Bailey And Windle Have Meeting

On Aug. 8, the Board of Trustees of the Jackson County Library met with Senator Paul Bailey and Representative John Mark Windle to request their help in solving the problem of flooding at the Library. Also in attendance were Matthew Kirby, Regional Library Director, Jeanne Schmitzer, Assistant Regional Director, Commissioners Glenda Mayberry, Doug Stafford, Paul…

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Bailey Receives Award

Senator Paul Bailey received the “Legislator of the Year” Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee’s nine development districts,…

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New Principal Named at Middle School

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 7:15 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Marty Woolbright, seconded…

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Parks and Recreation Board Announced

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 22nd day of July 2019 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 Brian Lee, offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-30-19

Ruby Burton Longtime South Carthage resident and homemaker Mrs. Ruby Burton died at the age of 92 at 12:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon July 18, 2019 at the Smith County Health & Rehabilitation Center (formerly Concordia) in Carthage where she was being cared for since July 2nd. Mrs. Burton was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson…

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Obituaries 7-23-19

Betty Brown Betty Brown, 83, of the Shiloh community passed away July 15 at her residence. Funeral services were held July 17 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Sam Mainord officiating. Interment followed in the Allentown Cemetery in the New Salem community. She was born April 30, 1936 in Jackson County. She worked at…

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Obituaries 7-16-19

Roy Thomas Roy Thomas, 66 of the Center Grove Community passed away July 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home With Travis Thomas and Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community. He was born Oct. 16, 1952 in…

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Recent News

New Principal Named at Middle School

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 7:15 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Marty Woolbright, seconded…

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Parks and Recreation Board Announced

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 22nd day of July 2019 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 Brian Lee, offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Human Trafficking Awareness

The Jackson County Health Department recently participated in the Red Sand Project. The Red Sand Project is artwork created by Molly Gochman that uses sidewalk interventions and earthwork installations to create opportunities for people to question, connect and take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation, according to the department. Participants…

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Annual Exams And Immunizations Offered

Are you getting your child ready for the new school year? Do they need their annual wellness exam and immunizations? The Jackson County Health Department and Community Health Center is here to help you! We want our students to be ready, prepared and healthy for the new school year. For more on this story, pick…

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Economic Concerns Discussed Recently

To my friends in Gainesboro and Jackson County Tennessee. We had a great day of meetings with our state Senator, commissioners and representatives about our economic concerns, town development and future opportunities. I’m so happy our County Executive Randy Heady and the head of our chamber of commerce Jordan Hunter was able to join us. …

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Celebrating National Health Care Week

The Jackson County Community Health Center/Health Department will celebrate National Health Center Week Aug. 4-10. The goal of this observance was to raise awareness of the ways health centers are providing affordable health care in communities. There are 14 community health centers/health departments across the Upper Cumberland Region. These health centers provide full-service adult and…

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