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Madison County Board of Commissioners Meet… Dec. 16th 2019

on December 10, 2019, 8:29 AM / in Local News

The REGULAR CALLED DECEMBER meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM 150, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305; MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019 at 8:30 A.M.  

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IDPA Shoot Sunday 12/08/19 at 2:00

on December 5, 2019, 6:35 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Don’t forget the IDPA shoot scheduled for this Sunday at the Tennessee Sports Foundation, 3583 Riverside Drive. Try to come 30 minutes early to help set up the courses of fire. Bring 100 rounds and you will have plenty.  We WILL wear a cover garment. Always remember to check here to see if the shoot has been canceled for any […]

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

on December 2, 2019, 9:57 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Preview Party for A Christmas Story Wednesday December 18, 2019 Come watch the final dress rehearsal for “A Christmas Story” and enjoy catered heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. You will enjoy an intimate performance in a much more casual atmosphere and can mix and mingle with the actors after the show. During intermission, there will be coffee and desserts!! Jackson Theatre […]

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Jackson City Council Meets next Tuesday December 3rd 2019

on November 29, 2019, 8:12 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council meets next Tuesday morning and will vote to approve a capital expenditure budget of $20.9 million dollars of which includes a $1.5 million for an unneeded Animal center, the pet project of Dr. Lake and Frank McMeen. A perfect example of trusting municipal employees to spend more tax dollars than required to do the job. The […]

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Jackson Police need assistance locating subject involved in leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries.

Jackson Police need assistance locating subject involved in leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries.

on November 26, 2019, 8:28 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police need assistance locating Justin Graves.  Justin Graves is wanted in connection with a fatal vehicle crash that occurred on November 22nd on Highland Avenue and Pine Tree Street.  Justin Graves is also wanted for an outstanding Failure to Appear Warrant through Madison County. On November 22nd, Jackson Police were dispatched to investigate a tragic car crash in the […]

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The Police Department of the City of Jackson, Tennessee Reminding Us Just Be Smart During The Holiday Season… Crime is Just Waiting for the Opportunity

on November 25, 2019, 9:43 AM / in Local News

Happy Holidays from the Jackson Police Department! It’s that time of the year again to begin holiday shopping. Winter holidays are a time for family and friends to get together. Chief Wiser would like to share some safety tips with the community. Vehicle Tips Be sure to lock your vehicle. Store valuables in the trunk or out of sight of plain […]

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Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying these persons of interest.

Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying these persons of interest.

on November 19, 2019, 9:03 AM / in Local News

Theft of Property Jackson Police are investigating a Theft of Property/Shoplifting from 49 Kenworth Boulevard, Dollar General, and need assistance identifying these persons of interest. On two separate occasions between October 4th and 9th, surveillance video captures two black females entering the Dollar General and leaving with an undetermined amount of laundry detergent.  The two females are also captured on video […]

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Jackson Police are investigating the death of an elderly male subject.

on November 18, 2019, 7:00 AM / in Local News

November 16th around 10:40 a.m., Jackson Police were dispatched to 181 E. Chester to investigate the death of an elderly male subject. The body of the deceased has been sent for an autopsy. Currently, Jackson Police do not have any other information to release. Jackson Police should  have more information to release tomorrow, November 18th. However, Jackson Police are asking […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on November 17, 2019, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property from 573 Old Hickory Boulevard, Town and Country Realty, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On October 2nd, a thin build black male with a low haircut is captured on surveillance video taking payments from an afterhours drop box at Town and Country.  This person of […]

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POLICE LOCATE HUMAN REMAIN ON EAST MAIN STREET

on November 15, 2019, 9:04 AM / in Local News

On Friday October 25th, 2019, officers with the Jackson Police Department were dispatched to a report of skeletal remains found in the 400 block of East Main Street in downtown Jackson. Workers reported human remains were found at an empty building. An assistant medical examiner along with Jackson Police Investigators responded to the scene. The remains were sent to the […]

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ANOTHER STEP LEFT

ANOTHER STEP LEFT

on November 15, 2019, 6:48 AM / in Local News

On November 13, 2019, Jackson Police Chief, Julian Wiser and Major Phillip Kemper attended a Press Conference in the Federal Building Memphis, TN. Attorney General William P. Barr launched a new initiative called Project Guardian which is a national effort to reduce gun violence and prevent gun crimes. “Building on the success of past programs like Triggerlock, Project Guardian will […]

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Jackson Police and Fire investigate early morning fire.

