Ice Storm Wreaks Havoc

February 23, 2021

Although the ice and snow are beautiful in sight, it has proven to be dangerous and troublesome after last week’s back-to-back winter storms—leaving thousands powerless in the frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in the Upper Cumberland…

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Structure Fire A Total Loss

February 23, 2021

In the early morning hours of Feb. 20, Jackson County Central Fire Department Crews responded to reports of a structure fire in the area of Liberty Church Rd. Upon arrival crews found a fully involved structure fire that had collapsed into the basement. Crews battled the structure fire in the snow and below freezing temps…

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Lady Blue Devils Swat The Yellow Jackets

February 23, 2021

By Matthew Stafford The Lady Blue Devils played host to the Lady Yellow Jackets in the first round of the TSSAA Girl’s District 6A Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Lady Blue Devils came out on fire ready to go toe-to-toe with the Lady Yellow Jackets. The Lady Yellow Jackets outscored the Lady Blue Devils…

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THDA Project Nearing Completion

February 17, 2021

County Mayor Randy Heady recently announced that Jackson County is nearing completion of a government funded home repair project. According to Heady, the project has been ongoing for a few years. He explained that the county was awarded grant monies in the summer of 2018 from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) in the amount…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/23/21

February 23, 2021

Louis Ward Fuqua Louis Ward Fuqua, 90, of South Pittsburg, Tenn., passed away Feb. 14, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are not complete at this time. After graduating from Jackson County High School in Gainesboro, he joined the US Navy for four years aboard the USS Gainard (DD-706) during the Korean War. He was an…

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Obituaries 2/16/21

February 17, 2021

Robbie Sue Jones Netherton Robbie Sue Jones Netherton, 69 of Gainesboro passed away Feb. 10 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 14 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery. She was born June 17,…

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Obituaries 2/9/21

February 9, 2021

Eddie Wayne Lawson Eddie Wayne Lawson, 56, formerly of Gainesboro, Nashville and Mt. Juliet, passed away Jan. 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. At his request no funeral service will be held. He had sharp wit, salty vocabulary and loved football, music and comic books. He graduated from Mt. Juliet High School and the Art…

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Ice Storm Wreaks Havoc

February 23, 2021

Although the ice and snow are beautiful in sight, it has proven to be dangerous and troublesome after last week’s back-to-back winter storms—leaving thousands powerless in the frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in the Upper Cumberland…

Read More

Structure Fire A Total Loss

February 23, 2021

In the early morning hours of Feb. 20, Jackson County Central Fire Department Crews responded to reports of a structure fire in the area of Liberty Church Rd. Upon arrival crews found a fully involved structure fire that had collapsed into the basement. Crews battled the structure fire in the snow and below freezing temps…

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Lady Blue Devils Swat The Yellow Jackets

February 23, 2021

By Matthew Stafford The Lady Blue Devils played host to the Lady Yellow Jackets in the first round of the TSSAA Girl’s District 6A Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Lady Blue Devils came out on fire ready to go toe-to-toe with the Lady Yellow Jackets. The Lady Yellow Jackets outscored the Lady Blue Devils…

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THDA Project Nearing Completion

February 17, 2021

County Mayor Randy Heady recently announced that Jackson County is nearing completion of a government funded home repair project. According to Heady, the project has been ongoing for a few years. He explained that the county was awarded grant monies in the summer of 2018 from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) in the amount…

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Blue Devils Split Games Against Yellow Jackets

February 17, 2021

The Blue Devils of Jackson County High School took the court against the Yellow Jackets of Trousdale County High School on Monday, Feb. 8, in a District 6 Class A battle The Lady Blue Devils (7-14) ranked #45 in Class A took the court against the Lady Yellow Jackets (2-16) ranked #66 in Class A.…

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Community Health Center/Health Department Offers Marketplace Special Enrollment Assistance

February 17, 2021

Contact the Jackson County Community Health Center/Health Department to receive free, face-to-face assistance with applying for health insurance through the Special Enrollment Period (SEP0 for individuals and families for Marketplace coverage in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Jackson County Community Health Center/Health Department has certified application counselors available to assist you. Counselors will…

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