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Flood Warning until 9:00 PM Monday

on February 24, 2018, 7:34 AM / in Announcements, Local News

The Flood Warning continues for the North Fork Forked Deer River… North Fork Obion River…Obion River…S.F. Fork Forked Deer River… S.F. Forked Deer River…Wolf River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. Forked Deer River at Jackson * until Monday February 26. * At 08 PM Friday the stage was 34.4 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding […]

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Candidate Randy Boyd Opening Office in Jackson….

Candidate Randy Boyd Opening Office in Jackson….

on February 24, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Local News

Liberal Republican Candidate opens office in Jackson, Tennessee this morning from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM this morning.

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Flood Warning until 10:00PM Friday

on February 21, 2018, 4:05 PM / in Local News

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Loosahatchie River and and the S.F. Forked Deer River. For the Loosahatchie River, near Loosahatchie River Near Arlington 2NE, and the South Fork of the Forked Deer at Jackson and Halls. The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a * Flood Warning for the S.F. Forked Deer […]

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Keelange Cv, all-lanes closed from Plainsfield Pl to McClellan Rd, NOW, 2/21/18, til FURTHER NOTICE for emergency pipe repairs.

on February 21, 2018, 3:34 PM / in Local News

The Engineering Department for the City of Jackson, has been notified by the City’s Stormwater Operations Department that they will temporarily close all-lanes of Keelange Cove, from Plainsfield Place to McClellan Road to ALL THRU TRAFFIC beginning today, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, NOW, until FURTHER NOTICE for emergency storm pipe & cross drain repairs. Property Owners will have access to […]

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Race for Jackson City Court Clerk

Race for Jackson City Court Clerk

on February 19, 2018, 6:42 AM / in Local News

Politics is really changing in the last 10 years… and the Democrats are pushing hard. The latest proof is the Jackson City Court race with Daryl Hubbard and his Democrat opponent Monique Merriweather. Ms. Merriweather was Mayor Jerry Gist’s appointment to what was a newly created position of Neighborhood Services. The failed position is no longer in existence. From the […]

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Police Investigate Death on Raintree Cove; Seeking Person of Interest

Police Investigate Death on Raintree Cove; Seeking Person of Interest

on February 17, 2018, 6:10 PM / in Local News

Police Investigate Death on Raintree Cove; Seeking Person of Interest Around 1 a.m. on Feb. 17, Jackson police responded to a report of a shooting on Raintree Cove. Officers arrived and found a 16-year-male who had been shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, where he later died from his injury. Investigators have identified a person […]

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Home Invasion Investigation

on February 15, 2018, 5:52 AM / in Local News

Around 12:50 a.m., Jackson police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Edenwood Drive. The preliminary investigation has determined that a man was shot during a home invasion. The victim was transported to a local hospital and remains in stable condition. The suspects were two black males with handguns. One suspect was described as tall with dread-lock style […]

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Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting on N. Highland; Braxton Taylor in custody and anticipated to face homicide charge

Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting on N. Highland; Braxton Taylor in custody and anticipated to face homicide charge

on February 13, 2018, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting; Suspect anticipated to face homicide charge Braxton Taylor, who is in custody at the Madison County Jail, is expected to face a homicide charge for the shooting death of Daithan Cobb. On Jan. 28 around 3 p.m., Jackson police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of N. Highland Avenue. Daithan Cobb, 20, […]

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Fashion raising funds for St. Jude’s

Fashion raising funds for St. Jude’s

on February 12, 2018, 8:19 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Sun My Best Friend Jenna Boutique of Jackson held the 7th annual Lights, Camera, Fashion show to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Feb. 3 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in downtown Jackson. The event featured 40 models from high schools across West Tennessee. Leia Estes, a former St. Jude patient, was the special guest for the […]

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Legislative Bulletin – Feb 12, 2018 By Tennessee Municipal League

on February 11, 2018, 8:25 AM / in Local News, State News

Editor’s Note: The Tennessee Municipal League sole purpose is to defend municipal governments. This includes cities, utilities, hospitals, etc. that have taken on the muni title. Their interests are not necessarily in the interests of free thinking citizens. Monday, February 12 House FINANCE/TAXATION HB1490 (HAZELWOOD, PATSY) / SB1493 (HAILE, FERRELL) House Local Government Committee As introduced, clarifies that “balloon indebtedness” […]

