Gainesboro Welcomes New Officer

April 13, 2021

The Town of Gainesboro has been on a four-month search for a new officer, and after their most recent Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting, she has been found. The hire of Ashley Griggs was approved recently in their regularly scheduled meeting. According to Police Chief Mike Head, Griggs was the only qualified candidate from…

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Jackson County Deputy Arrested

April 13, 2021

On March 19 deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office seized several pills during an investigation into unlawful possession. While processing the evidence a deputy observed Deputy Michael Moon close to the evidence and acting in manner that appeared to be suspicious. The deputies observed that there were missing pills from the location when Deputy…

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Teacher Celebrates 35 Years

April 13, 2021

Cheryl Allen celebrates 35 years of service with the Jackson County High School’s Beta Club. Pictured above with Mrs. Allen are current and former presidents that served JCHS. JCHS Principal Jason Hardy, who was a Beta president from 1992-1993; JCMS Teacher Toni Bowman, who was Mrs. Allen’s first president from 1986-1987; and Kylie Porter, now…

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One Million Tennesseans Fully Vaccinated

April 6, 2021

Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22% have received at least one dose. ‘’We celebrate this milestone and expect to see this number increase as vaccine is more widely available,” said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP. “The hard work and dedication of…

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Obituaries 4/13/21

April 13, 2021

Tammy Hinson Crockett Tammy Hinson Crockett, 42, of Gainesboro, passed away April 4 at her residence. Funeral services were held April 9 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson, Bro. Duane Gossett and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. She was born July 22, 1978…

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Obituaries 4/6/21

April 6, 2021

Margaret Louise Locke Margaret Louise Locke, 82, of Jackson County, passed away March 26 at her residence. Graveside services were held March 28 at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Hubert Jones and Bro. John D. Sisco officiating. She was born Aug. 25, 1938 in Jackson County. She was a member of the Cubb…

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Obituaries 3/30/21

March 30, 2021

Michael Charles Birdwell Michael Charles Birdwell, 70, of Baxter, passed away March 20 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services were held March 24 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Webb officiating. Interment followed in the Sam Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Road. He was born Aug. 3, 1950 in Detroit, Mich. He was…

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Gainesboro Welcomes New Officer

April 13, 2021

The Town of Gainesboro has been on a four-month search for a new officer, and after their most recent Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting, she has been found. The hire of Ashley Griggs was approved recently in their regularly scheduled meeting. According to Police Chief Mike Head, Griggs was the only qualified candidate from…

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Jackson County Deputy Arrested

April 13, 2021

On March 19 deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office seized several pills during an investigation into unlawful possession. While processing the evidence a deputy observed Deputy Michael Moon close to the evidence and acting in manner that appeared to be suspicious. The deputies observed that there were missing pills from the location when Deputy…

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Teacher Celebrates 35 Years

April 13, 2021

Cheryl Allen celebrates 35 years of service with the Jackson County High School’s Beta Club. Pictured above with Mrs. Allen are current and former presidents that served JCHS. JCHS Principal Jason Hardy, who was a Beta president from 1992-1993; JCMS Teacher Toni Bowman, who was Mrs. Allen’s first president from 1986-1987; and Kylie Porter, now…

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One Million Tennesseans Fully Vaccinated

April 6, 2021

Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22% have received at least one dose. ‘’We celebrate this milestone and expect to see this number increase as vaccine is more widely available,” said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP. “The hard work and dedication of…

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Twin Lakes Donates To Schools

April 6, 2021

Twin Lakes recently visited all K-8 schools in the service area to present a check to these schools to further meet the needs of their students. Each school received $1 per student who is currently enrolled. Twin Lakes understands the importance of education in the rural areas.

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Damage Assessment Hotline Established

April 6, 2021

Jackson County EMA has established a hotline for residents and business owners to call to report damage from this past weekends flooding. Anyone who has sustained damage to their property is asked to call (931) 268-6177. Each individual who calls will receive a voicemail prompt instructing them to leave their name, address, and phone number.…

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