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Factory in Brownsville Closes

This video is no longer available. The Haywood Elements Company has closed its doors, Chamber of Commerce leader Joe Ing says. The company made the announcement late Monday, employees tell ABC 7 Eyewitness News. Haywood Elements has been in operation…

Jackson Dad Arrested for Child Neglect

This video is no longer available. A Jackson father has been arrested after his two young children were found playing in the middle of a busy intersection wearing only dirty diapers. Christopher David Hamilton, 24, appeared in Jackson City Court,…

Lawsuit Filed Claiming Fraudulent Billing

This video is no longer available. A lawsuit filed in 2007 finally went to court this week, full of claims against Jackson- Madison County General Hospital along with the Regional Hospital of Jackson. Dr. Wood Deming, formally held cardiology privileges…

Jobs Headed to Crockett County

This video is no longer available. Building construction along Highway 412 in Bells is becoming more common. With a new Bank of Crockett and a restaurant under construction, as well as a McDonald's-Flash Market on the way, city officials said…

Ridgely Police Chief Dies

This video is no longer available. On Tuesday, the town of Ridgely, located in Lake County, laid their police chief to rest. The Department tells ABC 7 Eyewitness News Chief Glen Floyd died Sunday evening after suffering a heart attack.…

FEMA Opens Office in Gibson County

This video is no longer available. Residents of Gibson County now have another avenue to seek help to recover from, recent storms and flooding. FEMA , city, county and state leaders took part in a news conference, Tuesday announcing the…

Farm Equipment On The Road; Is It Legal?

This video is no longer available. This time of year your chances of getting stuck behind large farm equipment on the road are pretty good. When that happens it can be dangerous for everyone. On Monday, an Obion County farmer…

Arrests Made In Theft Ring

This video is no longer available. Investigators in Hardeman County say they have made two significant arrests in connection with a multi-county theft ring. Chief Investigator Steaven Joy says numerous vehicle trailers, lawnmowers, lawn equipment and scrap metal have been…

Pringles Park Lease Renewed

This video is no longer available. The Jackson Generals are here to stay, well, at least for the next nine years. Tuesday, the owners of the baseball club renewed their lease on Pringles Park until 2020. This is the longest…

Changes Coming for Council

This video is no longer available. Tuesday, the nine current members of the Jackson City Council met for the final time, barring any specially called meeting before July. Maurice Hayes and Frank Neudecker were defeated in May's election. Willie Moore…

Jackson Animal Ordinance Fails

This video is no longer available. In a vote of seven to one, the Jackson City Council has defeated a measure to put restrictions on pet owners in the city. Outgoing Councilman Frank Neudecker was the only member to vote…

Council Passes Budget & Tax Rate

This video is no longer available. The Jackson City Council has approved a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Tuesday, the council passed, for a second and final time, a $63.7 million spending plan for the city. The new budget…

Obion County Farmer Injured While Riding Tractor

This video is no longer available. For area farmers roads like the Ken-Tenn Highway in Obion County can become dangerous, even deadly. "I have had three or four friends killed in tractor accidents," said Randy Stroud. Stroud works for a…

FEMA Offers Help for Disabled

This video is no longer available. There is a new disaster center up and running in Jackson to help those with disabilities who were affected by the recent flooding and storms. The temporary disaster recovery center is located inside the…

Officials Making Renovation Plans for Allenton Heights

This video is no longer available. Three months after funds were approved for renovations to Allenton Heights in east Jackson, city and housing officials are now looking to put those dollars to good use. Leaders said they have received $167,000…

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