Jackson Police and Fire investigate early morning fire.

on November 13, 2019, 8:21 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police and Fire personnel are investigating an early morning fire at 1160 Hollywood Drive. At approximately 5:30 a.m. this morning, November 13th, Jackson Police and Fire personnel responded to a working fire at 1160 Hollywood Dr.  Police and Fire personnel confirm a deceased victim was located inside the property. It has not been determined whether the fire was intentional […]

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Jackson Police respond to a bomb threat.

on November 11, 2019, 7:53 AM / in Local News

At approximately 4:50 p.m. November 10th, officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to 2171 S. Highland Avenue, Walmart, for a bomb threat call.  A Walmart employee called the department advising Walmart had received a bomb threat. Walmart personnel and officers of the Jackson Police Department evacuated the building without incident.  The Jackson Police Department Bomb Unit along with one of […]

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Jackson Police Chief, Julian Wiser, apprehends Subway robber

Jackson Police Chief, Julian Wiser, apprehends Subway robber

on November 6, 2019, 5:13 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Chief, Julian Wiser, apprehends Subway robber.  Chief Wiser located the suspect, who has been identified as Stevie D. Dean, in the area of First Street and Middle Avenue. On November 5th, around 8:45 a.m., officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to 122 E. Baltimore Street, Subway, for a call of a robbery.  Surveillance video captures an unidentified black […]

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The Jackson City Council Agenda for November 5th 2019

on November 5, 2019, 8:11 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will be meeting this morning to discuss and vote on the city’s future as well as your own. Some of the changes the city will be issuing which could possible effect a great many individuals. For one is the Consideration of an Ordinance to amend the Official Code of the City of Jackson Title 12, Chapter […]

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School board retreat talks site plans of two new schools

on November 3, 2019, 7:11 AM / in Local News

Story by  Stephanie Fernandez  |  WBBJ School board members held a day-long retreat to discuss goals, themes and visions for Jackson-Madison County schools. School board members gathered for the board retreat Saturday. One of the topics discussed during the retreat was the search for a new superintendent. “I was designated in this role for a year until the board search for […]

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Jackson Police announce Employee of the Month for the month of November 2019

on November 3, 2019, 5:44 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police are pleased to announce Officer Zack Brown as November Employee of the Month.  Officer Z. Brown has been employed with the Jackson Police Department for approximately two years and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division.  He also has served his country.  Officer Z. Brown honorably served four years in the Marine Corp prior to coming to the Jackson Police Department. Officer Z. […]

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Jackson Police locate driver of a vehicle that was removed from the Forked Deer River near Lower Brownsville Rd.

Jackson Police locate driver of a vehicle that was removed from the Forked Deer River near Lower Brownsville Rd.

on November 1, 2019, 7:44 AM / in Local News

The owner and driver of a vehicle located in the Forked Deer River off of Lower Brownsville Rd. has been located and is safe. On October 30th, Jackson Police along with other First Responders from the community responded to the 800 block of Lower Brownsville Road for a vehicle that was found in the Forked Deer River.  Once the vehicle was removed from the river, responding officers did […]

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Property Theft in Mid Town Reported

on October 28, 2019, 8:15 AM / in Local News

Mr. Thomas Brown Jr. reported that his pressure washer, weed eater, and backpack leaf blower were stolen this week from his back yard. Mr. Brown lives in the Division/Lambuth area.

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Jackson Police locate missing woman along with her infant child

Jackson Police locate missing woman along with her infant child

on October 28, 2019, 8:11 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police have located Frances Cornett. On October 26th, officers with the Jackson Police Department were attempting to locate Frances Cornett after she was reported missing.  She was last seen leaving her residence carrying her infant son.  Both Frances and her infant son were located at the Scottish Inn unharmed and will be evaluated by appropriate medical personnel. Again, Frances […]

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