New Look To Local County Museum

Last year, the Town of Gainesboro submitted a grant application to the Tennessee Historic Commission (THC) in Nashville for improvements to the Jackson County Historical Museum. A grant amount was awarded by the state of over $17,000 for improvements to the building, which was supplemented by a local match of over $11,000, from Gainesboro and…

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Budgets Are Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 24th day of June 2019 at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opens court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Tim Agee, offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Mabry Is Bronze National Quality Winners

Mabry Health Care and Rehab has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze-Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the…

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Black Bear Sighting More Common In Spring And Early Summer, TWRA Says

TWRA receives more calls regarding black bears in spring and early summer than any other time of year. Movement of young bears takes them into new, unknown territory. Human outdoor activities such as gardening, hiking, camping and grilling increase the potential for humans to spot a bear and for bear-human discord. Humans unknowingly attract and…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-16-19

Roy Thomas Roy Thomas, 66 of the Center Grove Community passed away July 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home With Travis Thomas and Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community. He was born Oct. 16, 1952 in…

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Obituaries 7-9-19

Emogene Way Jakob Emogene Way Jakob, 90, of Nashville passed away June 29 at Alive Hospice. Funeral services were held July 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Arlon Way officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy. She was born March 21, 1929 in Jackson County. She was a public…

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Obituaries 7-2-19

Gail Hall Gail Hall, 66, of Gainesboro passed away June 25. Funeral services were held June 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Steve Bode officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community. She was born Feb. 1, 1953. She was a retired public school teacher,…

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New Look To Local County Museum

Last year, the Town of Gainesboro submitted a grant application to the Tennessee Historic Commission (THC) in Nashville for improvements to the Jackson County Historical Museum. A grant amount was awarded by the state of over $17,000 for improvements to the building, which was supplemented by a local match of over $11,000, from Gainesboro and…

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Budgets Are Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 24th day of June 2019 at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opens court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Tim Agee, offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Mabry Is Bronze National Quality Winners

Mabry Health Care and Rehab has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze-Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels through the…

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Black Bear Sighting More Common In Spring And Early Summer, TWRA Says

TWRA receives more calls regarding black bears in spring and early summer than any other time of year. Movement of young bears takes them into new, unknown territory. Human outdoor activities such as gardening, hiking, camping and grilling increase the potential for humans to spot a bear and for bear-human discord. Humans unknowingly attract and…

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Branding Discussed by Chamber At Meeting

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce had their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Courthouse. President, Jordan Hunter called the meeting to order. May Minutes were reviewed and a motion was made to approve and seconded and motion carried. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Flooding Strikes The County Library Again

Once again on Wednesday, June 18, the Library suffered flooding from the torrential rains that we have experienced during the past couple weeks. This flooding of the Library is a recurring problem and in 2018 the damage was so severe that the Library was closed for three months and required replacing the flooring and much…

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