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Flea market returns to the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. – Need a new cup, jewelry, barbecue sauce, or just looking to find a new outfit?. The monthly flea market has you covered inside and outside. Jerry Windham, with Southern Market Promotions, is one of those making sure the market runs smoothly. He says that shoppers can...
JACKSON, TN
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Body found in Henderson Thursday night, police confirm

HENDERSON, Tenn. — The Henderson Police Department confirms the discovery of human remains on Thursday night. According to a press release, on the evening of August 4, officers responded to a grassy area just off the street on Newsome Avenue where a body was laying. The release states that...
HENDERSON, TN
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Tornadoes Make Significant Strides In Second Scrimmage

Union City, Tenn.–Late-arriving Humboldt’s timing didn’t affect Union City one bit. The Tornadoes dominated H’boldt from start to finish Friday, beating the Vikings five-touchdowns-to-none in both teams’ second preseason scrimmage. UC forced two turnovers on the visitors’ first four snaps, scored on each of its...
HUMBOLDT, TN
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Families gather for community giveaway at Muse Park

JACKSON, Tenn. — Families gathered at Muse Park in Jackson on Saturday morning for a giveaway hosted by Pressed Outreach Ministry. Around 40 pallets of items were distributed, including household items, food and school supplies. Co-founder of Pressed Outreach Fred Spight says along with the giveaway, there were also...
JACKSON, TN
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Cleanup Day to rid Jackson residents of unwanted items

JACKSON, Tenn. –If you have unwanted items in your home, such as mattresses or old furniture, an event by the City of Jackson’s Health and Sanitation Department may be exactly what you need. According to information from the City of Jackson, a community clean-up event will be held...
JACKSON, TN
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Church hosts Back to School giveaway in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — Empowerment Community Church held a “Back to School” giveaway Saturday in downtown Jackson. Local students received backpacks stuffed full of supplies as they prepare for a new school year. Youth and Education Director Dr. Indya Daniels says it was a special day as the...
JACKSON, TN
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Jackson City Council approves funds for online platforms

JACKSON, Tenn. –According to information from the City of Jackson, on Tuesday, August 2, the Jackson City Council approved $195,000 in ARPA dollars, which will be used to fund two new online platforms aimed to support existing childcare providers. The first platform will allow parents to locate childcare centers...
JACKSON, TN
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Kids learn first aid, emergency skills at first annual 911 Camp

JACKSON, Tenn. — Kids in Jackson had the opportunity to pick up some critical life skills all while having a good time. Local organizations and first responders came together to host the first annual 911 Camp on Saturday at Union University. The day was packed full of programs where...
JACKSON, TN
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Black Tie & Blue Jeans returns to Carl Perkins Civic Center

JACKSON, Tenn. — An annual event presented by West Tennessee Healthcare returns to downtown Jackson to help save lives. Friends of Heart hosted the Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser at the Carl Perkins Civic Center Saturday night. Guests were decked out in their best attire for the evening...
JACKSON, TN
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Whiteville parties for a good cause

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. — The Town of Whiteville spent their Friday evening in formal attire and partying with a purpose. Whiteville Mayor Gene Bowden and his wife are both celebrating birthdays this week and wanted to invite the whole town to their birthday bash. “This is a birthday bash, but...
WHITEVILLE, TN
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Jackson library offers fun way to exercise

JACKSON, Tenn. –Need a little boogie in your step? The library is here to help. Jackson-Madison County Library has announced a new program to be held on Fridays. The library will now offer a line dancing program weekly at 10:00 a.m. The program offers a fun way to get...
JACKSON, TN
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Grand opening held for Men of Hope

JACKSON, Tenn. — A local nonprofit celebrated a new addition to the community. On Friday, the Christian-based nonprofit Hope Recovery Center celebrated the grand opening of their Men of Hope house. After opening the Women of Hope more than 12 years ago, Executive Director Marcie Hendricks says they’re excited...
JACKSON, TN
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National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13

(TDA press release) August is peak produce time in Tennessee for many of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Farmers markets from east to west and in between are packed with fresh produce. August 7th through the 13th is 2022 National Farmers Market Week and the perfect time to stock up and support local farmers.
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Bolivar Wins Alumni Tournament

Bolivar Central’s alumni team won three game on July 30 to win the B-Way Your High School Alumni Basketball tournament at Bolivar Central High School. A good fan turnout, refreshments, giveaways and seven basketball games kept the entertainment level high from 9:00 a.m. until after 5:00 p.m. as Bolivar finished off the 2014 Jackson South Side State Championship team 69-66 to win the title.
BOLIVAR, TN
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Jackson-Madison County Birthday Bash gets closer and closer

JACKSON, Tenn. — The countdown to the Bicentennial Celebration is getting closer. The final First Friday event was held to wrap up the many celebrations put on within the past year. “We have truly celebrated this year-long bicentennial process. We’ve talked about all aspects of the community at each...
MADISON COUNTY, TN
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