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Madison County Agenda for August 19, 2019

on August 19, 2019, 8:52 AM / in Local News

AGENDA   FOR THE AUGUST TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019 6:00 p.m.     FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The SPECIAL CALLED 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, […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on August 15, 2019, 4:14 PM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property from Kroger, 35 W. University Parkway and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On August 8th, a black male wearing a ball cap, dark colored shirt, pants, and shoes is captured on surveillance video stealing a purse from a shopping cart.  Also, the suspect in the theft may […]

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Jackson mayor’s wife Jessica Conger pleads not guilty to shoplifting charge

on August 4, 2019, 8:54 AM / in Local News, Opinion

The Jackson Sun’s recent article involving Mrs. Conger, who is allegedly accused of shoplifting, correctly pleaded not guilty in Jackson City Court on Friday was a little conflicting. Why you ask? Well, it appears that the writers, editors, have decidedly chosen to analysis Walmart and it’s policies and its cost effect on the city of Jackson’s police department as a […]

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Jackson Police are investigating another vehicle theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police are investigating another vehicle theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on August 3, 2019, 6:21 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are working another case involving the theft of a motor vehicle and need assistance identifying a person of interest. On July 30th, surveillance video from the Circle K, located at 1817 N. Parkway, captures an unidentified black male wearing a white tank top and blue jeans taking a black 2007 Chevy Trailblazer without the owners permission.  […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying subjects involved in a vehicle theft

Jackson Police need assistance identifying subjects involved in a vehicle theft

on August 3, 2019, 6:19 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle and need assistance identifying persons of interest. On July 13th, surveillance video, from the Flash Mart on Hollywood Drive, captures four black males occupying a stolen 2019 Chevy Equinox.  The stolen vehicle was recovered.  However, Jackson Police Investigators are continuing their efforts of identifying these subjects because they may […]

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How will the New Madison and JCS School Really Work?

on July 27, 2019, 6:50 AM / in Local News

A letter was sent, some time back, to Lasherica Thorton, a writer at the Jackson Sun were the author was praised about a series of  articles the Sun published. The  articles exposed every nuance and detail of the sheriff’s budget, his wife’s salary, Merriweather’s drama, the county jail etc. But when it came to the contract to build a new […]

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Jessica ‘Nikki’ Conger Charged with Shoplifting

Jessica ‘Nikki’ Conger Charged with Shoplifting

on July 24, 2019, 8:59 AM / in Local News

By Brittany Kyles  |  WBBJ JACKSON, Tenn. –On Sunday, Jessica ‘Nikki’ Conger is cited with misdemeanor shoplifting at Walmart on Emporium Drive, this is according to court documents. Conger was in the self checkout area just before 3 p.m. when documents said she failed to ring up 28 items, totaling over $84, according to the citation. Jackson Mayor Scott Conger […]

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Budget committee meets to talk Jackson finances

on July 24, 2019, 8:02 AM / in Local News

By Julia Ewoldt JACKSON, Tenn. — With budget challenges quickly approaching the city of Jackson, the budget committee met Tuesday for the first time this fiscal year, and they got straight to business. Budget committee chairman Paul Taylor says he spent the last three weeks analyzing the city’s budget, and now it’s time to start making changes. “We’ll try to not […]

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Jackson Police Investigators have determined the origination of viral Facebook video.

on July 21, 2019, 6:09 AM / in Local News

Invesigators with the Jackson Police Department have verified the origination of the viral Facebook video depicting abused children did not originate in the local community of Jackson nor any of the surrounding communities.  The origination of the video occurred outside of the United States. So, in continued efforts of keeping children safe, Investigators are grateful for the assistance of this […]

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The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department expands itself once more by starting a Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.

on July 10, 2019, 6:42 AM / in Local News

The program started July 1 in Madison County has funds became available. It will allow participants in the WIC, or Women, Infants and Children, program to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers’ markets, while also supporting local farmers and their families. Each WIC participant in Madison County will receive three $5 vouchers in July and three $5 vouchers […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying possible suspects

Jackson Police are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying possible suspects

on July 6, 2019, 7:09 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a theft that occurred at 20 Johnson Creek Boulevard, Mapco Mart, and need assistance identifying these persons of interest. On June 14th, surveillance video captures these black males entering the Mapco and stealing several cartons of cigarettes.  According Mapco employees, “none of the team members or guests were injured during the event.”  […]

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Jackson Police select July “Employee of the Month.”

Jackson Police select July “Employee of the Month.”

on July 6, 2019, 7:07 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department is proud to announce Sergeant Chad French as “Employee of the Month” for the month of July.  Sergeant French has been with the Jackson Police Department for more than twenty years and is currently assigned as a supervisor in the “Domestic Violence Unit.” Sergeant French has done an excellent job as a leader and commander.  He works tirelessly and vigilantly to solve […]

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Jackson Police Investigators are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police Investigators are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on July 6, 2019, 7:05 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are working a case involving the theft of a cell phone from 7 Ridgecrest Road, Huck’s, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On June 15th, surveillance video captures this unidentified white male who was wearing a camo jacket, orange T-shirt and camo cap with an orange “T” picking up a cell phone belonging to the […]

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God Help Us… New Jackson Mayor Scott Conger takes office

on July 2, 2019, 7:14 AM / in Local News

After 12 days of transition time, Scott Conger officially reported for work as mayor of Jackson on Monday. Conger took the oath of office in a private inauguration ceremony in his new office at City Hall with his family and a few friends and campaign staffers in attendance. The mayor was the last one to arrive with his wife and […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifter.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifter.

on June 28, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a theft that occurred at 2018 Highway 70E, Speedway.  Jackson Police are trying to identify this person of interest and need assistance. On June 13th, surveillance video captures an unidentified thin build white male shoplifting two twenty-four packs of Budlight beer valued at $53.  This unidentified person of interest was wearing a blue polo […]

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County Commission Meeting – Special Called 2019 July 1

on June 27, 2019, 8:27 AM / in Local News
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Effective July 1st, Tennessee’s new law “Hands-Free Tennessee” will be effective. See attached!!

on June 27, 2019, 6:59 AM / in Local News, State News

Effective July 1, 2019, a revision to TCA 55-8-199 will make the use of any hand held cellphone (or othe mobile device) while operating a motor vehicle a moving violation.  

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Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody

on June 27, 2019, 6:51 AM / in Local News

Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody On June 25, 2019, around 10:30 p.m., the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a burglary at 813 Westwood Avenue. Upon arrival, the homeowner met Officers outside and told them that she believed someone had broken into her home, and was still inside the residence. She said that the intruder was […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

on June 27, 2019, 6:50 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating the fraudulent use of identity and credit cards to acquire over $7,000.00 in fraudulent merchandise from Color Match, 344 S. Royal Street.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. Between June 6th and June 17th, surveillance video captures an unidentified heavy built black male with a beard and mustache utilizing stolen credit […]

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Good Morning Everybody! It’ Thursday, June 27, 2019

on June 27, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Twelve years ago, this was a horrific day, I had to put my 14 year old dog down and my mother in law went into the hospital for the last time with an inoperable brain tumor. She also died within a few days. I can remember burying my dog in his favorite spot in the yard then heading to the […]

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