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United Way system helps track families struggling financially

JACKSON, Tenn. -- United Way of West Tennessee is announcing a new way to help low income families. United Way of West Tennessee has introduced ALICE, a system that tracks families struggling to make ends meet. ALICE¬†stands for Asset Limited,…

First responders gather in Jackson for conference

JACKSON, Tenn. -- For two days, first responders from across the state came to Jackson to learn from each other.¬† Thursday was the second day of the eighth annual Tennessee Emergency Preparedness Summit.…

Local experts discuss World Diabetes Day

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The latest Center for Disease Control report on diabetes paints a clear picture: diabetes rates in Tennessee and the United States are rising fast. "Actually it's a health epidemic, it…

Skeletal remains found in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police have confirmed human remains were found in a building downtown last month. Police say officers responded to an empty building on the 400 block of East Main Street on Oct. 25, after a crew working…

What's New Wednesday: Aerial Silks

If you've ever wanted to fly, now you can! "Silks is a way of being able to fly in the air, to climb high, do some dance moves and soar," said Glory Dance Director,…

U.S. attorney general announces Project Guardian

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The U.S. attorney general announced a new initiative that is aimed at decreasing gun violence. U.S. Attorney General William Barr came to Memphis Wednesday to unveil his new initiative Project…

Authorities investigate fatal fire at apartment complex

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire that occurred at a Jackson apartment complex on Wednesday morning. Around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, firefighters were called to a house on the 1000…

Church donates food to local soup kitchen

MILAN, Tenn. -- An area soup kitchen receives a generous donation. Wednesday morning, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints donated $8,000 worth of food to the Mustard Seed in Milan. The 250 boxes included peanut butter, macaroni and…

New solar farm opens in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new farm opens in Madison County with hopes of helping the environment. Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee Valley Authority and Silicon Ranch officially unveiled their new solar panels Wednesday. "This…

Don Friddle to join Jackson Fire Department in December

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department has announced a new Deputy Chief of Operations for the department. Don Friddle, who currently serves as the Madison County Fire Marshal, will start his new role on December 2. Friddle has about…

Sheriff's Office warns of phone, social media scams

MADISON Co., Tenn. -- The Madison County Sheriff's Office is reminding residents of scams ahead of the holidays. In a news release, the sheriff's office says investigators have responded to reports of several scams over the phone and social media…

1 dead after apartment fire on Hollywood Drive

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police and Jackson fire officials have confirmed one person is dead after a fire at a west Jackson apartment Wednesday morning. Police say the fire started around 5:30 a.m. in an apartment at Hollywood Heights, 1160…

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