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The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic related homicide.

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic related homicide.

on March 22, 2022, 10:46 AM / in Local News

Officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a male shot at 118 Crescent Avenue around 12:50am on 3/21/2022.  When officers arrived they found Jerome Huspon, a 34-year-old male, with gunshot wounds. Mr. Huspon was transported to JMCGH Emergency Department were he later died from his injuries. Officers took a juvenile male relative into custody shortly after […]

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MARCH 2022 MADISON TN COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

on March 17, 2022, 9:18 AM / in Local News
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Jackson Chamber talks initiatives, excitement for Blue Oval City changes

on March 17, 2022, 7:54 AM / in Local News

Once again the city dabbling in housing, based on needs that are 45 miles away. Arlington 19.6 miles away. Brownsville 12 miles away. Even Lakeland 27.7 miles away.  Why would the first, second or third choice be Jackson? Is our crime rating less here than those areas? The city of Jackson is over 100% of the national average in that […]

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Candidate List to Date for Madison County, Tennessee

on March 16, 2022, 8:10 AM / in Local News
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Dead Confederate

Dead Confederate

on March 6, 2022, 6:00 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

This was originally printed March 6, 2013 Driving to the airport, and one writes a dozen pearls in one’s mind.  Let me see if I can get this one finished.  LOL In less than 24 hours since driving home from Memphis airport, I was “making like Willy Nelson” (back on the road again) to Memphis.  Mom and I had carefully […]

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Alert: Flood Warning until 01:30AM Monday

on February 27, 2022, 6:57 AM / in Local News

* WHAT…Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE…South Fork of the Forked Deer at Jackson. * WHEN…Until further notice. * IMPACTS…At 35.0 feet, The east bank of the South Fork of the Forked Deer River overflows, flooding low-lying areas of the University of Tennessee Agriculture Experiment Station. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – At 12:00 PM CST Saturday […]

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Winter Storm Warning Jackson, TN

on February 24, 2022, 7:04 AM / in Local News

WHAT…Significant icing. Total ice accumulations of around one quarter of an inch. WHERE…Gibson, Haywood, Crockett and Madison Counties. WHEN…Until 6 PM CST this evening. IMPACTS…Very slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges are possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

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AJ Massey announces candidacy for Madison County mayor

AJ Massey announces candidacy for Madison County mayor

on February 16, 2022, 7:21 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Sun (This article was edited for space and clarity) Jackson-Madison County School Board member AJ Massey on Wednesday announced his candidacy for the Republican ticket for Madison County mayor at downtown Jackson’s ComeUnity Cafe. Massey will run in the May 3, 2022 primary for Madison County Mayor. Madison County Trustee John Newman is also running for the Republican ticket. Current […]

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CLB Agenda 2022 FEBRUARY 22

on February 15, 2022, 9:22 AM / in Local News

AGENDA FOR THE FEBRUARY TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022 8:30 A.M.   FROM THE OFFICE OF Commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The REGULAR CALLED FEBRUARY meeting of the Madison-COUNTY Board of Commissioners will be held on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022 at 8:30 A.m. AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 […]

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Report shows multiple violations for Jackson cemetery

on February 15, 2022, 7:35 AM / in Local News

HT WBBJ Ridgecrest Cemetery is facing disciplinary action after multiple violations. Monday, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance released their Disciplinary Action Report for January 2022. The report shows that Ridgecrest Cemetery, located at 200 Ridgecrest Road in Jackson, failed to properly maintain cemetery grounds and the mausoleum. The report also states that the cemetery “failed to file the […]

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Remains found have been positively identified as William Brian McKenzie.

on February 10, 2022, 7:20 PM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department responded to the discovery of a vehicle in a residential pond in the Howeston Mill Drive subdivision on August 29, 2021. The vehicle was immediately identified as one involved in an ongoing missing person case of William Brian McKenzie. Human remains were found inside the vehicle. These remains were sent to the Tennessee Medical Examiners Office for autopsy […]

