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U.S. attorney general announces Project Guardian

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The U.S. attorney general announced a new initiative that is aimed at decreasing gun violence. U.S. Attorney General William Barr came to Memphis Wednesday to unveil his new initiative Project…

Authorities investigate fatal fire at apartment complex

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire that occurred at a Jackson apartment complex on Wednesday morning. Around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, firefighters were called to a house on the 1000…

Church donates food to local soup kitchen

MILAN, Tenn. -- An area soup kitchen receives a generous donation. Wednesday morning, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints donated $8,000 worth of food to the Mustard Seed in Milan. The 250 boxes included peanut butter, macaroni and…

New solar farm opens in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new farm opens in Madison County with hopes of helping the environment. Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee Valley Authority and Silicon Ranch officially unveiled their new solar panels Wednesday. "This…

Don Friddle to join Jackson Fire Department in December

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department has announced a new Deputy Chief of Operations for the department. Don Friddle, who currently serves as the Madison County Fire Marshal, will start his new role on December 2. Friddle has about…

Sheriff's Office warns of phone, social media scams

MADISON Co., Tenn. -- The Madison County Sheriff's Office is reminding residents of scams ahead of the holidays. In a news release, the sheriff's office says investigators have responded to reports of several scams over the phone and social media…

1 dead after apartment fire on Hollywood Drive

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police and Jackson fire officials have confirmed one person is dead after a fire at a west Jackson apartment Wednesday morning. Police say the fire started around 5:30 a.m. in an apartment at Hollywood Heights, 1160…

Jackson-Madison County School System holds committee meetings

JACKSON, Tenn.--Tuesday afternoon, the Special Questions Committee met to discuss voting methods for an upcoming decision. Jackson-Madison County Education Association President Janis Carroll said this decision making comes from the Collaborative Conferencing…

Women gather for 10th annual "Women of Hope" Gala

  JACKSON, Tenn.--Women and families gathered at Northside United Methodist Church for the 10th annual "Women of Hope" Gala. Organizers say the mission is to break the cycle of addiction and to…

Local elementary school hosts "Pink Out" event

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn.--Tuesday night, students and staff kicked off the very first "Pink Out" event at Westover Elementary School in Henderson County. They hosted a friendly basketball game against Beaver Elementary School to…

Residents adjust to record-breaking cold

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It may still be Fall, but after the recent wintry conditions it has many thinking winter has already started. "I think it's wonderful that the sun is shining on my face.…

TBI, local police investigating death in McKenzie

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- Last week, McKenzie police responded to an early morning disturbance on Elm Street, near downtown McKenzie. When they arrived, they found 42-year old Reginald Cozart unresponsive. "EMS arrived within minutes and confirmed that the victim was deceased,"…

6 displaced after morning house fire

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department spent at least five hours battling a house fire early Tuesday morning. Jackson Fire Department officials say they got the call, around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday,…

300-year-old tree falls in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- You may recognize the Senter-Rooks House in Humboldt. It hosts dozens of weddings every year, and boasts dozens of trees including a towering white oak. “The tree was the…

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