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FHU says "Welcome Home" to students

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Since March, Freed Hardeman University staff have been getting ready for this week. It's move in week! "It's like studying for the exams," Shannon Sewell, Director of Facilities, said.  "We've…

Health officials: 'Honestly it's killing us.'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Madison County now has 995 total cases of COVID-19. The hospital has 91 positive COVID-19 patients, 25 of which are on a ventilator. Dean Currie, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital's Chief of Surgery, says the surge of patients…

Health officials look at next steps in COVID-19 pandemic

JACKSON, Tenn. -- We now have 861 total COVID-19 cases in Madison County. The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department also reported two additional deaths since Friday. On Sunday, they reported a 53-year-old…

Madison County sees 12th COVID-19 death

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As of Friday, 12 Madison County residents have died due to complications with COVID-19. "This is a very serious virus," said West Tennessee Healthcare Chief Communications and Compliance…

Madison County classified as COVID-19 hot spot

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The number of coronavirus cases increased so dramatically over the past two weeks, Madison County is now considered a hot spot. "It should make people wake up," said…

How did Madison County reach the point of a mask mandate?

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department started hosting press conferences with city and county officials on COVID-19 since the first cases were confirmed in Madison County back in March.…

City of Selmer hit with severe flooding

SELMER, Tenn. -- "It's a bad day here in Selmer," said Mayor John Smith. Selmer residents say the rain started around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon, and didn't stop until early Wednesday morning. "I've just…

City leaders break ground on two new school projects

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A project three years in the making is finally getting underway. Friday morning, city leaders officially broke ground on the new Madison Academic building on the University of Memphis Lambuth…

Local church enhances precautions as in-person services return

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Pastors across the country are having to make tough decisions about in-person worship sessions. "The pressure of 'do we call it?' 'Do we encourage people to stay home?' That was a terrible weekend," said Adam Dooley, Senior…

Henderson honors legacy of Sue Shelton White

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Living in West Tennessee, you've probably heard the name Sue Shelton White. She grew up in Chester County. "She went on to become the first female attorney in…

Local man revives overdose victim with Narcan

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A normal Monday morning turned into a life saving mission. Adam Roe was coming home from dropping off his daughter at daycare Monday morning. Driving down North Highland, he saw…

Henderson Farmer's Market up and running

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- The Henderson Farmer's Market is up and running for its fourth year. Fruits, vegetables, donuts, even jellies. The Henderson Farmer's Market has something for everyone. They were supposed to…

Selmer Summer Day Camp opens with precautions

SELMER, Tenn. -- Summer is here, and that means kids need somewhere to go while their parents are at work. "Just yesterday, seeing the kids get back together and the interaction, it…

How to donate during COVID-19

If you're looking to give back during the coronavirus pandemic, there are many nonprofits who need your support. One is the American Red Cross.  You can donate online, and select to send the money to your local chapter. Another is…

UT Gardens endures pandemic setbacks, encourages visitors

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Preparing flower beds at UT Gardens in Jackson usually starts at the beginning of May, but because of rain, cold weather and COVID-19, they've been delayed. "We lost all of our volunteers, which we depend heavily on,…