South 56 Flea Market And Storage Opens

The Jackson County Chamber held a ribbon cutting for a new local business, the South 56 Flea Market and Storage. Owner Jim Pearson has six storage sheds which can be rented and used as booths for the flea market. There are also approximately 40 parking spaces available for cars, tractors, boats and RV’s for sale.…

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Cave Diver Rescued From Local Cave

On April 16 at approximately 3 p.m. ,Josh Bratchley, a professional cave diver from the United Kingdom, became untethered from his group of cave divers. The group had been exploring caves for three or four days in Jackson County. The group exited the cave and realized that Josh was missing. They went back in to…

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Coalition To Hold Drug Take Back

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Jackson County Prevention Partnership Coalition and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for…

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Officer Involved Shooting

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. A report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911 around 7:45 a.m., according to preliminary information, and deputies with both Overton and Jackson County…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/23/19

Lucille Raines Lucille Raines, 88, of Gainesboro, passed away April 12 at NHC Health Care Center in Cookeville. Graveside services were held April 14 at the Pharris Cemetery in McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. She was born March 14, 1931, in Jackson County. She was a factory worker in the garment industry and…

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Obituaries 4/16/19

John Dillard Quarles III John Dillard Quarles III died April 10, 2019, at his home in Madison, Alabama. Born in Whitleyville, TN on May 11, 1944, John was the son of the late John Dillard Quarles, Jr. and Lena Hamilton Quarles. Survivors include sisters: Rose Quarles Jackson of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Nancy Quarles…

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Obituaries 4/9/19

Edna Flatt Roberts Edna Flatt Roberts, 104, of Gainesboro, passed away March 31, at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held April 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Flatt and Bro. Bill Flatt officiating. Interment followed in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. She was born Sept. 7, 1914…

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South 56 Flea Market And Storage Opens

The Jackson County Chamber held a ribbon cutting for a new local business, the South 56 Flea Market and Storage. Owner Jim Pearson has six storage sheds which can be rented and used as booths for the flea market. There are also approximately 40 parking spaces available for cars, tractors, boats and RV’s for sale.…

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Cave Diver Rescued From Local Cave

On April 16 at approximately 3 p.m. ,Josh Bratchley, a professional cave diver from the United Kingdom, became untethered from his group of cave divers. The group had been exploring caves for three or four days in Jackson County. The group exited the cave and realized that Josh was missing. They went back in to…

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Coalition To Hold Drug Take Back

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Jackson County Prevention Partnership Coalition and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for…

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Officer Involved Shooting

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. A report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911 around 7:45 a.m., according to preliminary information, and deputies with both Overton and Jackson County…

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Board Rejects School Education Savings Plan

Jackson County School Board passed a resolution opposing school vouchers and Education Savings Accounts during its regular March board meeting. Governor Bill Lee is proposing a school voucher bill in the form of an Education Savings Account (ESA) that would divert a portion of your state and local tax dollars to fund private school education…

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County Inmates Graduate; Get GED

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to take the opportunity to say Congratulations to these two individuals that studied hard and accomplished their goals of receiving their High School Diploma. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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