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Flood Warning until 10:00PM Saturday

on July 4, 2020, 7:08 AM / in Local News

From the National Weather Service …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Tennessee… S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson. * Until Saturday evening. * At 7:00 PM CDT Friday the stage was 34.4 feet. * Flood stage is 34.0 feet. * Minor […]

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Health department issues mask mandate for Madison Co. businesses

on July 3, 2020, 8:22 PM / in Local News

The Madison County Health Department has come a long way since the 50’s and 60’s where they provided free or low cost health care to the public as well a free vaccinations. Now according to the report from WBBJ they have moved aggressively toward tyranny with the approval of both the city and the county. WBBJ reports Starting at 12:01 […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a late evening shooting.

on June 30, 2020, 7:59 AM / in Local News

Officers and Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a late evening shooting that has left one person dead. At approximately 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of Roosevelt Parkway and Carver Street.  Responding officers located a juvenile that was suffering from a gunshot.  The juvenile was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a […]

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JMC Library to close all locations until further notice

JMC Library to close all locations until further notice

on June 29, 2020, 9:25 PM / in Local News

In a news release: JACKSON, Tenn. –The Jackson-Madison County Library announced Monday they will close both its Main Library and North Branch locations until further notice due to direct exposure to a COVID 19 positive patient. Staff is expected to quarantine during this time per Health Department guidelines. The library will not be offering curbside service at this time, and […]

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Jackson Police investigate an early morning shooting that left 4 people injured.

on June 24, 2020, 10:02 PM / in Local News

In a press release from the Jackson Police Department: Investigators and officers with the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate a shooting that occurred during the early morning hours on Melwood Street. At approximately 2:45 a.m. this morning, June 24th, officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to Melwood Street for a report of a shooting.  Responding officers located four […]

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K-9 “Echo” locates several weapons while conducting an article search.

K-9 “Echo” locates several weapons while conducting an article search.

on June 24, 2020, 8:08 AM / in Local News

In a press release from the Jackson Police Dept: Jackson Police K-9, Echo, locates several guns hidden in the woods behind a residence near the area of Ridgemont Drive and Caldwell Place. On June 20th, officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to the area of Ridgemont Drive and Caldwell Place for a report of a group of males seen […]

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Investigators are investigating a burglary at Angela’s Pet Grooming located at 1463 South Highland Avenue.

Investigators are investigating a burglary at Angela’s Pet Grooming located at 1463 South Highland Avenue.

on June 23, 2020, 9:19 AM / in Local News

On June 21, 2020 Angela’s pet Grooming was burgalarized in the early hours of the morning. Video shows a black male force his way into the business using a crowbar. The suspect was wearing a black jacket, black pants, black shoes and a gray hat. The suspect rode a blue bicycle away from the scene. If anyone can identify this […]

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MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020

on June 23, 2020, 7:51 AM / in Local News

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAME FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the AGRICULTURE EXTENSION CENTER, 309 N PARKWAY, AUDITORIUM, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305; TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020 at 8:30 A.m. The following matters will be presented for your consideration: Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to […]

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Shots Fired Investigation Leads to the Arrest of Two Juveniles in Stolen Vehicle and a Gun

on June 20, 2020, 7:35 AM / in Local News

In a press release from the Jackson Police Dept. At 5:35 a.m. today, June 19th, Jackson police were dispatched to a shots fired call in the area of Conalco Drive. Officers observed juveniles running in the area of Royal Arms at 1580 N. Royal. Officers then saw two juveniles get into a car in Royal Arms and drive away at […]

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Jackson Police Department make an arrest in stabbing death of 60-year-old man

on June 20, 2020, 7:32 AM / in Local News

In a press release from the Jackson Police Department On Friday, June 12, 2020 around 9:30 pm, Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a man bleeding on the ground in the area of John Williams Road near East Chester Street. Officers found Kenneth Brasher, 60-year-old white male, had been stabbed. He was transported by EMS […]

