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Goodwill to host job fair Tuesday - WBBJ TV
Five employers will be on site seeking to fill more than 75 positions in Madison, Gibson, McNairy, Haywood and Henderson counties.
Woman arrested on drug trafficking charges following domestic dispute
KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police investigating a domestic disturbance arrested a woman after they reported finding a large amount of synthetic marijuana, meth, and cocaine along with two firearms inside her home.
Man shot, killed after burglarizing home
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is investigating after a man was shot and killed after a burglary.The shooting happened around 7:35 a.m. on Birdsong Ferry Road.Police say the man broke into a home and someone inside shot him.He left the scene and crashed near Shelby Drive and Tchulahom
West Tennessee Healthcare expands 911 center - WBBJ TV
“We’re still dispatching the 911 calls as we always have, it’s just now we are able to add more capacity, more dispatchers,” EMS Director Kevin Deaton said.
Accidental shot fired in RFC Tactical damages nail salon
The bullet caused property damage to the wall of Milan Nails and a pane glass window at the salon, but no one was injured in the incident, according to a Milan Police Department report.
Car drives into Mississippi River near Mud Island, rescue underway
According to MPD, officers arrived to the scene at Greenbelt Park, at the far north end of Mud Island around 5 p.m. for an accident. When MPD arrived they were told by people in the area a car drove into the river.
JEA crews help with Hurricane Florence relief in North Carolina - WBBJ TV
The accompanying photos, courtesy of Jackson Energy Authority, show JEA crews at work Monday in Lumberton, North Carolina.
Security guard assaulted at Gander Outdoors
One of the men struck the guard in the head, rib cage and knee with a "miniature baseball bat," according to the report.
Georgia vs. Tennessee kickoff announced by SEC
The UGA offense racked up 294 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per carry in the win. Nick Chubb, after suffering a gruesome knee injury in Knoxville in 2015, led the way with 16 carries for 109 yards. Jake Fromm, a freshman quarterback making his first SEC start on the road, had a pair of rushing scores.
Tennessee deer archery hunting season opens this weekend
Tennessee is divided into five deer units for better management, A, B, C, D, and L. The antlerless deer bag limits are four in Units A-D management areas and three per day in Unit L areas. The antlered deer bag limit is a total of two for the entire deer season.
Rucker: Florida is Tennessee's season
At that moment, in my mind, I thought Tennessee would need to beat either West Virginia or Florida to win six regular-reason games and end Pruitt’s first season with a bowl trip.
Kick time, TV set for Tennessee's game at Georgia
Tennessee faces Florida on Saturday night at Neyland Stadium (7 p.m., ESPN), while second-ranked Georgia visits Missouri for a noon game.
Sheriff goes to jail for a good cause - WBBJ TV
MILAN, Tenn. — Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas was behind bars. It was part of a fundraiser to raise money for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.The sheriff, along with his daughter, partnered with Children’s Miracle Network for the cause.
Achaeofest teaches West Tennesseans about Native American history - WBBJ TV
Along with vendors, there were craft demonstrations, music and storytelling sessions throughout the day.
West TN Invitational concludes - WBBJ TV
There aren’t a lot of tennis tournaments in this area so we thought that would be a good option to get a different group of people involved in our fundraising effort,” says Beth Koffman, Vice President of Operations at West TN Healthcare.
News from Chester County Junior High School
Chester County Junior High collects Box Tops for Education. Please collect and send your Box Tops for Education to the junior high! There will be a classroom competition on the line for the next few weeks!Our football team plays at Lexington Thursday evening. Our sixth grade team has a game Saturday
West Tennesseans come out for annual race at local school - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Saturday marks the 6th annual race day at Augustine school in Jackson.Registration was open to all over the age of four.Categories included individuals, teams and families.The races were divided into three obstacle courses including extreme, basic and family fun.Our own WBBJ anchor
Memphis woman fighting for her life after South Memphis shooting
Roaches, rats found inside another Shelby County schoolShooting at Memphis IHOP parking lot sparked by argument over shoes, police sayBartlett man convicted of raping girlfriend’s daughterPHOTOS: Mid-South’s Most Wanted Fugitives
Toyota Bodine celebrates 15 years in Jackson with community concert - WBBJ TV
“We just started with a handful of employees and two die cast machines back in 2003/2005, and now 300, and still growing,” said Shawn Daly, plant manager at Toyota Bodine.
19 year old shot as group of people fight
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - A seemingly normal night turns into a nightmare for a 19-year-old man. He was shot Tuesday while walking on Greenlaw Avenue, near 7th Street.