WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Mugshots : Madison County : 03/02/21 – 03/03/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 03/02/21 and 7 a.m. on 03/03/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 03/01/21 – 03/02/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 03/01/21 and 7 a.m. on 03/02/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/26/21 – 03/01/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/26/21 and 7 a.m. on 03/01/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Local High School Basketball Coach Retires

JACKSON, Tenn. -- This past Saturday Northside High School's head basketball coach Tony Brown announced his retirement from coaching. Brown will now move into a new position as Northside's new Assistant Principal, accepting…

Coach Tony Brown transitions to full time administrative role

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson-Madison County School System announces Coach Tony Brown transitions to full time administrative role. According to the release, the longtime basketball coach for North Side High School will be leaving his current role to pursue school administration…

Annual Exotic Pet Expo returns to the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn.-- An annual event returns to the Hub City, bringing out pet lovers from across West Tennessee, more specifically exotic pet lovers. The Exotic Pet Expo is back, going on this weekend at Jackson Fairgrounds Park near downtown Jackson.…

Room fire closes unit at Henry County Medical Center

PARIS, Tenn. -- According to a press release from Henry County Medical Center, a contained fire was discovered earlier today in a patient room. This caused the closure of their New Haven Behavioral Health Unit. Per the release the affected…

Jackson Fire Department seeks online 'Fill the Boot' donations

JACKSON, Tenn. --According to a Facebook post from the Jackson Fire Department, the organization is doing things a bit differently this year for the annual "Fill the Boot" drive to help the MDA. The Muscular Dystrophy Association has benefited from…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/25/21 – 02/26/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/25/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/26/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

TBI, Humboldt Fire Department investigating house fire

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- The Humboldt Fire Department and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating a house fire Thursday afternoon. Humboldt Fire Chief Chester Owens says the fire started at a home on North 21st Avenue around 3 p.m. Thursday. "The…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/24/21 – 02/25/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/24/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/25/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Haywood Co. Community Hospital certificate of need approved

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- Haywood County Community Hospital and BradenHealth have received approval for their certificate of need for the hospital project, according to a news release. The total estimated cost of the project is about $2,568,700, the release says.…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/23/21 – 02/24/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/23/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/24/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

JMCSS officials discuss policy changes

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Local school leaders discussed potential changes to several district policies. Jackson-Madison County School leaders discussed several policies within the district and the Tennessee State Board of Education. Some…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/22/21 – 02/23/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/22/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/23/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Hardeman County Schools closed Tuesday, Feb. 23

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Hardeman County Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 23 due to the recent winter weather. Hardeman County Schools adds that parent-teacher conferences will be on Wednesday, February 24.

Jackson police investigating shots fired Sunday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating after a report of shots fired Sunday night. Police say officers responded to the area of Melwood Street around 10:15 p.m. Sunday after a report of shots fired. Officers did not find anyone…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/19/21 – 02/22/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/19/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/22/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

School Closings – 2/22/2021

The following schools are closed or will have Distance/Remote learning on Monday, Feb. 22. Benton County Schools - Closed through Feb. 22 Dyer City and County Schools - Closed through Feb. 22 Carroll Academy - Closed through Feb. 22 Carroll…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/18/21 – 02/19/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/18/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/19/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Friday to be 'optional learning day' for JMCSS

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Friday, February 19 will be an optional learning day for Jackson-Madison County School System. Students may elect to work independently on additional instructional support on this day. There will be no live instruction. A decision on Monday's…

Union City Schools to distance learn live Friday

UNION CITY, Tennessee. -- Due to inclement weather, Friday will be a live distance learning day for students and faculty at Union City Schools. There will be no in-person classes on any of the campuses. However, Friday will be a…

Health department closed on Friday, Feb. 19

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health department will remain closed on Friday, February 19 due to inclement weather. All Madison County convenience centers will be closed as well. As a reminder, all COVID-19 vaccine appointments scheduled for the…

Business Closings - 2/19/2021

The following businesses will be closed on Friday, Feb. 19. Christ Community Health Services Discovery Park of America Madison County Juvenile Court Shiloh National Military Park

8 new cases of COVID-19 in Madison County; 10,801 total

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in Madison County. The health department says there are now a total of 10,801 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Madison County. Those new patients…

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/17/21 – 02/18/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/17/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/18/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

School Closings – 2/19/2021

The following schools are closed on Friday, Feb. 19. Alamo City Schools – closed through Feb. 19 Augustine Schools–closed through Feb, 19 Bells City Schools — closed through Feb. 19 Benton County Schools – closed through Feb. 19 Bethel University…

Health department, convenience centers to close Thursday

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has announced that the health department will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 18 due to inclement weather. All COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Thursday, Feb. 18 have been rescheduled for Feb.…

Waste Management pickup will not run in Jackson this week

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Due to hazardous road conditions and extreme cold, solid waste collection and Waste Management will not run for the rest of the week in the City of Jackson, according to a news release.   Services are currently…

Business Closings – 2/18/2021

The following businesses will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 18. Audiology & Hearing Aid Clinic Columbus McKinnon Chain - 2nd shift Discovery Park of America Jackson-Madison County Library Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department JEA Customer Centers The Bank of Jackson…

Business Closings - 2/17/2021

The following businesses will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Jackson-Madison County Library Fluid Routing Solutions-Lexington (no 3rd shift Wed.) Shiloh National Military Park

Mugshots : Madison County : 02/12/21 – 02/17/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 02/12/21 and 7 a.m. on 02/17/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

School Closings - 2/18/2021

The following schools are closed on Thursday, Feb. 18. Alamo City Schools – closed through Feb. 19 Augustine Schools--closed through Feb, 19 Bells City Schools -- closed through Feb. 19 Benton County Schools - closed through Feb. 19 Bethel University…

Health department closed on Wednesday, Feb. 17

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health department will be closed on Wednesday, February 17 due to inclement weather. Additionally, all Madison County convenience centers will be closed as well. As a reminder, all COVID-19 vaccine appointments scheduled for…

Business Closings - 2/16/2021 - 2/17/2021

The following businesses will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Wednesday, Feb. 17. Carlstar Group -  Production stopping at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, expected to resume at midnight Friday, Feb. 19 Christ Community Health Services closed Feb. 17 to Feb.…

School Closings - 2/17/2021

The following schools are closed on Wednesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather. Alamo City Schools - closed through Feb. 19 Augustine School Bells City Schools Benton County Schools Bethel University - virtual through Feb. 19 Carroll County Schools Chester…