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Scam Alert!!!! Please read and share!!

on February 10, 2018, 7:30 AM / in Local News

From the Jackson Police Department: Please be advised!!!! February 9th, on two separate occassions this date, two citizens of West Tennessee have called informing the Jackson Police Department of someone attempting to scam information. In both situations, the scammer contacted the would be victims advising a family member had been involved in a serious traffic accident.  The scammer attempted to gain names and other valuable information. According […]

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In ongoing efforts, Jackson Police will be performing Sobriety Checkpoints and traffic enforcement.

on February 8, 2018, 7:19 AM / in Local News

Feeling Safe Yet! As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the citizens of Jackson, the Jackson Police Department will be performing Sobriety Checkpoints and increased traffic enforcement throughout the city this Saturday and Sunday. There will be a Sobriety Checkpoint on Sunday, 11 February 2018, from 0030 until 0145 on F.E Wright Drive at Ridgecrest Road Extended, […]

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City of Jackson approves $9M loan for several projects

on February 7, 2018, 6:55 AM / in Local News

There is this theory that governments borrow to do the things that your taxes are supposed to do and use the tax dollars to support their re-elections. Wonder if that is true! The Jackson Sun The Jackson City Council unanimously approved a resolution for a $9 million loan from the Public Building Authority of the City of Clarksville to fund several […]

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JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING Agenda for February 2018

on February 3, 2018, 7:26 AM / in Local News

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG  (Councilmember Charles Rahm) ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 9,2018, CITY COUNCIL MEETING INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT PROCLAMATIONS – To Be Announced RECOGNITION – Presentation of audit results for City of Jackson 2017 presented by Mike Hewitt and Matt Wood of ATA FIRST READINGS 1. Consideration of an Ordinance to […]

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STEAL 12 MILLION, GIVE BACK 6 MILLION, BORROW 9 MILLION MORE

on February 2, 2018, 7:02 AM / in Local News

STEAL 12 MILLION, GIVE BACK 6 MILLION, BORROW 9 MILLION MORE   GOOD MANAGEMENT SKILLS MISSING FROM COUNCIL WBBJ NEWS JACKSON, Tenn.–Members of the Jackson City Council gathered Thursday night for an agenda review meeting. The meeting gives members a chance to go over information on the agenda before they vote at their regular meeting. Councilmen discussed rezoning property in several […]

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Two Friends Involved in Stabbing, Investigation Ongoing

Two Friends Involved in Stabbing, Investigation Ongoing

on February 1, 2018, 5:55 AM / in Local News

Shortly before 5 p.m. on January 30, police responded to a report of a stabbing. The preliminary investigation has determined that two men were inside of a car in the drive-thru of Taco Bell at 2330 North Highland Avenue. One man begin hitting the other man with his fists. The man being assaulted, then stabbed the other man in self-defense. […]

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An arrest has been made for the shooting that happened in the alley behind 1225 N. Highland.

An arrest has been made for the shooting that happened in the alley behind 1225 N. Highland.

on February 1, 2018, 5:51 AM / in Local News

On 01/31/2018 at around 12:00 PM, the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, which is comprised of officers from the Jackson Police Department, Tennessee Department of Corrections, and US Marshall’s Service, arrested Braxton Taylor, age 19, of Jackson on a warrant for Criminal Attempt to Commit First Degree Murder. Taylor was apprehended in the 200 block of East Forrest Avenue. […]

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The Madison County of Tennessee, the races are on for the county positions

on January 31, 2018, 5:54 AM / in Local News
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Man in serious condition after alley shooting

Man in serious condition after alley shooting

on January 29, 2018, 6:13 AM / in Local News

by Amanda Gerry  |   WBBJ News JACKSON, Tenn. — Police tape bordered off the 100 block of Walnut Street Sunday, where Jackson police say an African-American man was found lying on the ground suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Investigators tell us they responded to a call around 3 pm of shots fired in the area. They say when they arrived […]

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

on January 28, 2018, 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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