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Madison County Commission, TN Agenda 2022 November 21

on November 15, 2022, 8:26 AM / in Local News

AGENDA FOR THE NOVEMBER TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2022 8:30 AM FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular NOVEMBER meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2022 at 8:30 A.m AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM […]

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Adding a little Sugar to the Salt

on November 9, 2022, 6:42 AM / in Local News

Hunt Properties, GP. is excited to announce construction of a new Hyatt Place hotel coming soon to the campus of West Tennessee Healthcare Jackson-Madison County General Hospital (JMCGH). The hotel will be located on the corner of West Forest Avenue and Lambuth Avenue. The hotel will also be home to a Ronald McDonald House, which provides a home-like setting for […]

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Jackson councilmember Brooks resigns, Heads to Memphis

on November 8, 2022, 6:00 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City council unanimously voted to pass the motion for Brooks’ resignation at the Tuesday meeting, ultimately concluding his five terms in office. Brooks resigned from the council to accept a position as Associate Deputy DA at the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office in Memphis. In accepting the new position, his necessary relocation now leaves a vacancy on […]

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Governor Bill Lee Stops in Jackson

on November 7, 2022, 7:26 AM / in Local News

The Tennessee governor makes a stop in Jackson during his tour. On Saturday, Governor Bill Lee campaign stopped by Old Country Store to greet the people of Jackson. Governor Bill Lee, during the program, stated that he is thankful for the support and happy that everyone came out Saturday morning to spend some time with him. After Jackson, the Governor […]

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West Tennessee Healthcare, YMCA partner for childcare services

on October 26, 2022, 7:10 AM / in Local News

“Propaganda makes you stupid.” Editor: The Jackson Press Story by Tristyn Stoop | WBBJ West Tennessee Healthcare says a new partnership is expanding their childcare services this December. According to a news release, West Tennessee Healthcare has joined with YMCA West Tennessee to move Therapy & Learning Center services to the YMCA Early Learning Center. West Tennessee Healthcare says this […]

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Support Ballet Arts’ 41st Season

Support Ballet Arts’ 41st Season

on October 19, 2022, 7:15 AM / in Local News

Under the direction of Jackson native, Caroline Meinert, Ballet Arts exists to provide the youth of West Tennessee an opportunity to develop character, life skills, integrity, and independence through the study of and participation in ballet. We strive to enrich the cultural life of the community through outstanding performances and outreach programs. Ballet Arts seeks to cultivate a learning environment […]

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Jackson Pride organizer expresses ‘joy,’ Rep. Todd calls a ‘win’ with drag show ruling

Jackson Pride organizer expresses ‘joy,’ Rep. Todd calls a ‘win’ with drag show ruling

on October 13, 2022, 6:47 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Pride drag show — the center of weeks of controversy between local lawmakers and event organizers —will now be limited to participants age 18 and older, according to an agreement reached between the parties Friday morning. State and local lawmakers, along with Jackson Pride organizers, met at the Madison County Chancery Court Friday morning and agreed to a […]

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Monday, October 17th 2022 Agenda for Madison County, Tennessee

on October 13, 2022, 6:36 AM / in Local News

AGENDA  FOR THE OCTOBER TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022 6:00 PM FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular OCTOBER meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022 at 6:00 P.m AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR […]

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Photos of Salt and Light Benefit Dinner – 09-11-2022 Jackson TN

Photos of Salt and Light Benefit Dinner – 09-11-2022 Jackson TN

on September 27, 2022, 8:01 AM / in Local News, People

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Neighbor Hood Scout reports Jackson, Tennessee is only 5% safer than most of the country

on September 17, 2022, 8:38 AM / in Local News

100 would be safest The details are here Violent Crime Statistics Calculated annually per 100,000 residents National Assault 867.1 national  282.7 Murder 17.8 national  6.1 Rape 31.2 national  40.7 Robbery 129.4 national  135.5 Property Crime Statistics Calculated annually per 100,000 residents National Burglary 536.9 national  500.1 Theft 2,698 national  2,042.8

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Julian Wiser officially sworn-in as new Madison County Sheriff

on September 1, 2022, 6:45 AM / in Local News

Former Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser was sworn in on the steps of the Madison County Courthouse. It was a large turnout with family, supporters and local leaders witnessing the event, many of them being men and women in uniform. “He is a great guy inside and outside of law enforcement,” said Madison County Commissioner Jeff Wall. “He is a […]

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MCRP September Meeting!

MCRP September Meeting!

on August 31, 2022, 7:08 AM / in Local News

Madison County Republican Party September Meeting Monday September 12th 11:30 A.M. Rock’n Dough Our guest speakers will be Senator Ed Jackson Jr. and State Representative Chris Todd. The topics will include a legislative review and campaign updates.

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MADISON COUNTY, TN UPDATED AGENDA 2022 AUGUST 15

on August 10, 2022, 8:28 AM / in Local News

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022 6:00 P.m.   FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular AUGUST meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022 at 6:00 P.m AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM 150, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305.     The following matters will […]

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Madison County Mayor recap

on August 5, 2022, 7:51 PM / in Local News

The county moves left…. In Madison County, A.J. Massey won the county mayor race. From WBBJ-TV “I’m starting to build a plan on how we can start to unite this county,” Massey said. “We had a lot of opportunities for some things that didn’t happen because we just had different ideas of where we wanted to be, so that’s my goal, is […]

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Jackson Madison August 4th Sample Ballot

on July 18, 2022, 8:46 AM / in Local News
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Alphabet soup group protest in downtown Jackson

Alphabet soup group protest in downtown Jackson

on July 3, 2022, 7:38 AM / in Local News

From WBBJ TV / Jackson, TN One local group organized a protest in response to the recent decision from the Supreme Court regarding Roe v. Wade The West Tennessee LGBTQ+ Support Group organized this protest in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision means abortion is no longer legal and is now up to […]

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Madison County Board of Commissioners Meeting June 2022

on June 15, 2022, 10:59 AM / in Local News

AGENDA FOR THE JUNE TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2022 8:30 A.m.  FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The REGULAR CALLED JUNE meeting of the Madison COUNTY Board of Commissioners will be held on TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022 at 8:30 A.m. AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 […]

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Excessive Heat Warning until 08:00PM Monday

on June 13, 2022, 7:05 AM / in Local News

* WHAT…For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 112 expected. For the Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 107 expected. * WHERE…Portions of North Mississippi, West Tennessee, East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. * WHEN…For the Excessive Heat Warning, from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT this evening. For the Heat […]

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Chinese Attack Web Site

on June 3, 2022, 8:43 AM / in Local News

Every morning I and other members of the team arise very early in the morning and arrive at various locations in the world to bring you some news and opinions and sometimes a little fun. We arrive hoping that the system remains up because all night long the system is being attacked. This mornings attack came through China (IP 121.11.117.118). […]

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Jackson Police are investigating an traffic accident that occurred in the 1700 block of N. Highland Avenue.

Jackson Police are investigating an traffic accident that occurred in the 1700 block of N. Highland Avenue.

on May 21, 2022, 6:20 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police are now investigating a shooting that occurred on N. Highland Avenue, between Skyline Dr. and N. Parkway, which caused an accident and claimed the life of a young black male.  During this ongoing investigation, officers have located bullet holes in the victims vehicle. Jackson Police are trying to locate or identify a black sedan that would have been […]

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