Crews Battle Residential Fire

At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning crews responded to a residential structure fire in Gainesboro City Limits on Oilfield Drive. The family was at home and everyone was able to get out of the home without injury. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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JC Delegation Hopeful For The Future

On Nov. 8 a delegation of leaders from Jackson County traveled to Greeneville, TN to work toward future economic development, infrastructure, education, and healthcare goals. They met with Mr. Scott Niswonger along with Greeneville City Manager Todd Smith, Anthony Keck and Todd Norris, both VP’s from Ballad Healthcare and Dr. Nancy Dishner, President of the…

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City Park Closing for Construction

The Town of Gainesboro is proud to announce the start of the City Park project will begin in December. This project is made possible by the Dept. of Health’s Project Diabetes Grant and will result in a brand new playground and a fitness center over the next 3 years. The City Park, located at 105…

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UCEMCCares Donates Money

In October UCEMCCares awarded $2,765.54 to the Jackson County Chamber; $1,000 to the Dodson Branch PTO. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/8/19

Naomi Meadows Reece Naomi Meadows Reece, 81, of Cookeville passed away Sept. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Shannon Brinkley and Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens in Smith County. She was born July 4, 1938 in…

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Obituaries 10/1/19

Pauline Holland Mrs. Pauline Holland of the Bagdad Community died at the age of 77 at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning September 22, 2019 at her Salt Lick Creek Road home surrounded by her loving family. She was pronounced deceased at 9:02 a.m. by Caris Hospice of Cookeville. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. from…

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Obituaries 9-24-19

Michael D. Dyer Michael D. Dyer, 63, of Gainesboro passed away Sept. 16 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove Community. He was born June 24, 1956 in Jackson County. He was the…

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Recent News

Veterans Day Program Held

The Local Girl Scouts led the crowd in the pledge of alliance to start the program. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net  

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Boys Golf Team Finishes Second

In a district and region tournament that finished just like the regular season, the Jackson County Boys Golf Team finished in second place. The boys were easily in second in both tournaments behind Upperman. The team advanced to region after district but only the region winner advances to state. However, Alex Barlow and Mason Wade…

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JCHS Is Recognized By The State

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn today announced that Jackson County High School for its Nursing Services Pathway is one of 74 Tennessee high schools that is leading the way in the state to become the first to receive a pathways certification from the Tennessee Department of Education. This certification recognizes strong alignment between high school programs…

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Gainesboro Ghost Walk Held

Pictured are three of the tour guides for the 2019 Ghost Walk. See Inside For more pictures. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Library Receives Technology Grant

Tennessee Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, visited the Library last week to present a technology grant to the Library in the amount $550. Senator Paul Bailey and Representative John Mark Windle, who have been very supportive of the library, attended for the presentation of the grant. The technology grants are provided to Tennessee public libraries…

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Governor Lee Visits Jackson County

Governor Bill Lee was in Gainesboro last Wednesday, to meet with local leaders. The Governor requested the attendees to give a presentation on their vision and efforts going on in Gainesboro and Jackson County. Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli shared with Governor Lee why they were reopening their restaurant, The Bull & Thistle, in late…

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