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West Tennessee Healthcare holds monthly board meeting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Leaders with West Tennessee Healthcare held their monthly board meeting Tuesday afternoon. During the meeting board members gave their COVID-19 reports for the year. They also spoke about changes in their Economic Development Department due to the…

Trenton Elementary makes new addition to playground

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Trenton Elementary School is now including a new addition to their playground for kids who struggle with communication delays. Monday, school teachers and staff gathered for the…

Dyersburg police investigating two separate incidents

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Two disturbing, unrelated incidents have taken place this week in Dyersburg. In the first incident, police arrested a Wendy's employee named Dennis Jeffrey. On Tuesday, Jeffrey was taken into custody and…

1 Safe Place opens in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- A local family justice center is making its official opening to the public. "As we continue to fight against domestic violence in our community, it's an…

American Heart Association hosts summer soiree for donors

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization gathered for a special event with their members. On Tuesday, the American Heart Association gathered at the New Southern Hotel to host their summer soiree, giving thanks to their Circle of Red and Red…

Jackson resident wins $50,000 in Chips Ahoy! contest

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Jackson resident is spreading his talents to people around the world. Jim Wilhelm is a winning contestant in the Chip's Got Talent contest. It's a contest through America's Got Talent that promotes Chips Ahoy! cookies. Wilhelm,…

Salvation Army hosts vacation Bible school

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Salvation Army of Jackson hosted its vacation Bible school for kids. Monday night was the first night for the VBS. Kids got a chance to learn about…

Lane College to host 2021 homecoming

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lane College is getting ready to kick off their annual homecoming. The homecoming will take place September 26 through October 2. It kicks off with a golf tournament,…

Jackson begins distribution of new garbage cans

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Some Jackson residents should have already had their new Waste Management garbage cans. Starting Monday, the City of Jackson will distribute 94 gallon garbage cans to residents…

Dogs at local shelter in need of a new home

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- A local animal shelter is reaching its peak capacity. Time could soon be running out for nearly a dozen dogs if no one adopts them. "We have 14…

Police investigating car chase in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating after a car chase that ended in east Jackson Tuesday night. Police say officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Investigators say the driver of the…

Haywood County Sheriff describes Monday plane crash

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- A plane crash in Haywood County is under investigation. On Monday afternoon, Haywood County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a plane crash in the 8900 block of Highway…

Local arts commission hosts 'Symphony on the Move'

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- A local arts commission is filling the air with plenty of music. The Henderson Arts Commission hosted an elegant night for the Symphony on the Move partnering with the Jackson…

Local event celebrates Black entrepreneurs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- An event is highlighting local Black business owners. Soul is an event that celebrates the arts and culture of Black business owners. Many entrepreneurs came together at…

JEA provides electrical demonstrations to first responders

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Energy Authority is teaching first responders the importance of keeping the community safe during electrical issues. Wednesday evening at Jackson Fairgrounds Park, workers from the utility company gave…

School leaders gather for JMCSS Education Vision meeting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Board members with the Jackson-Madison County School System Education Vision Committee held a meeting Tuesday evening. During the meeting, members focused on new project updates for schools. They also highlighted some important factors from their yearly budget.…

Jackson students receive scholarship from local leadership organization

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization is helping to better students' higher education. The Leadership Jackson Alumni Association hosted a luncheon to present the Judy Renshaw Leadership Jackson Alumni Association Scholarship to three local high school students from Jackson and…

Assisted living facility opens Alzheimer's, dementia care center

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local care facility is opening a new Alzheimer's and dementia center. Brookdale Jackson Oaks Assisted Living hosted a ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon, welcoming the community to it's new Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Center. Leaders says the…

Playhouse Build raises money for affordable housing

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization is building playhouses to raise money for affordable housing in the area. It's the first Playhouse Build for Habitat for Humanity in partnership with the Bank of…

Mother of son battling cancer gives update on his journey

JACKSON, Tenn. -- We have been sharing stories with you about Brett Wyatt, a young Gibson County boy fighting a battle with cancer, and now we have updates on his journey. For the past six months, upcoming South Gibson eighth…

New airline takes off from McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport is landing a new airlines in Jackson. Boutique has been chosen as the new airline for McKellar-Sipes. On Tuesday, officials with the city of Jackson, Madison County…