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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Founders Day

JACKSON, Tenn.-- In celebration of 112 years of service to all mankind. "I've been an aka for 35 years," said Sorority member Patricia Beasley. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated showed…

Two houses collapse after landslide in Hardin County

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. - Firefighters responded to a call of a landslide along the Tennessee River. Two houses on Glendale Road collapsed. One of the homes was occupied at the time and homeowners were…

Exotic pet expo's last day in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - Animal lovers flocked to the Jackson Fairgrounds Sunday for the exotic pet expo. Hundreds of people filled the fairgrounds for a glimpse of some unique animals including snakes, spiders and even…

Early voting kicks off across the state

JACKSON, Tenn. -- According to the Madison County Election Commission, a total of 832 voters have cast ballots so far in the presidential primary. Early voting will continue during the week and on Saturdays through February 25. The election commission…

House collapses in Hardin County landslide

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Footage released by the Hardin County Fire Department shows a house collapsing. According to the Hardin County Fire Department, around 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon firefighters were called to Glendale…

Jackson Symphony holds Valentines' concert

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The sounds of romantic songs filled the air in downtown Jackson. The Jackson Symphony held its Valentine's themed concert, titled 'All You Need is Love.' Musicians played well known songs from…

TSU holds scholarship gala

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One university holds an event to help future students. Tennessee State University held its 4th annual Valentines Scholarship Gala at the Star Center Saturday night. Organizers say around 300 people attended…

Hundreds enjoy exotic pet expo at Jackson fairgrounds

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Animal lovers enjoyed a thrilling day at the Jackson fairgrounds. Hundreds of people filled the Jackson Fairgrounds Park for a glimpse of some unique animals. "We're big animal lovers, and we…

Local motorcyclists take Sweetheart Ride

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Motorcycle enthusiasts spread a little love this weekend. The Golden Circle Hog Chapter and Bumpus Harley-Davidson put together the Sweetheart Ride Friday. Hog Chapter Director Jimmy Craig says the event is…

Henderson County becomes Second Amendment sanctuary county

HENDERSON CO., Tenn. -- Across the country, some local governments are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries, with the latest being Henderson County. "February 11th, our Henderson County Commission met and I presented to…

"Love Month" celebration kicks off

JACKSON, Tenn.--The Star Center is celebrating "Love Month", festivities included. The "Love Month" Celebration kicked off Friday night at the Star Center in the Hub City. Many came out for a night of live…

Local students distribute blankets to area homeless

JACKSON, Tenn. -- WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News previously told you of some kind students working on a special project. Friday, the student's finalized their work. Second graders at Sharon School handed out 24 blankets…

Madison Co. Commission holds special-called meeting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- No votes were taken at Friday's special-called Madison County Commission meeting, but the county commissioners still spent over an hour discussing building a new Pope Elementary School and going…

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