Local News

T. Robert Hill hoping the election train…… choo, choo

T. Robert Hill hoping the election train…… choo, choo

on April 8, 2018, 3:00 PM / in Local News, State News

On Feb. 27, 2018 T. Robert Hill posted his interest in both the 27th Senate District race and the 73rd House District Race for Tennessee… that takes some balls considering T. Robert is as left politically as they come. His announcement is below: PARTICULARS (#1): Today, I pulled petitions for both the 27th Senate District (Lake, Dyer, Lauderdale, Crockett and […]

Read more ›
Former Jackson city councilman creates Facebook page to engage community

Former Jackson city councilman creates Facebook page to engage community

on April 7, 2018, 8:49 AM / in Local News, Opinion

The Jackson Sun’s favorite child, Scott Conger, has finally decided to return to Facebook after an absence of several years. The young Mr. Conger is attempting to smile his way into the Mayor’s office in the city of Jackson. The Jackson Sun reported that: Conger created a Facebook page several weeks ago to reach out to the city’s younger demographic, get them […]

Read more ›
White Bluff letter: Prayer, Bible proven low-cost school safety measures

White Bluff letter: Prayer, Bible proven low-cost school safety measures

on April 7, 2018, 7:57 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, The Tennessean Prayer, Bible ‘proven, low-cost’ school safety measure The Dickson Herald’s Friday, March 9th article on the City of Dickson adding school safety officers is a welcome improvement to better ensure the safety of our County’s children. There is one possible proven low-cost initiative that should augment this effort. Before prayer and the Bible were […]

Read more ›
Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

on April 6, 2018, 7:29 PM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a shoplifting that occurred at 93 Stonebrook, Target. Jackson Police need your assistance in identifying this person of interest. On March 24th, a heavy set, black female with short dark hair, who was wearing a blue top with a white sweater, took several items from Target without rendering payment.  Jackson Police believe […]

Read more ›
Jackson Police need assistance identifying a robbery suspect.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a robbery suspect.

on April 6, 2018, 6:27 AM / in Local News

Robbery Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a robbery that occurred at 1400 N. Highland, Exxon.  Jackson Police need assistance identifying a suspect. The robbery occurred today, April 5th at approximately 12:40 p.m.  Investigators believe the robbery was committed by an armed black male wearing a black jacket with torn blue jeans.  He was accompanied by another armed black male […]

Read more ›
Stabbing victim dies as investigation continues

Stabbing victim dies as investigation continues

on April 2, 2018, 7:32 AM / in Local News, State News

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a man who was stabbed at his home earlier Saturday morning has died. Robert King, 52, died at the hospital after being stabbed at his residence in the 1200 block of Highway 158. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to call of a black male being stabbed just before 6 a.m. Saturday morning. EMS […]

Read more ›

Jackson City Council April 2018 meeting April 3rd

on April 2, 2018, 6:42 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will once again gather together tomorrow and vote the mayor’s bidding of increased spending and poor planning. Some of the items on the current agenda include: Authorization to purchase property owned by the estate of John T. Murphy, located at 517-520 Airways Boulevard for the purpose of relocating the Parks Maintenance Operations Department. The asking price […]

Read more ›

The Parking Garage … April 2, 2007

on April 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Local News, News

“For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” (Prov 23:7) A neophyte in the realm of city council having been elected the first time and in my first couple of months of service after running against Mrs. Anna Parks Covington (a very gracious lady by the way),  I had been invited to a private meeting between Mr. […]

Read more ›

Freeze Warning until 09:00AM Thursday

on March 22, 2018, 5:53 AM / in Local News

…Freezing temperatures expected across portions of West Tennessee this morning and also Thursday morning… …FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING… …FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT THURSDAY… The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 3 AM to 9 AM CDT Thursday. […]

Read more ›

Death investigation determined to be suicide at USJ

on March 18, 2018, 7:35 AM / in Local News

On March 17 around 6:15 p.m., Jackson police were called about a suspicious death. A man was found dead outside on the campus of USJ, at 232 McClellan Road. Investigators and a medical examiner responded to the scene. The victim was not a USJ employee but was part of an out of state contract crew working outside the school. The […]

