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Local church holds fall scavenger hunt for kids

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A local church is not letting COVID-19 stop them from having fall festivities. Englewood North Campus in Medina held a fall family scavenger hunt giving kids and their families the opportunity to come together during this…

NAACP hosts 2020 Freedom Fund banquet

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson- Madison County Branch of NAACP held its 2020 'Freedom Fund Banquet,' raising money and awareness for social and economic issues. This the 57th annual 'Freedom Fund Banquet,' which is…

First responders hold trunk-or-treat for kids

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Gibson County Emergency Dispatch held a social distancing trunk-or-treat. Cars drove by with kids inside in the Gibson County E-911 parking lot. First responders passed out candy in…

Officials discuss thefts, vandalism of political signs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Multiple counties in West Tennessee are investigating thefts or vandalism of presidential campaign signs. "What people need to realize in stealing these things is that sometimes we catch…

Local church celebrates pastor in worship service

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It’s the three year anniversary of Titus Cleveland of being the head pastor at Growth Ministries Praise and Worship Center in Jackson. The members of the church celebrated with a worship…

Motorcyclists gather for annual Bikefest

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- The Beech Lake Bikefest is one of Lexington's most popular events. It’s an event the community can enjoy with their families, while also giving back to children of abuse at the…

New business opens up in the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new business has opened up in the Hub City. The business is called Shelia Sweet Secrets, which sells baked treats like whole cakes, cupcakes and soul food orders. Owner…

Mercer puppy mill rescues up for adoption

MERCER, Tenn. -- Back in June, we first told you about an alleged puppy mill in Mercer, where hundreds of dogs were removed from a home. Guardians of Rescue says they removed the dogs with…

Kids learn to fish, hunt at outdoor TWRA event

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency hosted what they call the “Fun in the Outdoors” event for kids ages 6 through 15. Certified safety instructors taught everyone how to fish…

New photography business opens in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new business opened up in the Hub City. A grand opening was held for a photography business called Lasting Impressions on Old Hickory Boulevard. Business owner Renee Anderson says she…

Estate sale held to raise funds for rescued horses

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization that rescues horses is giving the community an opportunity to come and buy donated items. "Every year it's very important, but this year it's especially important because -- with the COVID-19 pandemic -- we've…

Local paramedics create emergency locator device

JACKSON, Tenn. -- After a life-hanging experience, Jonathan Harris and Danny Cupples are on a mission to help first responders one 911 call at a time. Jackson native Cupples, a paramedic…

Donnell Century Farms reopens in time for fall

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- If you're looking for a place to bring your family for some outside fun, Donnell Century Farms Adventure has reopened after closing due to COVID-19. Farm owner, Andrew Donnell, says…

Hands Up! Preschool holds drive-thru lemonade stand

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local preschool hosted a different type of fundraiser on Friday. If you enjoy lemonade, Hands Up! Preschool had you covered with a special theme. "Our four-year-old friends have…

City of Jackson accepts AARP grant

JACKSON Tenn. -- Representatives for the City of Jackson accepted an AARP Community Challenge grant of $35,500 through a virtual check presentation. This grant will be used to improve the city's transportation accessibility by…

New tool offered to absentee by-mail voters

JACKSON, Tenn. -- If you requested an absentee ballot by-mail, you can now check the status of your ballot online. Tennessee voters who request an absentee by-mail ballot for the November…

Farmers market hosts free face mask distribution

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee Farmers Market partnered with the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department, giving away free reusable face masks, making sure the residents are well prepared for COVID-19. "To…