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Jackson-Madison Co. NAACP to host virtual events for MLK Day

The Jackson-Madison County Branch of the NAACP is hosting virtual events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Events for Monday, Jan. 18 are: 8:30 a.m. -- Virtual Health Forum- “Impact/Implications of COVID-19 on People and Communities of Color.”…

CWD-positive deer found in Lauderdale, Madison counties

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed CWD-positive deer have been located in Lauderdale and Madison counties. According to a news release, the deer from Madison County was harvested by a hunter and was within 10 miles of Henderson County.…

City of Jackson releases holiday trash schedule

The City of Jackson has announced changes to garbage pick-up for the week of Jan. 18. Garbage in the city will not be picked up on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Tuesday,…

Non-profit fights scammers with online tool

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A non-profit organization is helping track scammers to prevent fraud. If you have experienced multiple scam calls already, then the Better Business Bureau has developed a tracker tool for…

WBBJ launches "The Sound of Jackson" digital series

JACKSON, Tenn. -- This year, we are putting the arts in the spotlight with our new digital series "The Sound of Jackson." Each episode gives an up close and personal look at some of the best singer-songwriters in West Tennessee…

TBI hiring for six positions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has openings for six positions. There are currently two openings for a forensic technician in the Nashville Crime Laboratory. These individuals will be responsible for receiving, testing, and notifying agencies about evidence,…

State Fire Marshals Office releases fire safety tips

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee State Fire Marshal's office is urging Tennesseans to focus on home fire safety. According to a news release, the second week of January is typically the most tragic week for fire-related incidents in Tennessee. The…

WBBJ app users will need to update for news alerts

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News app users will soon need to update the app. An update expected to come January 14 will require users to update their version of the app to ensure they receive the latest breaking new alerts. To…