JCHS Graduates Honored

Pictured are signs made to honor the seniors graduating this year. Check out this week’s Jackson County Sentinel to view the 2020 Graduation Special Edition.

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Update Given On Pandemic

In the past two weeks since Governor Lee has ended the Safer at Home order, Tennessee mounted a significant effort to open our state. We have seen steady progress as restaurants, hair salons and retail stores have begun to open while others are taking a little while longer to reopen. Jackson County has had steady…

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Director’s Performance Discussed

Jackson County Board Meeting Feb. 10, 2020 The Jackson County Board of Education met in a special called session on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. The purpose of the meeting was to reconsider roofing bids from the January meeting after consulting with the board attorney. Members present were Mark…

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City Park Name Change Discussed

Town Of Gainesboro Meeting Minutes March 05, 2020 Mayor Lloyd Williams called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Jackie Jenkins Jr. and Wayne Strong. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Wayne Strong made a motion to approve the special called meeting…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/28/20

Jack Simpson Johnson, M.D. Dr. Jack, as he was known by friends and patients, passed away on April 23, 2020, at the age of 94 years. Born and raised in Flynn’s Lick, Jackson County, he later served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. Dr. Jack obtained his medical degree from…

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Obituaries 4/21/20

Alan Ramsey Alan Ramsey, 64, of Gainesboro, passed away April 4 in Whitleyville. Graveside services were held April 7 at the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. He was born Nov. 11, 1955 in Jackson County. He worked for Nielsen Corp. and was affiliated with the Burristown Church of Christ.…

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Obituaries 4/14/20

Card of Thanks We would like to thank all for the prayers, cards, memorial gifts and kind words in the passing of our precious mother. Thanks to Mabry Health Care for the wonderful care and Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home for their service with a special thanks to Jason Anderson for his kindness and time…

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Recent News

Director’s Performance Discussed

Jackson County Board Meeting Feb. 10, 2020 The Jackson County Board of Education met in a special called session on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. The purpose of the meeting was to reconsider roofing bids from the January meeting after consulting with the board attorney. Members present were Mark…

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City Park Name Change Discussed

Town Of Gainesboro Meeting Minutes March 05, 2020 Mayor Lloyd Williams called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Jackie Jenkins Jr. and Wayne Strong. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Wayne Strong made a motion to approve the special called meeting…

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Gov. Lee Touts The Importance Of Masks

Reporters from many community papers from around the state met with Governor Bill Lee last Wednesday via conference call and discussed issues surrounding the reopening of Tennessee business—particularly inability of enforcement. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Lee released a plan called the “Tennessee Pledge” that would allow citizens to return to work…

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2020 Graduation Announced

After much consideration, we have finalized plans for the Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony. We appreciate the support and suggestions from students, parents and community members. It is clear that the graduating class and most others prefer to have a ceremony as close to traditional as possible and as close to the original date as…

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TVA Announces Planned Outages

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is scheduled to disconnect power overnight Saturday, May 9, to do vital maintenance on their equipment. Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation members in Jackson County will be affected. The interruption of power will begin at 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 for up to eight hours into Sunday Morning, May…

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Lemonade Anyone?

Payson Agee was taking advantage of the beautiful day on Friday. She was selling two flavors of lemonade at her stand on Old Field Drive. Payson is the daughter of Travis Agee and the stepdaughter of Brittany Agee.

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