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Dyersburg man convicted of embezzlement - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — A Dyersburg man has been convicted of embezzlement after prosecutors say he stole at least $178,000 from a trust account.
JAPANESE MANUFACTURING COMPANY PLANNING EXPANSION IN TENNESSEE
Nidec Motor Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer of high-efficiency motors, has announced its intention to expand its business operations in Henderson County.
Jackson State Community College nursing students earn 100 percent pass rate on licensure exam
Every student who graduated from Jackson State’s nursing program in 2017 passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on his or her first attempt, an achievement that earned praise from the Tennessee Board of Nursing.The NCLEX is a nation-wide exam for nursing school graduates to obtain
Electric motor producer to expand in Tennessee, add 300 jobs
LEXINGTON, Tenn. (AP) -An electric motor manufacturing company plans to expand its current operations in Tennessee, an investment of $18 million expected to create 300 jobs.
Food truck festival benefits local good cause - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn — People of all ages came together at West Jackson Baptist church united by one thing, the love of food.
PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS
In other actions, the board extended the current budget until the fiscal year 2019 budget is ready and approved, passed a state-mandated drought plan and amended the police budget for repairs to a patrol car.
Jackson Christian to install first artificial athletic turf field in Hub City - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson Christian has launched construction of an artificial turf installation on the newly named Southern Capital Field at Ronnie Fowler Stadium. The process is an estimated eight-week installation with completion set for the end of July. The first event scheduled to be played on t
PARIS TN: Man arrested after pursuit damages patrol cars
A Paris man was arrested on multiple charges Monday after he led police on a pursuit down East Wood Street, which caused damage to three patrol cars.Nathan Dewalt III, 30, of 1310 E. Wood St. of Paris was arrested by Paris Patrolman Daniel Andres for three counts of aggravated assault, possession of
Boy Scouts host Annual Cub Scout Camp - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn.–The West Tennessee Boys Scouts of America hosted the first day of their Annual Cub Scout Camp.Sixty-five children between the ages of 6- 11 enjoyed snacks and outdoor activities such as archery and team building exercises at Calvary Baptist Church in North Jackson.The Scouts received
Building workforce for Tennessee's future
Toyota vehicles are built to last, and we expect the same of our workforce, which is why training and retraining our employees is a critical part of our success. But building the workforce of the future isn’t something we can do alone, and that’s a message I want to make sure our political leaders u
Community members celebrate dads at Father's Day Concert - WBBJ TV
HENDERSON, Tenn. — Community members braved the heat for the Father’s Day Festival in Henderson Saturday, even though some dad’s chose otherwise.
2 Teens Arrested In Hendersonville Vehicle Burglaries
Officers determined two vehicles had been burglarized at the scene. It was also determined that the vehicle the teen fled in was stolen from Nashville. That vehicle was later found in the 2900 block of Branch Court in Nashville. The teen who fled was also arrested at a home in that area, and a secon
Job fair: More than 100 positions available
The Goodwill Career Solutions center, at 1320 S. Highland Ave., in Jackson, will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, for six employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions in Madison, Gibson and Henderson counties.
UPDATE: Suspect in Milan shootings in custody - WBBJ TV
Milan Police Chief Bobby Sellers confirmed Ronyea McClellan, 30, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. Thursday in Jackson by the U.S. Marshals and Jackson Police Department Gang Unit.
Pet of the Week - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn.— Penny is a 5 year old chihuahua/terrier mix.She is crate and house trained.She is a little lady at 11 lbs and loves cats!She does well on the leash and likes walks outside!If you are looking for a super sweet cuddler Penny could be your girl!For more information visitSaving the Anima
Miss TN contestants have unique relationships with their fathers
Miss UT Martin, Brenna Wilkins -- Night three of the 2017 Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant was held Friday, June 23, at the Carl Perkins Civic Center.PAM DIETZ/The Jackson SunFullscreen
Henderson City Council Members pass liquor law - WBBJ TV
City council members met at 7 p.m. They passed 5-1 that liquor stores can sell beer, liquor and wine on Sunday’s, however not in gas stations or convenience stores.They also voted to pass a 2% increase on water and sewer bills.
Police identify woman found dead in Lincoln Courts apartment - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police have identified a woman found dead inside a Lincoln Courts apartment this weekend.Police identified the woman as Brenda Gray, who was in her 50s.Investigators say there was originally thought to be a gas leak at the apartments, but no leak was found.Gray was found dea
Jackson police seek to ID person of interest in cell phone theft - WBBJ TV
Police say the person of interest is a stocky black male, who was wearing a black hat, sunglasses, a white tank top with black trim and black jeans.
Madison County attorney receives public censure - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — A Madison County attorney has received a public censure by the Board of Professional Responsibility.According to a news release, attorney Bede Anyanwu was censured after a complaint was filed against him during a 2017 divorce proceeding. The release says Anyanwu acknowledged that he