Jason Lamb, NewsChannel 5

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Recent articles by Jason:

AED training saves life of teen: would you know what to do?

You can find them in a lot of schools and office buildings, but do you know how to use an emergency defibrillator known as an AED? → Read More

Bedford County Walking Horse Celebration begins amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration is taking place now in Shelbyville, bringing thousands of people to the area, but critics want to know why it's continuing in the middle of a pandemic. → Read More

New Spring Hill development to span 20 years

There’s no doubt, this pandemic has slowed down — or even canceled — a lot of plans. But leaders in Spring Hill are looking ahead to a huge new development as the city continues to grow. → Read More

Who can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for the presidential election?

As political parties are beginning to nominate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump as their official nominees for the November election, Tennessee is wading through a confusing topic: who can and cannot vote by mail during November’s election? → Read More

'Hear my story.' Former Wilson Co. School Board employee talks with us about censured board member

The former Wilson County School Board employee who filed a complaint prompting a formal censure of school board member Wayne McNeese told her story, as McNeese has issued a statement in response. → Read More

Study shows children could be 'super-spreaders;' others say there haven't been enough tests conducted

A prominent Nashville doctor is raising concerns highlighted in a new study about kids and COVID-19. The study reveals how kids may spread the disease even easier than adults. → Read More

How COVID-19 may change the way schools and other large buildings are built

As we focus on getting kids safely back to school this year, area builders are trying to figure out how to limit the impact of a potential future pandemic years down the road, which may require permanently changing the look of new schools, offices and hospitals. → Read More

Returning to school athletics during COVID-19

As schools begin to re-open across the mid-state, in many counties that also means high school sports teams are beginning to start conditioning drills, even though some fall sports have been delayed. → Read More

Father of 30-year-old COVID-19 victim asks community to wear masks

Darius Settles was the son of a preacher man. His family says he was always smiling. At just 30 years old, with no prior medical conditions, his family says he died on Independence Day from COVID-19. → Read More

Fact checking social media claims about COVID-19 in Nashville

NewsChannel 5 is looking into some of the most common statements found on social media regarding the source of Nashville’s latest COVID-19 spike, the effectiveness of masks and the accuracy of reported COVID-19 cases. → Read More

More than 600 animals rescued from Henry Co. home where child was found in cage

Authorities seized more than 600 animals from the property in Henry County where they found a child locked in a cage Thursday. → Read More

Metro Council Minority Caucus addresses equality agenda

Metro’s minority lawmakers say they are looking for action from Mayor John Cooper following protests in Nashville, which were sparked by the death of George Floyd. The caucus says they want to see more from the mayor, specifically the appointment of a Chief Diversity Officer. → Read More

Metro Public Health says increase in COVID-19 cases not linked to protests

Tuesday marked one of the largest jumps COVID-19 cases in Nashville since the outbreak began, with 184 new cases confirmed within the last day. → Read More

DCS: State will need more foster homes for children following COVID-19 shutdown

Tennessee's Department of Children's Services and groups that work with them say there will be an increasing need for foster homes as the state begins to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Mt. Juliet man beats COVID-19, returns home to neighborhood reunion

Glenn Harla returned to his Mt. Juliet home on Tuesday, after beating COVID-19 at TriStar Summit Regional Medical Center in Hermitage. → Read More

Mother of inmate asks for daughter to be released amid COVID-19

The mother of an inmate at the Tennessee Prison for Women who is diagnosed with COVID-19 is asking for her daughter to be released, citing her daughter's underlying health problems. → Read More

Man loses job due to COVID-19; so he starts his own business to make ends meet

Henry Hyde recently started his own business, called Buff Daddy after losing his job due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

State gives update on prison inmate testing amid criticism

While Governor Bill Lee updated Tennesseans about the massive prison inmate COVID-19 testing now taking place, one community advocate says the testing has come too late. → Read More

Insurance may cover cost to replace spoiled food during power outage

As crews continue to restore power following Sunday night's storms, those still without are finding themselves with fridges full of spoiled food. But your homeowners or renters insurance may cover the cost to replace that spoiled food. → Read More

Wilson County man uses woodworking to transform heartbreak of deadly tornado into hope

Middle Tennessee has been hit with a one-two punch these last two months -- starting with the tornadoes that ripped through middle Tennessee, followed by the COVID-19 pandemic right after. → Read More