Stephanie Fernandez

NACDS talks coronavirus vaccine roll out

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is discussing retail pharmacies' role in giving COVID-19 vaccines. NACDS discussed the Federal Pharmacy Partnership program, which can help the vaccine roll out process…

Man charged with attempted murder in Lexington shooting

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- Lexington police are investigating after a woman was shot in the head during an apparent domestic dispute Monday morning. Police say the shooting happened just before 10 a.m. at a home in the 100 block of Montgomery…

JMCSS reveals plan for second half of school year

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County School System says they will continue their hybrid schedule. JMCSS Chief of Staff Greg Hammond explains how they got through the first half of year of learning…

Madison County selects new administrator of elections

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Madison County Elections Commission met Wednesday for a special meeting. The meeting was held in the auditorium at the Madison County Agricultural Complex on North Parkway. The purpose of the meeting was to interview selected applicants…

False claim leads to futile search in Henderson County

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Monday, deputies in Henderson County searched the woods for three possible suspects. Deputies responded to the area of Austin Chapel Road after a 9-year-old boy claimed he was approached by three men who threatened to harm…

Service, funeral procession honor West Tennessee soldier

CORINTH, Miss. -- A service and funeral procession was held for a West Tennessee soldier, Army Cpl. Hayden Harris in Corinth, Mississippi Thursday. Harris, an infantryman with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd…

RIFA feeds homeless community on Christmas Day

JACKSON, Tenn. - A little Christmas cheer served with ham, turkey, masked potatoes and green peas. Regional Inter-Faith Association, also known as RIFA, gave out meals to the needy and homeless population in West Tennessee. Leaders with the RIFA Soup…

Organization hosts annual 'Toys for Tots' drive

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Captain Jack Holland Marine Corps League Detachment #735 will be collecting toys for the annual 'Toys for Tots' drive this Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The collection will be at…

Santa House event opens in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- If you're looking for a local place to find Santa and tell him your Christmas wishes, you're in luck. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Hub City! The Santa House, located on the…

City officials discuss CARES Act funding, expenses

JACKSON, Tenn. -- City officials met Thursday for the Jackson Budget Committee meeting. City leaders met virtually to discuss several topics. One topic was the CARES Act funding and expenses. The city requested reimbursement of $1.8 million. At present, they have…

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland opens in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the Hub City. Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland has returned once again. Friday was the first day for the lights show.…

Jackson residents react to new mask mandate

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department reinstated a mask mandate. The health department says it will go in effect at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday. It's currently set to…

Local man's wish to be baptized comes true

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Benjamin Pratt was 14-years-old when he and his friend were crossing the Bypass in Humboldt and were struck by a car. His friend was killed and Benjamin Pratt was paralyzed. Benjamin Pratt is now 29-years-old and being…

Public discusses duck hunting, duck blind draw procedures

PARSONS, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission held a special meeting Thursday morning. The meeting was held at the Parsons Municipal Building. Leaders with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency say the purpose of the meeting was for public…

2 Gibson County schools switch to digital learning

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Eddie Pruett, the Director of Schools for the Gibson County Special School District, says South Gibson County High School and South Gibson County Middle School have moved…

U.S. House of Representatives candidate challenges district election

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One candidate in the race for U.S. House of Representatives Congressional District 8 is challenging the outcome for that seat. Numbers show incumbent Republican Congressman David Kustoff won re-election with 68 percent of the vote against Erika…

Candidates for the 2020 election year

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With Election Day four days away, WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News is taking a look at local and state races across West Tennessee. Many state and federal races are…

TWRA Q&A session answers questions on CWD, hunting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Leaders with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency talked about Chronic Wasting Disease and other important topics in a web meeting Thursday afternoon. The TWRA hosted an hour-long Q&A session,…