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Jackson Police need assistance identifying persons of interest in a theft

Jackson Police need assistance identifying persons of interest in a theft

on March 21, 2020, 7:20 AM / in Local News

On 3/17/2020, the victim reported to the Jackson Police Department that her purse was stolen from a shopping cart in the Walmart parking lot. The purse contained a wallet with cash, a phone and a gun. The subjects in the attached photos are believed to be with the person who stole the purse. The subjects are driving a silver Ford […]

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U.S. leaders tighten restrictions to slow coronavirus outbreak

U.S. leaders tighten restrictions to slow coronavirus outbreak

on March 17, 2020, 7:08 AM / in Local News, National News

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. jumped past 4,600 on Monday, with at least 85 deaths, according to CDC and government data. President Trump told Americans to avoid gathering in groups of more than 10 people, adding the outbreak could continue for months. “It’s bad,” he said. Cities and states across the country announced increasingly tight restrictions […]

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Suspect has been arrested and charged in hit and run

Suspect has been arrested and charged in hit and run

on March 15, 2020, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Jackson Tennessee Police Department issued the following: Investigators with the Jackson Police Department have arrested and charged 28-year-old Brandon Tyler Wall with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Death. On March 8, 2020 Randavious Deberry was struck by a vehicle while changing a flat tire on the 45 Bypass near Hollywood Drive. That vehicle did not stop and left […]

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The 19 year old victim from hit and run accident has died.

The 19 year old victim from hit and run accident has died.

on March 10, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Local News

Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to an accident on the 45 Bypass near Hollywood Drive around 3am Sunday, March 8, 2020. A 19 year old male, Randavious Deberry, was struck by a passing vehicle while changing a flat tire on the side of the road. Deberry later died as a result of his injuries. The vehicle involved was […]

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The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying two suspects from an armed robbery at The Barrel Wine and Spirit.

The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying two suspects from an armed robbery at The Barrel Wine and Spirit.

on March 9, 2020, 7:01 AM / in Local News

Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a robbery at The Barrel Wine and Spirit located at 102 West Chester Street around 12:50pm Sunday, March 8, 2020. Two suspects entered the business and sprayed the store clerks with pepper spray while demanding money from the business. The suspects are described as two black males approximately 6’0 tall wearing all […]

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The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying the driver from an early morning hit and run accident.

on March 9, 2020, 6:57 AM / in Local News

Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to an accident on the 45 Bypass near Hollywood Drive around 3am. A 19 year old male was struck by a passing vehicle while changing a flat tire on the side of the road. The victim suffered serious injuries and was transported by EMS to the hospital for treatment. The vehicle involved was […]

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Jackson City Council approves the partnership for a new Madison Academic and JCM

on February 26, 2020, 9:26 AM / in Local News, Opinion

In an article by Adam Friedman of the Jackson Sun: The Jackson City Council approved the public-private partnership to build a new Madison Academic and Jackson Central-Merry high schools. The city council voted 5-3 to approve the deal, with an amendment that the city will hire its own representative on the project to work with the project’s developer — Healthy Community, LCC — to make […]

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Jackson Police conduct controlled test fire for new Shotspotter System.

on February 26, 2020, 8:36 AM / in Local News

Today, February 25th, between the hours 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., the Jackson Police Department conducted controlled gunfire in the areas of Westwood and Forrest Avenue.  These test fires were for the implementation of a new Shotspotter System.  These shots were fired into a mobile apparatus that was developed to ensure the safety of the officers and the citizens in […]

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Press Release, United Methodist Conference

on February 19, 2020, 8:17 AM / in Local News, Religion

The United Methodist Church released the following, we highlighted a couple of important parts: 2020 LENTEN HUNGER OFFERING Assorted, ready-to-use promotional materials help churches & others participate in Memphis Conference campaign that begins Feb. 26 | DETAILS Clergy Taxes Feb. 17 is date for one-hour online training session | DETAILS Race Conversation Native American Resource Day Summer 2020 Staff March 31 is deadline for college-age […]

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Madison Co. joins public-private partnership, but votes against tax increase to fund a new Pope

on February 19, 2020, 7:48 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Adam Friedman’s article in The Jackson Sun stated that the Madison County Commission voted on three important items: The Madison County Commission will join the public-private partnership to build a renovated Jackson Central-Merry but voted against a tax increase that would fund a new Pope Elementary School. The commission made three significant votes on Tuesday: A vote on the public-private partnership, which […]

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Jackson Police need assistance locating or identifying this man.

