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Non-profit fights scammers with online tool

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A non-profit organization is helping track scammers to prevent fraud. If you have experienced multiple scam calls already, then the Better Business Bureau has developed a tracker tool for…

Jackson Christian Theatre presents first play of 2021

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Christian Theatre presented it's first play of the new year. "Newsies The Musical" was showcased in front of a small audience at the Freed-Hardeman Auditorium. Due to…

Shoppers react to mall store closing

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Macy's department store has decided to close its local mall location. If you're a regular customer of Macy's you might want to make your way to the store before it…

Warming shelter seeks volunteers as temperature drop

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization is looking for volunteers to help out at a local warming center for the new year. The Tennessee Homeless Solution Hotline is asking for your help to assist those in need. As we enter…

Funeral homes adjust to impact of COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- While COVID-19 deaths continue to grow, funeral homes are having to adjust to the impact it is having on them. According to CNN, some funeral businesses across…

Residents return home from holiday traveling

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's the end of the holiday season and many people are returning back home from traveling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traveling during the holidays has been fairly…

Officials investigate trailer fire in Chester County

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- Crews responded Saturday to a trailer fire in Chester County. There is no word yet on how the fire started. Fire officials say no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries…

Local WWII veteran shares COVID-19 survival story

JACKSON, Tenn. –A World War II veteran and his family share their experience with COVID-19. For the last 10 months COVID-19 has hit home for many people, especially for 98-year-old William Dennis. "It was…

Over 200 people receive vaccine at local development center

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Madison-Haywood Developmental Services is giving people the opportunity to get COVID-19 vaccinations, making sure individuals are in good health to prevent the spread of the virus. Many people lined up…

Travelers share thoughts on COVID-19 travel

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Many people are traveling this holiday season, and they told us what they think about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Just two days after Christmas, and with the upcoming New Year,…

Families make changes on Christmas Day due to the pandemic

JACKSON, Tenn. -Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents of Jackson and many others around the world say they are having to make some changes this holiday season. Christmas Day was different for one family. Because of COVID-19, they spent the…

Health department begins distributing Moderna vaccine

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department received the first doses of the Moderna vaccine this morning. "I've been frustrated, worried, scared, downright angry at the world on how…

Church hosts bell carillon concert

JACKSON, Tenn. - Church bells rang throughout North Jackson Sunday afternoon in a unique concert. The First Presbyterian church in Jackson hosted a bell carillon for the community. A selection of Christmas songs were played from the church's bell tower.…

Local lodge prepares Christmas baskets for residents

JACKSON, Tenn.- The Elks Lodge in Jackson is preparing for another historic moment this holiday season by putting together Christmas baskets for people in need. Lori Nally, member of the lodge says this is a yearly tradition. "We have been…

Group donates to COVID-19 nurses at Jackson General

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A group of individuals in Jackson made a donation Monday to the nursing staff at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Charles Northcross of Northcross Construction partnered with Roslyn Jackson and…

Local farm decorated for drive-thru light show

HURON, Tenn. -- Holiday cheer and joy filled the outside of Sunset Valley Farms in Huron with a drive-thru of wonderful lights. Sunset Valley Farms says it's their first ever Christmas light show.…

Local church hosts Christmas worship

JACKSON, Tenn. - A local church held a musical performance. Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson held a Christmas themed service. Church members joined in prayer and sang popular Christmas songs. Due to COVID -19, the church offered four services this…

Ballet Arts of Jackson host 'The Nutcracker' performance

JACKSON, Tenn. - The Ballet Arts of Jackson hosted its second night of 'The Nutcracker' performance at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. Many people came out to witness the magical show performed by kids from ages 8 to 15. Due…

Holiday card campaign supports local children’s hospital

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A dental association launched a holiday card campaign to support a Jackson children's hospital. Delta Dental of Tennessee has given over $100,000 in collective donations to seven children's hospitals, including Ayers Children's Medical Center in Jackson. This…

State commission on aging holds briefing on COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The number of COVID-19 cases are continuing to climb in Tennessee. Older adults are among those at a greater risk of getting the virus and developing serious medical complications. Due to…

Milan hosts annual Shop with a Cop program

MILAN, Tenn. -- Milan Police Department hosted their 15th annual Shop with a Cop program, but this year's looked a little different due to COVID-19. Milan police are still making sure kids have what they need in time for the…

Jackson church donates to three local schools

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local church hosted a coat drive at three schools in Jackson. East Jackson Church of Christ donated coats to kids at Jackson Careers and Technology Middle School, Issac Lane Technology Magnet Elementary, and Rose Hill Middle…

Jackson church hosts live nativity

JACKSON, Tenn. - A local church shared the reason for the season Saturday night at their annual live nativity scene. Representatives from the Malesus United Methodist Church say they wanted to share the unique story of how one special little…

Lifeline employee to retire, receives key to the city

JACKSON, Tenn. -- For more than 20 years Cherie Parker has served as the public relations and marketing coordinator for Lifeline Blood Services in Jackson. Parker recently announced her decision to…

McKellar-Sipes considers additional airline proposals

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Jackson Airport Authority held its second meeting for new airline proposals Monday. A special-called meeting was held at McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport where airlines presented proposals to provide commercial air service in and out of the…