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WNWS Lawsuit

on June 19, 2020, 4:58 PM / in Local News, Opinion

The following appeared WNWS’s site on May 28, 2020 regarding the law suit that was filed by the station’s President Carlton Veirs: JACKSON, Tenn.—Wireless Group, the parent company of News/Talk 101.5 (WNWS-FM), has sued former on-air personality Dan Reaves.  Reaves left the station earlier this month without giving notice and took a job, the lawsuit states, in violation of his […]

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Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying this person of interest

Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying this person of interest

on June 13, 2020, 7:39 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate the fatal shooting of Rolando Salas and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On June 5th, 2020 at approximately 5:00 a.m., officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to 1943 US-HWY 45 Bypass for a shooting at Casey Jones Motel. Responding officers found a 35-year-old Texas resident, Rolando Salas, with […]

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Political Activist (hack) Tracy Boyd Jr. decides to it one more step

Political Activist (hack) Tracy Boyd Jr. decides to it one more step

on June 13, 2020, 6:08 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Okay…. a young, enthusiastic, extreme left wing minded man, that knows nothing about the law regarding the right to redress and he doesn’t care. He is blowing wind… he is not really serious and he knows that he doesn’t have a chance in hell…. so what is he after. A potential career in politics, maybe. He getting his name out […]

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IDPA Shoot Sunday June 14th at 2:00 PM

on June 11, 2020, 7:15 AM / in Local News

YEAH BABY, THE SHOOT IS ON!! Don’t forget the IDPA shoot scheduled for this Sunday at the Tennessee Sports Foundation – 3583 Riverside Drive, Jackson. Try to come 30 minutes early to help set up the course of fire. Bring 100 rounds and you will have plenty.  We WILL NOT wear a cover garment. Make sure to always check here […]

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We are still raising idiots…… Protesters call for removal of Confederate monument

We are still raising idiots…… Protesters call for removal of Confederate monument

on June 7, 2020, 5:09 PM / in Local News, News

WBBJ |  By  Ali Mason   JACKSON, Tenn. — A petition to remove the Confederate monument in front of the Madison County Courthouse gathered over 4,500 signatures. “We think these Confederate monuments stand for symbols of hate, oppression, racism and treason,” said protest and petition organizer Iyad Abdi. That’s why Abdi, a Jackson resident, organized a petition and protest in […]

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The Jackson City Council will have a special called Meeting

on June 5, 2020, 10:49 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will have a special called meeting next Tuesday, June 9th discussing and approving the budget of the city of Jackson. This will be an online event hence no one will be at City Hall. This is not unlike all the other meetings that council attends in that the majority will not be there as well. Online […]

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Shooting death of a 19-year-old man.

on June 4, 2020, 7:42 AM / in Local News

In a statement release from the Jackson Tennessee Police Department On April 25, 2020 at approximately 3:50 am, officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at 106 Robin Lane. Kontravis Bond, a 19-year-old male, was shot outside his residence. Bond was transported to Jackson Madison County General Hospital where he later succumb to his […]

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Spending Beyond Revenue: Nothing new here.

on May 30, 2020, 8:35 AM / in Local News

Text from the Jackson Sun: (Mayor Scott) “Conger proposed a $75 million budget but acknowledged the city would have to cut expenses at some point during the year if its coronavirus revenue projections pan out.” “We’re projecting about $70.9 million in revenue next year,” Conger said. “The budget proposed has a $4.1 million deficit.” But we had to laugh at […]

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Plane crashes onto Humboldt golf course

Plane crashes onto Humboldt golf course

on May 30, 2020, 8:28 AM / in Local News

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — An incredible sight at the Humboldt Golf and Country Club, where a small plane carrying two men came crashing to the ground. “You just didn’t get a chance to think about it. You really had to just react,” said Chloe Wilkes, who was a lifeguard at the pool at the time of the crash, along with her […]

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Support Your Local Community

on May 28, 2020, 8:46 AM / in Local News

Please share with all of your friends.   This is all about supporting our community. Judy Dear Friends and Friends of Friends, This virus has had many “side effects”.  We are hearing more and more everyday of deaths, grief, suicides, jobs lost, businesses going out of business or not to return.  This pandemic, for loss of a better term, has created […]

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