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Accidental shooting in Jackson

on October 19, 2017, 6:34 AM / in Local News

October 18th at 1:58 p.m., officers of the Jackson Police Department were conducting Quarterly Firearms Training at 226 Cotton Grove Road, Fraternal Order of Police Range, when one of their firearms instructors was accidentally shot by another officer of the Jackson Police Department. Officers at the scene immediately conducted First Aid until Emergency Medical Personnel were able to arrive on […]

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Mayor Gist Endorses Boyd… Tells you Where He Stands

Mayor Gist Endorses Boyd… Tells you Where He Stands

on October 15, 2017, 9:20 AM / in Local News, State News

Randy Boyd, a Haslam family favorite and business associate, who is now positioning himself for governor in 2018. Of course to achieve that lofty position, Boyd must first win a Republican primary. But he is the favorite today of Jerry Gist.   Read more about Boyd here

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Mayor Gist endorses gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd

on October 14, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist announced his endorsement of Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd in the state’s race for governor. Gist said while he tries to avoid endorsing candidates in political races, he believes Boyd is the most likely candidate to build on Gov. Bill Haslam’s work as governor. “I developed a personal relationship when he served as Economic and Community […]

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Conger Resigns from Jackson City Council

Conger Resigns from Jackson City Council

on October 14, 2017, 6:41 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Scott Conger will formally announce his resignation of his District 5 seat at the end of the Nov. 7 meeting, and his replacement is expected to be appointed and sworn in at the Dec. 2 meeting. “It’s not good for a nine-member council to end up an even number; it’s asking for trouble,” Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist said. “That’s why we […]

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Randy Boyd, Republican candidate for Governor of Tennessee will be in Jackson October 19th

on October 11, 2017, 6:27 AM / in Announcements, Local News

RANDY BOYD WILL BE HOSTING A MEET AND GREET AT THE OLD COUNTRY STORE AT CASEY’S VILLAGE IN JACKSON, TN. INFORMATION FOR THE VISIT IS AS FOLLOWS: PLACE:  OLD COUNTRY STORE DATE:  OCTOBER 19, 2017 TIME:  9:00 am – 10:00 am His Website  

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Auditions For Christmas Carol Saturday Oct 21 and Oct 22

Auditions For Christmas Carol Saturday Oct 21 and Oct 22

on October 11, 2017, 6:11 AM / in Announcements, Local News
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Bancorpsouth Parkway-ALL-lanes closed from Ridgecrest Ext to East end of E Park Sq, Wed, 10/11/2017 at 12 noon until 12am, 1/3/2018.

on October 10, 2017, 3:59 PM / in Local News

Another contribution from the city to the team. Scott Chandler, City Engineer for The City of Jackson, has authorized the temporary road closures, for ALL-LANES of Bancorpsouth Parkway from Ridgecrest Extended to East end of E. Park Square, beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) until January 3, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. The road closure is for preparations […]

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City of Jackson takes over Humane Society

City of Jackson takes over Humane Society

on October 10, 2017, 6:27 AM / in Local News

The taxpayers rescued the Humane Society again but this time its forever and with at new building and have secured funds meant to aid the population’s charitable  needs and moved it to the needs of animals. A great many will praise this move by the city, taking care forever the needs of those creatures that a portion of our population […]

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Jackson Police continue their investigation into a recent shooting.

on October 8, 2017, 7:52 AM / in Local News

Adding to our local problems On October 6, 2017 at approximately 2210 hours, officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to 216 Roosevelt Parkway near building B in regards to a shooting.  Officers found a victim, later identified as Travis Hartshaw, who witnesses say was shot by two black male suspects.  Mr. Hartshaw was transported by EMS to Jackson Madison County General Hospital where […]

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Another Expensive Meal: Ed Jackson Fund Raiser.

Another Expensive Meal: Ed Jackson Fund Raiser.

on October 6, 2017, 8:26 AM / in Local News, State News
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Jackson City Council approves new Dream Center

on October 4, 2017, 6:42 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Sun After a 60-day delay, the Jackson City Council approved the Dream Center’s rezoning request to build a new facility along the 50 block of Oil Well Road and Old Humboldt Road 5-3 on second reading. “It’s a blessing from God and we’re excited to move forward,” Dream Center executive director Gail Gustafson said. The vote on second […]

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Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

on September 25, 2017, 11:14 AM / in Local News

The Jackson (Tennessee) City Council Agenda was released this morning by the Mayor’s office. The complete agenda with minutes is below. What will they will be talking about….. The first order of business will be an ordinance to annex, a resolution to adopt a Plan of Service, and an ordinance to zone an area referred to as “McAlexander Family Partners” […]

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Substance abuse facility approved for new jail

Substance abuse facility approved for new jail

on September 19, 2017, 7:29 AM / in Local News

The County is leading us down a dark road…. We could have sworn that they had read the editorial on fascism but we guess not. Of course it is easy to fall into that trap…. you want to help people… we want to help people…. okay lets open a corp to do so… we mix a little private with government, […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Medicare Advantage Plans

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Medicare Advantage Plans

on September 14, 2017, 7:13 AM / in Local News

Editor’s Note: We are not saying don’t go because it could be informative especially if you are about to turn 65 and you will then be forced to engage in Medicare. Some of you will find this to be the best insurance you ever had…. others will not be so pleased. What we find humorous is this presentation is that […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest involved in a Theft of Property.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest involved in a Theft of Property.

on September 13, 2017, 8:32 AM / in Local News

Theft of Property (Shoplifting) Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a recent theft from 2030 N. Highland Avenue, AT&T.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying this person of interest. On August 28th, an unidentified medium build, black male with a short haircut who was wearing dark colored shorts and a gray T-shirt is captured on video […]

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Shoplifting –  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying these persons of interest.

Shoplifting – Jackson Police need your assistance identifying these persons of interest.

on September 9, 2017, 7:11 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property from Walmart, 2196 Emporium Drive.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying these persons of interest. On August 31st, two unidentified person, a thin build, white female wearing a pink t-shirt and blue jeans along with a medium build, white male wearing a sleeveless Army PT shirt […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on September 7, 2017, 7:51 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Shoplifting from Walmart, 2196 Emporium Drive.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying this person of interest. On August 26th, an unidentified white male wearing a black shirt, with a design on the front, and blue jeans is captured on surveillance video attempting to leave Walmart without rendering payment for […]

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The Round About is In

The Round About is In

on September 6, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council approved a contract with Ford Construction Company for the North Highland Avenue roundabout in downtown Jackson. The council voted 6-2 in favor of the $1.6 million contract, with City Councilmen Randy Wallace and Scott Conger voting against it, and City Councilman David Cisco abstaining. “If we weren’t building the roundabout we wouldn’t have Jackson Walk or […]

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From the Jackson Police Department: Please be aware!

on September 5, 2017, 9:08 AM / in Local News

Please be advised of the following information: Juveniles and young adults have been asking for donations in the parking lots of local businesses, in Jackson Tennessee, under the pretense that the money is being used for AAU and High school basketball tournaments. The Jackson Police Department recently received several calls on these individuals and the department also received a complaint […]

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Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

on September 1, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Local News

JACKSON – School closings in rural West Tennessee for Friday have begun to be announced. Remnants of Hurricane Harvey have moved through West Tennessee all evening on Thursday, dumping a lot of rain with high winds expected much of the day on Friday. Here’s a list of schools who’ve announced they’re out on Friday. University School of Jackson Jackson Christian […]

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