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Organization looks to better childhood education and development

JACKSON, Tenn.-- One organization is looking to better childhood development and education across West Tennessee and they need your help. "It's really important for us to hear from our community as we're making decisions for our community," said Olivia Abernathy,…

New THDA program to help homeowners hurt by pandemic

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As we continue to adapt in a world of COVID-19, the toll that was left on the economy is still being felt today. In 2020, when COVID-19 hit the United States, a lot of Americans lost their…

$9,000 donation made to local boxing club

JACKSON, Tennessee. — Simmons Bank has made a $9,000 donation to a local boxing club. The donation was made to Team Ingram Rayford Collins Jackson Boxing Club on Wednesday. Lamont Ingram, who accepted the donation, says the grant will…

Animal Care Center seeing increase in pet surrenders

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization is seeing an increase in owners surrendering their pets. "We do see a slight uptick in animals surrendered around the holidays," said Whitney Owen, Director…

USPS offering free at-home COVID-19 tests

The United States Postal Services is offering a new way to receive a COVID-19 test. The postal service is now giving everyone a way to order at-home COVID-19 tests on its website. USPS says that each household will be limited…

Round of Tennessee Songwriters Week to be held in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A round of the Tennessee Songwriters Week is being held in Jackson. A news release from Visit Jackson, TN says a qualifying round will be held at the Tennessee Legends of Music Museum at the Carnegie on…

Sign encourages water safety in honor of Tyler Spann

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- The Spann family wants to help save as many lives as possible with the help of a special monument honoring their son, Tyler Spann. "This is just a way to honor him and remember him. He…

27 dogs rescued from home in McKenzie

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- The Animal Rescue Corps was able to rescue several dogs living in poor conditions. The organization rescued 27 dogs at a property in McKenzie after EMS and law enforcement were in the property last week. When…

Finish the FAFSA Week promotes steps to higher education

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Ahead of the Feb. 1 deadline to qualify for the Tennessee Promise Scholarship, the state is promoting Finish the FAFSA Week. It's a statewide push to encourage more high school seniors to apply as Tennessee's completion rate…