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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…

Dyersburg State celebrates 51st graduating class

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg State Community College celebrated its 51st graduating class on May 7. DSCC graduates participated in the College’s 51st commencement on the lawn of the Dyersburg campus May 7. (Photo Courtesy: Dyersburg State…

Jackson Fire Department rescues dog from roof

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department made an unusual rescue Monday morning. According to a Facebook post by JFD, firefighters saved a young dog from the roof of a house. Officials say they aren't sure how he got on…

Martin police announce retirement of investigator

MARTIN, Tenn. -- The Martin Police Department is celebrating the retirement of Investigator Mark Rushing. The department says Rushing served for nearly 19 years, and had began his career in 2002 as a patrol officer. He was eventually made an…

Local child care center receives national recognition

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A local child care center has earned national recognition. Southwest TN Child Care Resource and Referral, Therapy and Learning Center was named a Certified Nature Explore Classroom from the Nature Explore program, according to a news release.…

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