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JPD receives donation from Buff City Soap

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Staff with the Jackson Police Department were given an amazing smelling gift. JPD says Buff City Soap stopped by on Wednesday to donate items to staff. JPD says in part, "The donation is greatly appreciated. Daily homemade…

Former, current JPD officers receive 'Lifesaving Medals'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Both formerĀ  current Jackson police officers were presented special medals on Friday. The department says Sgt. Adam Pinion, Officer Clint Paton, Officer Kellen Holmes, Officer Kennis Shell, as well as former JPD officers Blake Lambert and…

Jackson General receives Heart Center Platinum award

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson-Madison County General Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Chest Pain-MI registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award. Jackson General is one of only 212 hospitals in the country to receive the honor, according to a…

Gibson County shelter hosting adoption, donation event

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Gibson County Rabies Control will be open on Saturday, June 19 for adoptions and donations. Donations of food, cleaning supplies, pet supplies and more will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shelter is…

UTM submits proposal for TEST Hub

MARTIN, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee at Martin has submitted a proposal for the Innovation and Product Realization Facility for the 2023 fiscal year, according to a news release. The proposed facility would move forward as the TEST Hub,…

JCM cheerleading tryouts scheduled

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Central-Merry High School is hosting cheerleading clinics and tryouts this week at Oman Arena. Clinics will begin on Wednesday, with tryouts scheduled for Friday morning. Middle school clinics are from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on…

$400,000 grant goes to Middle Fork Bottoms project

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee River Basin Authority has received a $400,000 recreation trails grant that will be used for a trailhead and other facilities at Middle Fork Bottoms, according to a news release. The release says the grant…