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Family calls for changes after deputy's death

MIDDLETON, Tenn. -- A family who lost a loved one is hoping others don't go through the issues they faced. "He was tough. He's a fighter. He'd overcome death, I can't tell you how many times. He'd always come back,…

Multiple projects, plans approved at JMCSS board meeting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Big decisions were made at a local school board meeting. At the Jackson-Madison County School Board meeting Thursday evening, students and teachers got rewarded and recognized for their excellence. Leaders approved the hazard mitigation plan resolution, which…

Henderson Road bridge reopened in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Henderson Road bridge has been reopened once again. The bridge over Interstate 40 was reconstructed to make room for five extra miles on the interstate. Nichole Lawrence, with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, says this…

UofM Lambuth students participate in 3rd annual poverty simulation

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Students at the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus participated in a real-life scenario simulation. Nursing students at Lambuth participated in a virtual poverty simulation. Students are put in groups of four, and all of the groups represented…

City's survey on sidewalks, biking to end Friday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Have you ever had any difficulty walking or biking to your desired destination? Walking without a sidewalk or biking without a bike lane can be extremely dangerous, and now the City…

Jackson police seek answers in two separate shootings

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is investigating two different shootings this week. Tuesday evening, officers responded to 164 Lincoln Circle for a report of a shooting.¬†Authorities found no sign of a…

FBI reminds Tennesseans to #BeCyberSmart

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The FBI is reminding Tennesseans to be cyber smart. Cyber crimes and scams have been on the rise, alarming the FBI. Now, they are raising awareness on cyber-security this month. "We…

Humboldt family finds WWII-era mortars in yard

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A family woke up to a shocking discovery at their Humboldt home on Wednesday. "The whole time they've been in the backyard, and we've been living here," said Xavier…

Bethel presents 'Sweeney Todd' for Halloween

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- A Victorian era tale is coming to the Bethel Performing Arts Center for Halloween. Director Bala Boyd and the Renaissance Theatre program are bringing you "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Bethel says this dark…

Hardin County makes ending domestic violence a priority

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Hardin County is coming together to make ending domestic violence a community priority. WRAP and several members from the community gathered together to watch Mayor Kevin Davis sign and proclaim October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness…

Police investigating shooting that led to man's death

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting. JPD says that its officers responded to the area of 164 Lincoln Circle around 8 p.m. on Tuesday after an alert from the Shotspotter system.…

The Blacksmith opens new location in Dyersburg

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- A popular Jackson restaurant is expanding to a new city. The Blacksmith recently opened a second location at 2320 Amanda Avenue in Dyersburg. The restaurant offers a wide variety of cuisine…

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