shooting in Decatur County

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. -- Around 5:15 Sunday afternoon, Decatur County 911 got a call of a shooting at Beech Bend Park. "When they got here there was a individual that was deceased,"…

West Tennessee Weekend Events

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Events are happening all over West Tennessee this weekend. First, Art on Track. 'This is an American craft week event. We have 24 to 25 artisans here this weekend,"…

Seen on 7: West Tennessee Weekend Events

Visit the following links for more information on events this weekend across West Tennessee. West Tennessee Artisan Trail   Bagels and Bluegrass Bike Tour and 5k

Local high schools add officers as security

MCNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- "We have an officer on campus every day," Greg Martin, Director of Schools for McNairy County, said. That is thanks to a grant given to McNairy County Schools.…

TDOT provides update on 45 Bypass construction

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Transportation is starting to check things off its to-do list here in Jackson. The first item on the list was turning left out of Casey Jones…

Pumpkin Festival kicks off this week in Selmer

SELMER, Tenn. -- Thursday night is the second Pumpkin Festival in Selmer. "We have 38 vendors, so we have lots of food," said Easton Knight, Restore Our Community board member. "Everything from sweet…