Amphitheater Discussed At Chamber Meeting

The Gainesboro – Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Board Meeting was held on Dec. 5, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office. Frank Hardegree, President, called the meeting to order. Guests and Members were welcomed. Due to absence of Secretary, minutes were not reviewed for November Board Meeting. There was an update given…

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Winter Storms Hit, Covers County In Snow

Winter storms recently hit the Upper Cumberland area, coating everything in snow and ice. Several roadways were closed due to this weather system with several vehicles sliding off the road into the ditch. No major accidents have been reported. Schools have been closed the entire past week because of the inclement weather, which students have…

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First Round Of Legion Oratorical Contest Held

The American Legion of Tennessee held the first round of the Legion Oratorical Contest on Sat., Jan. 13 in Livingston. The Legion Oratorical provides scholarship money for the students whom participate as well as helping develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, ant the preparation for acceptance of the duties…

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Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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Obits 1/23/18

Roberta Steward Factory Worker Roberta Steward, 82, passed away Jan. 11 at her granddaughter’s residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born April 6, 1935 in Buffalo Valley, Tenn.…

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Obits 1/16/18

Nell “Fowler” Haney Factory Worker Nell “Fowler” Haney, 77, passed away Jan. 6 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Jan. 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Mike Fox officiating. Interment followed at Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She…

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Obits 1/9/2018

Donna Jean Barlow Greer Homemaker Donna Jean Barlow Greer, 58, passed away Dec. 28, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held Sat., Jan. 13 from 2 p.m to 6 p.m. at the Fairview Senior Center. Crest Lawn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Dec. 31,…

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Amphitheater Discussed At Chamber Meeting

The Gainesboro – Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Board Meeting was held on Dec. 5, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office. Frank Hardegree, President, called the meeting to order. Guests and Members were welcomed. Due to absence of Secretary, minutes were not reviewed for November Board Meeting. There was an update given…

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Winter Storms Hit, Covers County In Snow

Winter storms recently hit the Upper Cumberland area, coating everything in snow and ice. Several roadways were closed due to this weather system with several vehicles sliding off the road into the ditch. No major accidents have been reported. Schools have been closed the entire past week because of the inclement weather, which students have…

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First Round Of Legion Oratorical Contest Held

The American Legion of Tennessee held the first round of the Legion Oratorical Contest on Sat., Jan. 13 in Livingston. The Legion Oratorical provides scholarship money for the students whom participate as well as helping develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, ant the preparation for acceptance of the duties…

Read More
Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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School Board Appreciation Week To Begin Soon

Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 21-27, 2018 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community. Jackson County Schools is joining public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week and honor…

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New Amphitheater Project Progress And Deadline Discussed

The town recorder, Brenda Spivey, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore and Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was not present at roll call. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of November 2, 2017, Roger Dale Gore made…

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