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Scotts Hill head football coach resigns - WBBJ TV

SCOTTS HILL, Tenn. — The head football coach at Scotts Hill High School has resigned.Daniel Duncan has resigned as both a teacher and head football coach at Scotts Hill High School, according to the Henderson County School System.The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed an investigation i

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-15 18:06:58

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.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-15 03:48:34

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

JACKSON SUN - 2018-08-15 18:36:00

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.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 23:17:50

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.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 03:46:17

THP says victims of fiery crash were from Savannah, releases names

Killed were driver James Anthony White, 47, and the passenger, Joanne Ethridge Troxel, 64, both of Savannah, according to the THP.

COURIERANYWHERE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Cooper Container II to expand operations in Lexington, Tennessee

Welch Packaging's Cooper Container II will make a significant investment to expand its operations in Henderson County, Tennessee. The corrugated packaging producer and foam converting company will create approximately 40 jobs in Lexington over the next 3 years, as Tennessee Department of Economic an

LESPROM.COM - 2018-08-13 20:43:59

Police: Suspect shot in recent Dyersburg store robbery, dies - WBBJ TV

According to Dyersburg Police, Joshua Foster, 31, died Sunday after a robbery at Allen’s Grocery Store in Dyersburg on August 4.Foster was a suspect in the robbery and Dyersburg police said he was shot multiple times during a shooting involving the store’s owner.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-15 04:24:12

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.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-13 22:04:26

Chester County Schools TNReady scores reflect glitch in testing in Henderson Tennessee

Chester County Schools were among numerous school systems statewide that faced serious online connectivity issues during the end of the school year TNReady testing last spring. According to Superintendent Troy Kilzer II, Instructional Support Supervisor Randle Fenimore, and Teaching and Learning Sup

CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-15 14:27:00

Roundabout construction to cause lane change Wednesday - WBBJ TV

“It is hindering everything. Like, it causes traffic and trying to go to this local gas station is kind of wearing and tearing on my tires,” Turner said.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 23:28:18

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

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 23:32:47

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.


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


Restoration of Old Main at Freed-Hardeman in beginning stages - WBBJ TV

Offices, classrooms and restrooms will be renovated at the Freed-Hardeman campus along with additional new technology. An elevator will also be installed on the south side of Old Main..When completed, Old Main will house the Department of Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Communication.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 00:46:17

Local father/daughter duo dig for dinosaur bones across West Tennessee - WBBJ TV

“It’s a tree with sap on it, and they harden, and it turns into these,” said Gwen as she shows the pieces of amber.


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 SUN - 2018-08-14 19:28:00

Lexington company adding 40 jobs

Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs was among local dignitaries on hand for the announcement, along with Henderson County Mayor Dan Hughes, state Rep. Steve McDaniel (R-District 72) and state Sen. Dolores Gresham (R-District 26).


Tennessee public schools display national motto - WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn. — When students in Tennessee walked into their schools this week, they might have noticed a new plaque hanging on the walls.


First year J-MC teachers celebrate first week at school with lunch delivery - WBBJ TV

“It teaches kids that their are people that do care that do love them, that want them to succeed,” said Williams.