Author: WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

COVID-19 in Madison County: 1,156 new cases this week

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed another 1,156 cases of COVID-19 in Madison County. The additional cases bring the total number of confirmed positive cases in Madison County to 22,782. The health department also released…

Car catches fire along Highway 45 Bypass

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Crews responded to the scene of a fire Monday night along the Highway 45 Bypass. According to first responders, a woman was driving the car when it caught on fire. The woman does not know why or…

CHECK IT OUT: Vice President Harris volunteers on MLK Day

Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff volunteered at Martha's Table in Washington, D.C. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The vice president helped pack bags of groceries that will be distributed to people in the surrounding area.…

School Closings - 1/6/2022

The following schools are closed or will have Distance/Remote learning on Thursday, Jan. 6. Alamo City Schools Bells City Schools Benton County Schools Bradford Special School District Carroll Academy Carroll County Schools Crockett County Schools Chester County Schools Christ Classical…

Polls of the Day: Spending in the City of Jackson

Would you prefer the City of Jackson use the $5.6 million to buy additional industrial land, or for other purposes around the city? [poll id="449"] Additionally, should Jackson city leaders give voters and citizens of Jackson a chance to weigh-in…

Sea of Blue held for Brownsville officer

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Brownsville Police Department honored one of their own. The City of Brownsville and the police department held a Sea of Blue Monday night in honor of Sgt. Anthony "Tony" Rankin. Rankin died on Dec. 28…

CHECK IT OUT: The Amazing Race Season 33 preview

THE AMAZING RACE: It's back! The Amazing Race started production on season 33 in February 2020. After three legs, filming stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. After 18 months and the longest pit stop in the show’s history, The Amazing…

The year in photos: 2021 in West Tennessee

2022 is upon us and we're saying goodbye to another eventful year in West Tennessee. It was a year of uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic continued to impact the world, we endured nationwide shortages and rising prices, and extreme…