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78 cases of COVID-19 confirmed since Friday; 11,800 total

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed 78 new cases of COVID-19 in Madison County since Friday, July 23. There are now a total of 11,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Madison County. The health department also…

Former Spring Hill PTO president, treasurer indicted

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The former president of a Gibson County PTO has been indicted, according to the Tennessee Comptroller's Office. Kacey Criswell served as PTO president and treasurer at Spring Hill School in the Gibson County Special School District,…

Jackson police seek person of interest in vehicle burglary

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in a burglary. Police say the individual is a person of interest in the burglary of a vehicle on July 22. Anyone…

Trenton Elementary makes new addition to playground

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Trenton Elementary School is now including a new addition to their playground for kids who struggle with communication delays. Monday, school teachers and staff gathered for the…

Academy to offer free virtual classes on outdoor skills

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy is offering free virtual classes. The classes will be hosted live through out the year, and will range from a in a variety of seasonal topics, according to the…

Henry Co. Sheriff's Office investigating weekend arson fires

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Henry County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance after multiple reports of suspected arson fires in the county. The sheriff's office says three abandoned buildings were set on fire in Henry County on July…

Union City School System prepares for upcoming year

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- The Union City School System is preparing to "return to normal." The school system says a traditional dress code awaits both teachers and student, who will be returning to classes on Aug. 9. Union City Schools…

4 cases of Potomac Horse Fever confirmed in Middle, East Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has confirmed four horses have tested positive for Potomac Horse Fever. In a news release, the state says cases were confirmed in Robertson and Wilson Counties in Middle Tennessee, and in Hawkins…

JMCSS announces temporary class plans for JCM students

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Temporary plans have been announced for students slated to attend Jackson Central-Merry High School this fall. The school has not yet opened due to construction delays. Jackson-Madison County Schools says JCM students in sixth through eighth grade…

Health department to participate in Red Sand Project

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department will be participating in the Red Sand Project to raise awareness of human trafficking. Health department staff members will be pouring red sand in sidewalk cracks at the health department on…

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