Jackson Police need assistance locating or identifying this man.

on January 29, 2020, 6:41 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department are investigating a Burglary/Vandalism of the Carl Perkins Civic Center, 400 S. Highland Avenue, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On January 27th, surveillance video captures an unknown black male, who appears to be 40-50 years of age, use a pry bar and break into the lower level of the Civic Center.  After breaking […]

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Dealing With The Devil – United Methodist Church in Jackson votes to leave denomination amid proposed split over LGBT rights

on January 28, 2020, 8:13 AM / in Local News

In an article by Brandon Shields in The Tennessean newspaper, he attempts to officially records the actions taken by North Side United Methodist Church regarding their status within the denomination. The majority of the membership of Northside United Methodist Church voted on Sunday night to leave the United Methodist denomination. Last month, United Methodist leaders proposed splitting the church and spinning […]

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Holy Ground- praying for our city, county and state in February

on January 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Local News, News, Religion

Helping our city and county and state can only start on our knees. All our actions without prayer will make not much difference.  We must call upon our LORD and cry out in repentance to HIM about our city, county, state, and country.  There is much cover-up of sin in the church and out of the sin. Holy Ground meets […]

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6 digital benefits of a Jackson Sun subscription

6 digital benefits of a Jackson Sun subscription

on January 27, 2020, 8:48 AM / in Announcements, Local News

You can play a vital role in supporting local journalism that you and your community can trust. With a subscription, you can help our journalists hold those in power accountable. Be one of the first to learn about breaking news with personalized news alerts, flip through a digital replica of the print paper, access exclusive deals, and more with a subscription. Here […]

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Jackson Police make another arrest in the shooting that occurred on the parking lot of Backyard BBQ.

Jackson Police make another arrest in the shooting that occurred on the parking lot of Backyard BBQ.

on January 25, 2020, 6:20 AM / in Local News

In a press release, the Jackson Police have arrested twenty-two year old Lemar Mills and charged him with Attempted First Degree Murder and Vandalism over $10,000. Lemarc Mills and Stephun Bush both have been charged in connection with the shooting that occurred on January 18th on the parking lot of Backyard BBQ, 189 Old Hickory Blvd.  The investigation is ongoing.

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The Police Department is suggesting you appear, so they don’t have to come after you…..

on January 24, 2020, 10:03 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Police Department issue this notice yesterday. The Jackson Police Department would like to remind and encourage those who have pending charges such as traffic tickets or other criminal charges that are being processed in Jackson City Court, to attend court at the proper dates and times involving their cases. This week, there have been over 29 Failure […]

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Mr. Murry Cook has been located.

Mr. Murry Cook has been located.

on January 24, 2020, 8:44 AM / in Local News

Murry Cook has been located. Mr. Cook was located safe and sound in Union City after being involved in a wreck. (Recap) Investigators and officers of the Jackson police Department needed assistance locating Murray Cook. On January 23rd at approximately 2:00 p.m. Murry Cook, an eighty-six year old white male, left his residence on Campbell Street in Jackson TN driving […]

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Jackson Police make an arrest in a recent shooting case.

Jackson Police make an arrest in a recent shooting case.

on January 22, 2020, 5:50 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that occurred Saturday afternoon, January 18th, on the parking lot of Back Yard BBQ located on Old Hickory Boulevard. On January 21st at approximately 2:00 p.m., Jackson Police Investigators served a search warrant at 76 Fair Acres in connection with the incident.  Investigators arrested Stephun Bush and charged […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 16, 2020, 7:52 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. On January 10th, surveillance video at Wal-Greens, located at 3144 North Highland Ave, captures a black female requesting the clerk to load money on her money card. Once the clerk started the transaction the female suspect asked for a pack […]

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Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 13, 2020, 9:08 PM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are trying to identify this person of interest and need assistance doing so. On December 12th, an unidentified black male is captured on video rambling through a vehicle which was parked on the roadway on W. King Street.  The owner of the vehicle advised shoes and clothing were taken from the vehicle.  This subject […]

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