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Friday kicks off the early-voting period for this year’s Aug. 1 State Primary and County General Election. Across the county, voters will have the option to cast a ballot for school-board …

Gainesboro hosted an early Independence Day celebration on June 29.

After 42 years of dedicated service to the Jackson County Highway Department, Mrs. Sue Davidson will be setting her sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with her husband and their family.

NEW LOCATION - An official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on June 25 for the new location of the Jackson County Election Commission office. The election commission office was previously housed within the Jackson County Courthouse.

Katherine Baugh Anderson was born in Baugh Hollow on July 12, 1924. She graduated from the brand-new Fox High School in 1942, as many of her male classmates were leaving to fight in World War II.

The Gainesboro High School Graduation Class of 1964 celebrated a 60-year reunion in the back room of Giovanni’s Restaurant in Gainesboro.

From Thursday, October 22, 1964 Over 3,000 Attend Open House Sunday

Here is a summary of the new laws passed by the 113th Tennessee General that are now effective as of Monday, July 1, 2024 in Tennessee:

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter and Synergy Magnetics LLC officials announced last week the company would start its journey in Gainesboro and become the first economic development project to land in Jackson County since 2018.

FEMA announced last week that federal disaster assistance is available to counties in Tennessee to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 8-9, 2024. Among those eligible for the assistance is Jackson County.

On approximately June 14, Deputy Ryan Bean took a theft report at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. The victim explained to Deputy Bean that on June 11, he visited his bank suspecting he had fallen victim to a phone scam, only to discover that $49,674 had been stolen from his checking account.

Do you feel like you are in a Where’s Waldo book when searching for ancestors? Attend The Upper Cumberland Family History and Genealogy Festival in Historic Granville on Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for clues and assistance in opening the door to your past.

For vulnerable patient groups who cannot afford health insurance, the harsh reality involves making difficult daily choices, such as feeding their families or seeking urgent medical care. Here in Tennessee, the number of uninsured individuals has risen by more than 19,000 in the last year. Every Tennessean deserves affordable access to health care, especially those in difficult financial situations.

An older historical marker that stood for years near the intersection of Hwy. 85 and Smith Bend Ln. in the Gladice Community, has been fixed and reinstalled in its original place.

What appeared to be a “highly professional” job of safe cracking took place Sunday night at Dudney’s Grocery located at the intersection of highways 56 and 53 east of Gainesboro. Averitt Dudney, owner of the store, reported that approximately $425 in cash and more than $1000 in checks were stolen.

Freed-Hardeman University has released the names of students who made the President's and Dean's Lists for the Spring 2024 semester. To be on the President's List, a student must be full-time and have a 4.0 grade point average. Students on the Dean's List have earned a minimum 3.4 grade point average for the semester.

Ease your way through the busy summer season with the help of some pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory garden produce. Add them to your garden or containers or purchase the produce at your local farmer’s market.

An incident involving the death of a canine has led to the arrest of a woman by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. According to a news release issued by the JCSD, deputies responded to a …

An environmental-impact statement relating to a more than 120-mile potential pipeline project was released recently by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission of FERC).

A vehicle reported stolen out of Cookeville was recovered recently and two individuals face criminal charges after reportedly leading officers in a high-speed pursuit.

Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady joined community-elected chairperson Ava Stafford in proclaiming June as National Dairy Month.

American Legion Post 129 recently hosted a free, children’s fishing tournament for children ages 12 and under at the Twin Lakes Catfish Farm.

Tennessee’s Health Commissioner was in Putnam County at the end of May to recognize the health care improvement projects planned for the Putnam County Health Department and Cookeville Regional Medical Center as part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s statewide effort to expand Tennessee’s capacity to deliver quality healthcare services.

CROSSVILLE - Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers, along with several other local agencies, recovered the body of a 17-year-old Hamilton County resident.

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