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Goodwill hosts job fair in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Goodwill conducted a job fair for those hiring all positions at multiple locations across West Tennessee. Officials say the job openings included a variety of jobs, skills and people needed by…

Company recalls 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links

OWINGSVILLE, Ky. -- A Kentucky-based company has recalled around 29,000 pounds of frozen Jimmy Dean sausage links due to possible contamination with pieces of metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Monday. The…

'Battle of the Bells' Salvation Army fundraiser

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department and Jackson Police Department will compete with each other this month to benefit a charitable cause. The "Battle of the Bells" will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15,…

State Fire Marshal offers Christmas tree safety tips

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking Tennesseans to “Be a Good Elf” when it comes to selecting, decorating and maintaining Christmas trees. While fire departments only respond to an average of 200 Christmas tree fires…

Gov. Haslam invites public feedback on TN H2O water plan

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam is asking for your input on a state plan for future water availability across Tennessee. The plan, called TN H2O, includes assessing current water resources and recommendations to help ensure Tennessee has an abundance of water…

Santa sets up shop for visits in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Santa is coming back to Jackson! Santa has plans to be at his house Thursday, Dec. 6, through Saturday, Dec. 8, on the corner of East Lafayette Street and North Highland Avenue. Santa says he'll be at home…

TCAT, JMCSS partnership brings new opportunities for students

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new partnership will offer local students new opportunities — for free. Students in the Jackson-Madison County School System will soon have the opportunity to get a jump start on college. The opportunity is thanks to a partnership…

Health Departments to offer free flu shots this week

JACKSON, Tenn. -- County health departments across the state will be giving out free flu shots. Free flu shots will be available to everyone Wednesday, Dec. 5. You don't need an appointment to get the flu shot during this event.…

The Ned asks for gloves, hats, scarves for 'Tree of Warmth'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Ned is asking for your help keeping everyone warm this holiday season. The Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center is asking the community to donate warm scarves, hats and gloves. All of the items will…

Lifeline Blood Services still in need of donors

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lifeline Blood Services says they are still in need of more donors.   According to the center, the blood supply is still extremely low this holiday season, and more blood donors are needed. The center is in critical…

Bethel University to host 'Christmas with Renaissance' performances

McKENZIE, Tenn. -- Bethel University will host their "Christmas with Renaissance" shows this weekend. The event is a seasonal celebration showcasing all aspects of the Renaissance Performing Arts Program, according to a release from the university. Showtimes are 7 p.m.…

City of Jackson announces leaf pickup plan

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Loose leaf collection has begun in the city of Jackson. The Health and Sanitation Department is requesting that everyone in Jackson rake their leaves to the curbside so crews can come through and vacuum them. The department…

How to become a tnAchieves mentor

tnAchieves is a nonprofit organization working to help high school seniors get into and graduate college. To learn more about tnAchieves or to become a mentor, visit tnachieves.org.

Lifeline Blood Services 'dangerously low' on all types

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lifeline Blood Services is issuing an emergency plea for blood donors. Lifeline says the blood supply is currently dangerously low on all types. All eligible blood donors are urged to give blood this week. Donors can give…

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