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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Shuntoris Cole arrested 2:30 a.m., March 2 for the Feb. 17 homicide of Tevin Murrell. Charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder  

Shuntoris Cole arrested 2:30 a.m., March 2 for the Feb. 17 homicide of Tevin Murrell. Charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder  

on March 2, 2018, 1:37 PM / in Local News

On March 2 at approximately 2:30 a.m., the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Shuntoris Deonte Cole, age 23, at 236 Elm Street in Jackson, TN. Cole was wanted by the Jackson Police Department for Second-Degree Murder, where victim Tevin Murrell was shot on Georgian Cove on Feb. 17 and died from his injuries. Cole also had […]

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The Politically Correct Skinny from West Tennessee HealthCare

on March 1, 2018, 4:12 PM / in Local News

The Board of Directors of the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District met on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Highlights of the meeting included: Employee of the Month Congratulations to Fred Williams, the February Employee of the Month! Fred Williams has been an employee for WTH for 26 years! He currently works in Radiation Oncology at the Kirkland Cancer Center. He is […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifting suspect.

on February 27, 2018, 5:54 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifting suspect. On February  25th, a heavy set white female with long dark hair who was carrying a large black purse shoplifted nearly $1,100 worth of merchandise from 1131 Vann Drive, Kohls.  The female selected several items of clothing and entered the dressing room. When the female exited the dressing room she only replaced three items on […]

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Flood Warning until 10:10 AM Monday

on February 25, 2018, 8:42 PM / in Local News, State News

The Flood Warning continues for the North Fork and South Fork of Forked Deer and the Obion River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. Forked Deer River at Jackson * until further notice. * At 09 AM Sunday the stage was 34.6 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Maximum forecast stage of 34.6 […]

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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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