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Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

on September 25, 2017, 11:14 AM / in Local News

The Jackson (Tennessee) City Council Agenda was released this morning by the Mayor’s office. The complete agenda with minutes is below. What will they will be talking about….. The first order of business will be an ordinance to annex, a resolution to adopt a Plan of Service, and an ordinance to zone an area referred to as “McAlexander Family Partners” […]

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Substance abuse facility approved for new jail

Substance abuse facility approved for new jail

on September 19, 2017, 7:29 AM / in Local News

The County is leading us down a dark road…. We could have sworn that they had read the editorial on fascism but we guess not. Of course it is easy to fall into that trap…. you want to help people… we want to help people…. okay lets open a corp to do so… we mix a little private with government, […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Medicare Advantage Plans

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Medicare Advantage Plans

on September 14, 2017, 7:13 AM / in Local News

Editor’s Note: We are not saying don’t go because it could be informative especially if you are about to turn 65 and you will then be forced to engage in Medicare. Some of you will find this to be the best insurance you ever had…. others will not be so pleased. What we find humorous is this presentation is that […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest involved in a Theft of Property.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest involved in a Theft of Property.

on September 13, 2017, 8:32 AM / in Local News

Theft of Property (Shoplifting) Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a recent theft from 2030 N. Highland Avenue, AT&T.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying this person of interest. On August 28th, an unidentified medium build, black male with a short haircut who was wearing dark colored shorts and a gray T-shirt is captured on video […]

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Shoplifting –  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying these persons of interest.

Shoplifting – Jackson Police need your assistance identifying these persons of interest.

on September 9, 2017, 7:11 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property from Walmart, 2196 Emporium Drive.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying these persons of interest. On August 31st, two unidentified person, a thin build, white female wearing a pink t-shirt and blue jeans along with a medium build, white male wearing a sleeveless Army PT shirt […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on September 7, 2017, 7:51 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Shoplifting from Walmart, 2196 Emporium Drive.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying this person of interest. On August 26th, an unidentified white male wearing a black shirt, with a design on the front, and blue jeans is captured on surveillance video attempting to leave Walmart without rendering payment for […]

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The Round About is In

The Round About is In

on September 6, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council approved a contract with Ford Construction Company for the North Highland Avenue roundabout in downtown Jackson. The council voted 6-2 in favor of the $1.6 million contract, with City Councilmen Randy Wallace and Scott Conger voting against it, and City Councilman David Cisco abstaining. “If we weren’t building the roundabout we wouldn’t have Jackson Walk or […]

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From the Jackson Police Department: Please be aware!

on September 5, 2017, 9:08 AM / in Local News

Please be advised of the following information: Juveniles and young adults have been asking for donations in the parking lots of local businesses, in Jackson Tennessee, under the pretense that the money is being used for AAU and High school basketball tournaments. The Jackson Police Department recently received several calls on these individuals and the department also received a complaint […]

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Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

on September 1, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Local News

JACKSON – School closings in rural West Tennessee for Friday have begun to be announced. Remnants of Hurricane Harvey have moved through West Tennessee all evening on Thursday, dumping a lot of rain with high winds expected much of the day on Friday. Here’s a list of schools who’ve announced they’re out on Friday. University School of Jackson Jackson Christian […]

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

on August 31, 2017, 8:48 AM / in Local News

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Dr. Lisa Piercey, Executive VP, Chris Alexander and Hal Crocker, Healthy Community LLC, made a special presentation to the board related to the progress of the Invest Health grant, awarded to the City and its partners in May 2016 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The City of Jackson is one of 50 cities in […]

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Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on August 30, 2017, 8:29 AM / in Local News

Shoplifting Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating the theft of merchandise from Walmart, 2171 S. Highland Avenue.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance in identifying this person of interest. On August 15th at 3:20 P.M., video surveillance captures a slim built, white male with short dark hair wearing a blue t-shirt and camouflage shorts load a television in […]

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JACKSON CITY COUNCIL AGENDA SEPTEMBER 5TH

on August 29, 2017, 8:56 AM / in Local News

Once again Mayor Jerry Gist has introduced the Agenda to the City Council late again, but that is normal for the mayor and the zombie council seems not concerned. The Jackson City Council will met September 5,2017 – 9:00 AM in the GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I. CALL TO ORDER II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG (COUNCILMEMBER JOHNNY DODD) […]

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Jackson Police: Woman stabbed in face, still searching for suspect

on August 23, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Local News

Jackson police said they are searching for the person accused of stabbing a woman in the face. Officers said the stabbing happened around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Roosevelt Parkway. Police said someone stabbed a woman in the face. Investigators said she suffered non-life threatening injuries and drove herself to a local hospital. Officers did not release a […]

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Parts of old Beech Bluff building to become new rec center

Parts of old Beech Bluff building to become new rec center

on August 22, 2017, 6:01 AM / in Local News, State News

Omer Yusuf, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The Madison County Commission voted in favor of converting parts of the old Beech Bluff Elementary School into a recreational community center. The county commission voted 19-3, with three commissioners absent, in favor of the motion. The gym, cafeteria and several nearby classrooms will be converted into the recreational center, which is open […]

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Deputies search for missing man near Bells

Deputies search for missing man near Bells

on August 22, 2017, 5:53 AM / in Local News, State News

Crockett County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Logan Hopper, 22, who has been missing since Saturday. Hopper was last seen around 11 a.m. Saturday near DT Williams Road at Joe Edwards Road. Hopper is not wanted, according to a post on the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Sheriff Troy Klyce says Logan and another man were driving a truck […]

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Endangered child alert issued for missing teen in Jackson

Endangered child alert issued for missing teen in Jackson

on August 22, 2017, 5:43 AM / in Local News, State News

Maranda Faris, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an endangered child alert for a 13-year-old girl reported missing in Jackson. The teenager is identified as Tyesha Howard. She is five-feet, five-inches tall with brown hair and blue eyes. Howard was last seen wearing pajama pants and a pink sock on her right foot and a […]

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Madison County, Tennessee County Commission Agenda for August 2017

on August 21, 2017, 9:49 AM / in Local News
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Advisory: ALL-E & W bound Lanes of E. Chester frontage Rd closed, at 7 am Sun, 8/13/17, til 5pm, Wed, 8/16/17, due to WTN Railroad repairs at RR.

on August 11, 2017, 8:13 AM / in Local News

Scott Chandler, City of Jackson Engineer, along with Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), has approved the temporary road closure on all-lanes E. Chester Street Frontage Road, East & West bound lanes (under the Bridge overpass over Royal Street), has at the railroad crossing starting at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017, until 5:00 p.m on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. […]

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Police charge second 16-year-old male in East University Parkway homicide, Police are not searching for any other suspects

on August 8, 2017, 8:40 AM / in Local News

Police charge second 16-year-old male in East University Parkway homicide, Police are not searching for any other suspects Police charge second 16-year-old male in East University Parkway homicide, Police are not searching for any other suspects In the ongoing investigation, Jackson police Investigators developed the case and identified a second 16-year-old male suspect involved in the July 13 homicide of […]

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Star Center Financials 2015 / Let us not walk in the dark

on August 8, 2017, 8:21 AM / in Local News

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato So you have a little better understanding of what the Star Center does and how it obtains financial aid…. we offer the following documents. This is neither to criticize or to provide favor.  

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