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Former Hendersonville attorney receives second order of disbarment, ordered to pay $322K in restitution
According to a news release from the court's Board of Professionalism and Responsibility, Allman "knowingly and intentionally misappropriated client funds received in the settlement of litigation claims and life insurance proceeds held in trust for a minor child, knowingly, intentionally and systema
Jackson State Community College to host open house - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson State Community College will host an open house event Saturday, July 28 on the main campus at 2046 North Parkway.
3 Juveniles Arrested For Hendersonville Vehicle Thefts, Attempted Carjacking
Then, just after midnight on July 10, authorities said they responded to an attempted carjacking where the victim was allegedly held at gunpoint. That crime happened in the parking lot of the Hyatt Place hotel on East Main Street.
The Goodwill Career Solutions center to host job fair - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 1320 S. Highland Ave. in Jackson will host a job fair for eight employers seeking to fill at least 100 positions in Madison, Gibson, Haywood and Henderson counties.
Robertson hits grand slam, leads Jackson over Mobile
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Daniel Robertson hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Jackson Generals to a 20-8 win over the Mobile BayBears on Sunday.
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Local author host book signing at Buford Pusser home and museum - WBBJ TV
Robert Broughton, author of “Ghost Tales of the State Line Mob”, released a new book titled, “Louise Hathcock: Queen of the State Line Mob”. He said after writing his first publication, he wanted to write a book specific to each character in it. Louise Hathcock is the first one of the series.
JMCAACC holds annual business conference - WBBJ TV
“… because we see such a great need for african american entrepreneurs… but really there are special needs in the black community among african american entrepreneurs for them to get to the level that they are not just one generation of business,” Florence Howard, Executive Director for Jackson Madi
Jail guard charged with bringing contraband to inmates
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A northeast Mississippi jail guard is herself in jail, charged with trying to smuggle contraband to prisoners.
Three juveniles charged in connection with an attempted carjacking, auto thefts in Hendersonville
According to a news release from police, a vehicle was stolen overnight July 3 in the area of Haddaway Drive. On July 7, a vehicle stolen from Nashville was recovered by Hendersonville Police on Highway 386. Just after midnight on July 10, an attempted carjacking at gunpoint took place in the Hyatt
Polls open across Tennessee for early voting - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — At the Madison County Agricultural Complex, the polls are opening for early voting, and people are making their voices heard.
Pickleball comes to Jackson - WBBJ TV
“It’s sort of like playing ping pong except you’re on the table. A cross between badminton, tennis, ping pong,” Ron Harris, pickleball ambassador, said.
Construction continues in the Hub City - WBBJ TV
“Around 4 a.m., they are going to come in and do a little more work on the westbound, but a lot more of that work will be eastbound, and Sunday they will start on the westbound side again and have some additional lane closures,” Lawrence said.
New brand of Checker's restaurant to open Monday
“Most of the time when you go into any drive-thru restaurant, there aren’t a lot of people in the dining room,” said restaurant owner Riad Razeq. “Eighty percent of Checker’s business is drive-thru, and I would guess every other drive-thru restaurant is close to that, too.
Law enforcement agencies investigating viral video circulating on social media - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn.–Leaders with the Jackson Police Department and the Madison County Sheriff Department both said they are aware of a viral video circulating on social media depicting the ill treatment of a young girl.Both agencies say they are tirelessly working together to apprehend the perpetrators o
Mayor's suspension of public works director overturned in Hendersonville
On July 11, the committee, comprised of the chairmen of the city’s four standing committees and an appointed chairman, heard from Moore and his attorney, Brandon Meredith, who addressed each of the seven “traffic and safety” concerns cited in Moore’s suspension letter.
Madison Co. Sheriff's Office investigates viral video - WBBJ TV
In the video, a girl is tied upside down to the roof of a porch. She screams, “Stop, that hurts!” as someone throws water on her.
Superintendent Jones receives 4.4 out of 5 rating - WBBJ TV
The board graded Dr. Eric Jones on speaking in front of groups, establishing strong relationships with public and private agencies, and developments in curriculum and incorporating technology in teaching learning strategy. The board also introduced the new program “LOOP” program, Local Options and O
Woman who jumped from bridge, accomplice charged with theft
A report of a stolen vehicle is what led to a pursuit, crash and runaway suspect Tuesday, according to a press release from the Decatur Police Department.
Memphis VA Medical Center officials host town hall meeting in Jackson - WBBJ TV
“What I want them to know is that we’re here, and that we’re here to help them and we’re on their team, and here’s the things that we’re bringing and here’s the things that were doing better as we try to make the medical center better,” VA Medical Center Director David Dunning said. “We just opened,