Coping with COVID-19

COVID-19 Emotional Support Line open to Tennessee educators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services are partnering with several statewide organizations to provide the COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for Tennessee teachers. The line provides free, confidential…

Family finds creative way to celebrate Halloween

(CBS Newspath) -- The CDC says traditional trick-or-treating is a high-risk activity for spreading the coronavirus. American families are getting creative to celebrate Halloween during the pandemic. Check out this "candy slide."  

Baby Yoda doll helps fight wildfires

(CBS Newspath) -- When 5-year-old Carver learned of wildfires in his state, he wanted to help. So as part of a donation drive, he sent a Baby Yoda doll in a care package to…

Longtime STAR Center employee retiring

JACKSON, Tenn. -- After 29 years, a local woman is retiring to spend more time with her family. Judy Duke worked as the STAR Center's communications manager, and has worked in a variety of roles during that time. She originally…

UT Gardens to host two-day fall plant sale

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee Gardens in Jackson will host their annual Fall Plant Sale beginning Wednesday. The 2020 sale has been extended to a two-day event to help promote social distancing. The sale will be open Wednesday,…

Local church provides cups, snacks to JPD

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is extending its thanks to members of a local church. A news release from Jackson police says the pastor and members of Lighthouse Church presented each officer with a cup and snacks. The…

Baby hears voices for first time in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A heart-warming video shows a baby in Nashville hearing for the first time. Baby Henley was born with severe hearing loss, which means she will not be verbal without help…

Empire 8 Theatre reopens with new movies Friday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Phoenix Theatres Entertainment, LLC announced in a news release Monday that Jackson's Empire 8 Theatre will reopen to the public on Friday, August 28. The new Hollywood films "Unhinged", "The New Mutants" and "Inception: 10th Anniversary Issue"…

Gov. Lee announces expansion of small business relief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The State of Tennessee is expanding financial relief programs for small businesses and more. A news release sent by the Governor's Office on Friday says small businesses, agribusinesses, displaced workers and the tourism industry will get be…