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$9,000 donation made to local boxing club

JACKSON, Tennessee. — Simmons Bank has made a $9,000 donation to a local boxing club. The donation was made to Team Ingram Rayford Collins Jackson Boxing Club on Wednesday. Lamont Ingram, who accepted the donation, says the grant will…

Hollow Rock-Bruceton schools to close Thurs. & Fri.

BRUCETON, Tenn. -- The Hollow Rock-Bruceton Special School District will be closed on Thursday, January 20 and Friday, January 21. According to Central High School Principal Joe Norval, it's "due to the rising numbers for illness and for the safety…

JPD investigating burglary at North Highland gas station

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is investigating the burglary of a North Highland gas station. According to a JPD report, officers were sent to the Express Mart at 309 North Highland after the alarm was triggered a little…

Library to host event on African American history, new monument

JACKSON, Tenn. -- An upcoming  program is giving insight into a new monument, as well as into African American history. The Jackson-Madison County Library will be holding an event called The Seven Pillars with the help of the Bicentennial celebration.…

COVID-19 in Madison County: 1,156 new cases this week

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed another 1,156 cases of COVID-19 in Madison County. The additional cases bring the total number of confirmed positive cases in Madison County to 22,782. The health department also released…

Animal Care Center seeing increase in pet surrenders

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local organization is seeing an increase in owners surrendering their pets. "We do see a slight uptick in animals surrendered around the holidays," said Whitney Owen, Director…

Hardeman County holds commission meeting

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Hardeman County leaders met for their county commission meeting on Tuesday. One of the main topics to discuss was the zoning issue of Royal Oak Charcoal, but that was removed from the agenda. Other topics…

Tickets to see Robert Earl Keen sold out in Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Troubadour Robert Earl Keen is coming to Huntingdon next week! Keen is currently set to take to the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center on Jan. 28. A…

Local NAACP hosts virtual conference in honor of MLK

BROWNSVILLE, Tennessee. — A virtual conference was held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Jackson-Madison County Chapter of the NAACP held their second session of the Virtual Advocacy Series Tuesday night. Attendees addressed learning loss in education,…

Officials discuss direction of Madison County’s finances

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Madison County Commission furthered its discussion regarding COVID-19 funding and new projects. Madison County Finance Director Karen Bell says the county's finances are doing very well. Sales tax…

USPS offering free at-home COVID-19 tests

The United States Postal Services is offering a new way to receive a COVID-19 test. The postal service is now giving everyone a way to order at-home COVID-19 tests on its website. USPS says that each household will be limited…

Round of Tennessee Songwriters Week to be held in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A round of the Tennessee Songwriters Week is being held in Jackson. A news release from Visit Jackson, TN says a qualifying round will be held at the Tennessee Legends of Music Museum at the Carnegie on…

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