Blue Devils Win Homecoming Game

Homecoming is a fun time for me to be behind the lens. It usually starts at Gainesboro Elementary with me herding my third graders for the parade that goes by the school every year. Our students love the band and all the decorated floats but it is the tons of candy flying through the air…

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JC Celebrates Bus Driver Appreciation

Schools across the Jackson County School District will be taking a safe flight around the United States starting with Bus Driver Day using the Wright Brothers theme on Sept. 20, 2018. Students and staff will be saying a great big “Thank You” to the men and women who transport the students to and from school…

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TCAT Building Receives New Name

BOARD MEETING August 23, 2018 The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on August 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made…

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Democratic Office Holds Grand Opening

There was a grand opening ceremony of the new Jackson County Democratic Party office. On hand for the celebrations was Rascoe Dean, son of Karl Dean who is running for Governor, Angela Hedgecough who is running for the Senate, John Robbins was there representing John Mark Windle and Chris Barlow was representing his wife, Dr.…

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Obits 9/4/18

Shirley Woodard Shirley Woodard, 72, of the Brooks Bend Community, passed away on Aug. 12 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 26 from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Gene Butler Cemetery in the Brooks Bend Community. She was a…

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Legals 9/4/18

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO, TENNESSEE   Tory Stafford Plaintiff Vs. Lisa Fogle, Turra Stafford Phillips Timmy Wayne Stafford Defendants Case No. 2017-CV-45 In Obedience to an order of the Chancery Court at Gainesboro, Tennessee made upon the 6th day of July, 2018 in the above styled case, I will on…

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Announcements 9/4/18

Dodson Branch Monthly Meeting The Dodson Branch monthly meeting will be held on Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. The Center was established for you who are in the community and we need help at the fish fry and attendance at the meeting to keep the Center going. This Center is not just for the Board…

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Officials Recently Sworn In

Judge Tiffany Gentry-Gipson recently swore in four elected officials. Pictured left to right are: Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady; County Court Clerk Amanda Ward Stafford; Judge Gipson; Jackson County Sheriff Marty Hinson and Chief Deputy Sheriff Chris Carter. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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Legals 8/28/18

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO, TENNESSEE   In the matter of the Estate of Herbert Willard Pigg Sr. Deceased Herbert Willard Pigg, Jr. Personal Representative Case No. 2017-CV-36 BID WAS RAISED THE BID WAS RAISED ON TRACT NO 3 ON THIS PROPERTY 10% OVER THE AMOUNT FROM THE SALE DATE AND…

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Highway Dept. To Get New Backhoe

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in regular session on Monday, the 30th day of July 2018 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 Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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