WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Leaders Credit Union hosts 'Employee Shark Tank'

JACKSON, Tenn.--A local bank is putting a spin on the popular ABC reality show, "Shark Tank", by hosting it's very own! The "Employee Shark Tank" gives Leaders Credit Union employees the chance to…

Hardeman Co. man charged in Dollar General robbery

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Hardeman County man who was recently captured after being added to the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted faces charges in connection with a robbery at a local store. Johnathon Shaquille Genes, 24, was indicted last week…

Healthier Tennessee

  To find more information about living a healthier lifestyle from Healthier Tennessee, visit their website, healthiertn.com.

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/10/18 – 9/11/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/10/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/11/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Humboldt man charged with rape of child

  HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A Humboldt man has been indicted by a Gibson County grand jury. Humboldt police say 29-year-old Frank Stuckey Jr. was indicted on two counts of rape of a child under the age of 13 years old…

Local College holds film screening commemorating Suicide Prevention Month

JACKSON, Tenn.--Suicide is the third leading cause of death among African Americans, ages 10-24 in west Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network and in commemoration of Suicide Prevention Month--a local college is aiming for change. Tuesday, from 4:30…

New partnership agreement reached between JSCC and UTM

JACKSON, Tenn.--Two local colleges announce a new partnership to benefit students.. Monday, Jackson State Community College and the University of Tennessee at Martin signed a partnership agreement, which will allow students to be…

Dr. Jerry Woods announces run for Jackson mayor

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Another mayoral candidate is looking for your vote. Dr. Jerry Woods has announced he is running for mayor of Jackson. Woods made the announcement Monday at the Carl Perkins Civic…

Heather Scott announces bid for Tennessee governor

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Another name will be on the ballot for governor of Tennessee. Heather Scott has announced her candidacy for governor. Although Scott is a member of the Libertarian party, she will be listed on the ballot as…

West Tennessee State Fair events schedule

The West Tennessee State Fair kicks off this week at Jackson Fairgrounds. For more information, including a schedule of West Tennessee State Fair events, visit www.wtsfair.com/events.

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/07/18 – 9/10/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/07/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/10/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Hardeman Co. fugitive captured in Jackson

  JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Hardeman County man has been captured after being added Friday to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted. Johnathon Shaquille Genes, 24, was taken into custody Sunday without incident at a residence in…

Antique shop starts up brunch service

JACKSON, Tenn. — A local antique store begins a Sunday brunch cafe. Carriage House Antique Market and Cafe has been open for 15 years. The antique shop previously offered a lunch option…

Madison County Republicans open new headquarters

JACKSON, Tenn. — Madison County Republicans now have a headquarters. Republicans from West Tennessee came out to the new headquarters on Conrad Drive Saturday morning. They heard from republicans Ed Jackson, David…

5th Quarter Final Scores: Week 4

Macon Road Baptist   15 Jackson Christian       35   Hardin County   45 Adamsville          0   Mcnairy Central 41 Chester County 21   South Fulton 22 Gibson County 50   Humboldt 0 Peabody 72   Trezevant 12 Lexington 6   Henry County…

TBI adds Hardeman Co. man to Top 10 Most Wanted

  UPDATE: A Hardeman County man has been captured after being added Friday to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted. See the updated story here. Earlier story: HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added…

Union University trustees meet, approve new board chairman

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Union University trustees have approved a new board chairman. Chad Wilson will now serve as board chairman, according to a release from the university. A 2002 Union graduate, Wilson is president of Foundation Bank and a member of…

Crews change lanes at roundabout construction site

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Crews changed the lanes Friday morning on the roundabout being constructed near downtown Jackson. In this lane change, drivers heading northbound on North Highland Avenue are veering right to drive up and around the roundabout. The southbound…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/06/18 – 9/07/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/06/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/07/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

TBI investigates death of inmate at Hardeman Co. Jail

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate at the Hardeman County Jail. The TBI says around 11 p.m. Wednesday, jail employees found 59-year-old Gregory Kent Shearin unresponsive in his cell's…

Lane shift coming up at roundabout site

JACKSON, Tenn. -- There is another traffic lane shift scheduled for 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the roundabout near downtown Jackson. At the North Highland Avenue roundabout project, northbound traffic will begin to use the east side of the roundabout…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/05/18 – 9/06/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/05/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/06/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/04/18 – 9/05/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/04/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/05/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

TWRA looking for public's input on deer management

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn.--The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is looking for your input. TWRA officials say they are looking for people who have had experiences with deer, good or bad. This includes hunters,…

Jackson City Council welcomes interim fire chief

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson City Council welcomed the city's interim fire chief Tuesday. Council members welcomed Interim Chief Darryl Samuels Sr. during Tuesday's meeting. Samuels was named interim chief of…