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The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic shooting in South Jackson

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic shooting in South Jackson

on February 6, 2022, 8:10 AM / in Local News

On Friday February 4, 2022 around 7:15pm, officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to the area of South Highland Avenue in reference to a female victim being shot. The victim, a 51-year-old woman, told officers that she was riding in the vehicle with her husband, 38-year-old Kristopher Tomlin, when he shot her in the face. The victim ran from […]

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Other Candidates for Madison County Mayor with Petitions

Other Candidates for Madison County Mayor with Petitions

on February 4, 2022, 9:26 AM / in Local News

James A. Baxter (D) was issued a petition January 11th, 2022 as of today that petition has yet been filed. Fren’Cherry Miller (D) was issue a petition on the 10th of January with the petition filed on the 19th of January, 2022. Mr. Miller is the owner of The Future Group LLC which provides the following services according to Linkin. […]

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John Newman announces run for Madison County mayor

John Newman announces run for Madison County mayor

on February 4, 2022, 8:48 AM / in Local News

Jackson native John Newman announced he is running for Mayor of Madison County. The man who played a major role in helping to change the political landscape in Madison County for decades, has formally announced his candidacy for Madison County Mayor. John Newman will seek the Republican nomination for mayor in the Republican primary to be help on May 3rd, […]

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Gary Pickens announced he is a candidate for Madison County Mayor.

Gary Pickens announced he is a candidate for Madison County Mayor.

on February 4, 2022, 8:36 AM / in Local News

Gary Pickens announced he is a candidate for Madison County Mayor. Pickens is a lifelong resident of Madison County and says he wants to help lead the county to its full potential. He says with new exciting chapters and new development that is headed our way, he wants to help prepare Madison County for the influx of business and people, […]

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AJ Massey announces run for Madison County mayor

AJ Massey announces run for Madison County mayor

on February 4, 2022, 8:33 AM / in Local News

Jackson-Madison County School Board member AJ Massey is running for Madison County mayor. In a news press release, Jackson native Massey has a Master of Business Administration from Union University and a career in banking to go with his experience in the school system. “The next five to 10 years bring a region changing opportunity for Madison County,” Massey said. […]

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Mayor and councilmember compensation plan

on February 3, 2022, 5:17 AM / in Local News

The regular study of Mayoral and councilmember compensation plans—which happens every four years—was presented to the council Tuesday, but delayed for further review until May. The plan looks at payment for the Mayor as well as councilmembers. “We just want to make sure (it’s solid),” Conger said. “There’s concern from some of the councilmembers, and myself, on the study. Our […]

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The Spread of Federal Funds for political gain…. Jackson’s Love Your Block Program

The Spread of Federal Funds for political gain…. Jackson’s Love Your Block Program

on January 30, 2022, 6:43 AM / in Local News

The story comes from the Jackson Sun, well known for the spread of poorly collected information, and now that Mayor Conger is moving into campaign mode the main target for the spread of additional liberalism. Here we have a perfect example of that spread through the use of federal dollars. This has been tried before and always poorly funded but […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Homicide in North Jackson.

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Homicide in North Jackson.

on January 20, 2022, 8:11 AM / in Local News

On Tuesday January 18th, 2022 around 3:00 pm, a 21-year-old male, Jamarcus Holliday, was brought to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.  Holliday later succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.  The victim was transported to JMCGH hospital in a private vehicle by his friends who witnessed the shooting.  The victim had been shot near his home on […]

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The suspect from the South Jackson shooting has been identified.

The suspect from the South Jackson shooting has been identified.

on December 17, 2021, 9:32 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department have identified the suspect from a shooting that happened on yesterday at Lowe’s located at 2071 South Highland Avenue. Thanks to a tipster, Tony Jones, a 26-year-old man, has been positively identified as the shooter. Jones has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder. Jones is not in custody and police are asking if […]

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