MADISON COUNTY, Tenn.- Monday night, the Madison County Commission approved the sale of two lots on Southern Street in east Jackson to Southwest Human Resources Agency, which plans on building two homes for low to moderate income families. The sale is contingent on Southwest receiving a grant approving them to sell the new homes instead […]
WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Monday's overnight storm caused a church's destruction from multiple lightning strikes, according to fire fighters. Dresden Fire Chief Paul Hutcherson said when firefighters arrived around 3 a.m. Monday at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, it had already been completely engulfed by flames. Chief Hutcherson said the cause was most likely multiple lightning […]
JACKSON, Tenn. -- Monday marked the fifth anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There are businesses in the Hub City who are still affected by that oil spill from 2010. The owner of Redbone's Grill and Bar said they have seen a big jump in what they are paying for […]
JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Christian School has announced a new program intended to better serve the individual needs of the school's students. Starting this fall, the school with launch the "Wings" program, which school officials describe as an "over-arching structure for students with literacy and special needs". Those involved in the program said each student […]
BEMIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee celebrity went back to school Monday, but she didn't have a backpack — she wore a crown. Miss Tennessee 2014 Hayley Lewis spent her morning with students at the Montessori School at Bemis. She used the stop to talk about her platform — preventing bullying and encouraging students to make […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
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