Read more ›
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 March 17, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating an Auto Burglary that occurred at Anytime Fitness, 133 W. University Parkway.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. On March 15th sometime between 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm, a male subject is captured on surveillance video using a stolen credit card at a local retail business.  This card was […]

Read more ›
Property theft that occurred at The Barrel Wine and Spirits

Property theft that occurred at The Barrel Wine and Spirits

on March 16, 2018, 6:58 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property that occurred at 102 W. Chester, The Barrel Wine and Spirits.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. On March 10th, surveillance video captures an unidentified heavy set black female with long hair who was wearing a white T-shirt, gray shorts,gray baseball cap, and brown boots leaving […]

Read more ›
Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on March 16, 2018, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Theft of Property Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property from Wal-Mart, 2196 Emporium Drive.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. On March 10th, surveillance video captures an unidentified slim built, white male who was wearing a blue and white hat, a black cut-off shirt with the words “Team Hostile” on the […]

Read more ›
Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying these subjects.

Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying these subjects.

on March 15, 2018, 6:38 AM / in Local News

Theft of Property Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating the recent Theft of Property from Wal-Mart, located at 2196 Emporium Drive.  Investigators need the public’s assistance in identifying these subjects. On March 9th, two unidentified black males stole an undetermined amount of merchandise from a restricted area of the Automotive Department of Wal-Mart.  One of the subjects acted […]

Read more ›

The Jackson Police Department will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints throughout the weekend.

on March 15, 2018, 6:31 AM / in Local News

From Captain Ron Adams Alcohol Countermeasures Team Activity 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 weekend. There will be a Sobriety Checkpoint on Sunday 18 March 2018, from 0030 until 0145 on Ridgecrest Road at Campbell Street, and one Sunday, 18 March 2018 from 0215 until 0345on North Parkway […]

Read more ›

Lee in Jackson

on March 11, 2018, 7:24 AM / in Local News, State News

By Brandon Shields  |   The Jackson Sun Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee was in Jackson Friday morning as part of his faith tour across the state. Lee has traveled to nearly a dozen counties across the state and talked to faith-based, non-profit groups about what the government can do to help them do their job. “Honestly there’s a number of […]

Read more ›
Jackson Police need assistance with identifying these persons of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance with identifying these persons of interest.

on March 10, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Local News

Auto Burglary and Identity Theft Investigators with the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate auto burglaries that occurred on the parking lot of Planet Fitness, 57 Carriage Hours Drive. On February 15th, officers of the Jackson Police Department took reports where several vehicles were burglarized on the parking lot of Planet Fitness.  In one of the burglaries, a credit card […]

Read more ›
Dance Workshop in Jackson

Dance Workshop in Jackson

on March 7, 2018, 10:37 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Choreographer Renée Brooks will be holding a workshop tailored for actors and singers who want to improve their dancing skills for auditions and musicals by becoming familiar with basic dance steps and patterns. The workshop is also ideal for beginners who have always wanted to be a part of the wonderful world of musical theater. Each class builds upon itself […]

Read more ›

Police Investigate Robbery at Family Dollar

on March 7, 2018, 10:34 AM / in Local News

On March 5, 2018 around 6:40 p.m., Jackson police received a call of a robbery at Family Dollar, located at 1011 Old Hickory Boulevard.  The suspect took money from the business, at gunpoint, and fled on foot. The suspect was a black male, approximately 6 feet tall and weighed about 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue hoodie, […]

Read more ›

Agenda for the Jackson City Council March 2018

on March 4, 2018, 6:06 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council and Mayor will meet together tomorrow Tuesday, March 6 at 9:00 AM at City Hall to vote on some items regarding the city. One of those items will be the closing and abandoning what was drive way to a home on Mimosa for 50 plus years but on the books it was a street stub running […]

Read more ›