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Jackson police cookout for local preschool kids

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Officers with the Jackson Police Department treated kids to a day of grilling out and interactive fun on Friday, August 6. Kids with Jackson Christian School's preschool program enjoyed playing ball, hula hooping, and more at…

Waitr expands service to Lexington

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Waitr has announced another expansion to their delivery service area, with a launch now set in Lexington, according to a news release. The release says the service will debut with free delivery in Lexington. Waitr is now…

Alabama youth groups cleans JPD patrol cars

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A youth group from Alabama made a stop in Jackson on Wednesday. The group, from the First Baptist Church in Centre, Alabama, stopped at the police department and volunteered to wash patrol cars. The news release…

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…

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…

WBBJ says 'goodbye' to reporter Clint Eiland

Clint Eiland has served the West Tennessee community for more than two years as a journalist for WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News. This week, the WBBJ team is saying "goodbye" as Clint moves on to his next chapter. A Florida…

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