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Couple convicted of health care fraud, sentenced in federal court - WBBJ TV
“There are significant penalties for this and we are very glad to have achieved justice in this case for the government, contractors for the local community and really for the victims in this case who were defrauded,” said U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant.
Local government official announces he will be running for mayor of Jackson - WBBJ TV
“He has a servant’s heart. He loves people, and he really loves the city of Jackson,” said family member Virginia Conger.
Jackson police seek hit-and-run driver; woman in serious condition
At about 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, a female was hit by a car traveling east on Ridgecrest near the Horizon convenience store. The victim in this hit-and-run sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital by Emergency Medical Services. Investigators are looking for a dark colored vehicle
Family mourns loved one; police investigate fatal hit-and-run - WBBJ TV
“The person that hit my child, they kept going. They left my child in the street dead,” Huddleston said.
Nielsen Puts WHHG, WYJJ Back In The Jackson, TN 'Market'
The recently released NIELSEN Spring 2018 JACKSON, TN Radio Market Report classified Metro stations FOREVER SOUTH Classic Rock WHHG (92.3 THE HOG)/MILAN, TN and Urban AC WYJJ (JJ 97.7)/TRENTON, TN as Non-Metro stations, but NIELSEN has reversed the classification error and is issuing a revised SPRIN
JTA buses to make stops at DMV for five days in August
Jackson Transit Authority’s Tech Center route will be changed to include the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for 5 days in August — Aug. 27-31. The route change is temporary, and only for those days. The change was due to passenger requests. The Bemis/Tech Center/Park Place route will continue to
Scott Conger running for mayor of Jackson
Conger, who is the president and CEO of United Way of Tennessee, is the second person to officially announce his candidacy for the post.
Man dies after being hit by train in Hendersonville
HENDERSONVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Police say a man was killed when he was hit by a train in Hendersonville on Thursday night.The incident happened on the railroad tracks near the 200 block of Rockland Road.According to the Hendersonville Police Department, Daniel Kelm was struck by a southbound CSX train.
Jackson drivers begin using roundabout - WBBJ TV
“The last transition went smooth. Everybody paid attention, we got all of our warning signs out, so it should go fine,” Ben Carmack with Ford Construction said.
Woman struck by car in northeast Jackson - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn.–At 9 Tuesday night, Jackson Police confirm a 39-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle.
Memphis Tigers arrive in Jackson as a continuation of training camp - WBBJ TV
The Tigers will spend three days in the Hub City, for the third consecutive season, as part of their training camp. The Tigers will have practices on both Thursday and Friday mornings and they will cap their trip in Jackson with a 10 a.m. scrimmage on Saturday.
Sinkhole causes problems for Jackson stores - WBBJ TV
“PD contacted our street department over the weekend and asked them for barricades, which they did supply, because safety of our citizens comes first,” Gist said.
Driven by Mission: How Jackson’s private schools maintain unique identities by staying true to founding principles
When Jennifer Garner and her family moved to Jackson a few weeks ago, the first order of business was selecting schools for her two youngest children. Garner said her family has moved several times over the years, and her husband’s job in the manufacturing industry brought them to Jackson after a 10
Facebook post highlights good deed by JPD officer
Gibbons, who’s approaching three years on the force in November, said he wanted to help however he could.
JPD: Several cars collide on the U.S. 45 ByPass near I-40 - WBBJ TV
Jackson police said three cars collided at the U.S. 45 Bypass and Carriage House Drive, near Interstate 40.No word on what caused the crash, however Jackson police said there were minor injuries and traffic was slowed down for quite some time.
Sinkhole opens in north Jackson
(Photo: Submitted by Jeff Wall)JACKSON – A sinkhole has opened behind a large business development in north Jackson.The sinkhole is on the edge of the parking lot behind the buildings between Target and Kroger on Stonebook Place.Madison County Commissioner elect Jeff Wall posted a few pics of the op
Freed Hardeman University prepares for students - WBBJ TV
HENDERSON, Tenn. — “I really like it when the campus fills up again,” Shannon Sewell, director of facilities and grounds at FHU, said.
Brandon Lay returning to Jackson for free concert
“It’s been about a year-and-a-half since I was last in Jackson because we’ve been on tour, so I’ll be glad to get back for a day or so, watch Tennessee’s football game that day and go play at The AMP,” Lay said.
Jackson-Madison County EMA holds 'refuse to be a victim' class - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Don’t miss out on a class that could save your life.The “Refuse to be a Victim” class will be held at the Jackson-Madison County Emergency Operations Center at the McKellar-Sipes Airport on Wednesday.The class is designed for everyone from middle schoolers to senior citizens.The cla
Truck fire slows traffic near South Highland - WBBJ TV
The fire started in the cab of the truck, causing damage to the inside of the cab and destroying the roof of the truck. Officials say the truck was carrying oxygen and acetylene, and the fire spread to those tanks.