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Haywood County Votes on New Budget

This video is no longer available. With just days to spare, the Haywood County Commission passed a budget, Monday night. By a vote of 14-6, commissioners said yes to a budget plan, which keeps them out of trouble with the…

Obion Co. Unemployment Office Busy Since Goodyear Closure

This video is no longer available. With Goodyear gone, it's no surprise that Obion County now has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state. In fact, it has the second highest unemployment rate in Aug. Tennessee's county-by-county unemployment…

Carnathan Indicted on Federal Charge

The Mississippi man, accused of robbing a bank in Selmer then losing the stolen cash at casinos in Tunica, has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Joseph Carnathan, 40, 0f Mooreville, Miss., was arrested on Sept. 20 on a…

Liberty St. to be Closed Tuesday Afternoon

This video is no longer available. Traffic in downtown Jackson could be a bit more congested that usual during rush hour, Tuesday. The section of Liberty Street between Lafayette and Main Streets will be closed from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. for…

TDOT Opens 4-Lane Section of Hwy 64

This video is no longer available. The drive along Highway 64 in southwest Tennessee is now a lot easier for commuters. Monday morning, officials with the Tennessee Department along with McNairy County leaders held a special ceremony to note the…

Stewart Named Interim Fire Chief

This video is no longer available. The year was 1982. A gallon of gas cost $1.30. Ronald Reagan was president. And Maxie Stewart Jr. became a Jackson fire fighter. Monday, he stepped into the biggest job of all at the…

Woods Wants New Trial on Voter Fraud Charge

This video is no longer available. Former Bolivar City Councilwoman Brenda Woods was in a circuit court Monday. She is asking for a retrial on charges where she was found guilty of voter fraud. "I am looking forward to my…

Men Arrested after Theft at Party

This video is no longer available. Two Henderson County men are in custody for stealing several items during a party at an elderly man's house. The victim told police when he came back from vacation he noticed his gun and…

Halls Air Show

This video is no longer available. Spectators said the Halls Air Show delivered nonstop action as more than 30 aircraft took to the sky, Sunday. "The planes are awesome the people are great. Just having a really good time," said…

Jackson Man Arrested, Faces Assault Charges

A Jackson man is in jail, facing several assault charges for two separate incidents Friday night. According to police, Matthew Berlin, 21, pointed a shot gun and made threats toward another person at a house on Morgan Street at around…

Gary Morris Teaches Bethel U Students About Music

This video is no longer available. Hundreds of Bethel University students were paid a special visit by country music and Broadway star Gary Morris, Friday. Morris spoke at the university's Master Class with Renaissance students. His message was to always…

State Supreme Court Suspends Savannah Lawyer

This video is no longer available. The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended the license of Savannah attorney James Strong Powell. Powell entered a guilty plea on charges of aggravated perjury. A formal proceeding was held where it was decided Powell…

Freeman Enters Plea in Paris Murder Trial

This video is no longer available. In Henry County, the trial of accused killer Jefferson Freeman ended abruptly, Friday. The 29-year-old made a surprising "best interest" plea right in the middle of his first degree murder trial. Freeman is accused…

Employees at Humboldt Restaurant Riot Over Paychecks

This video is no longer available. Dozens of West Tennessee workers took to the street, Friday afternoon in Humboldt. They say they have not been paid and they want their money. Close to 40 workers gathered outside Royale Burgers along…

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