Beautification Grant Process To Continue Moving Forwards

A large grant that would help beautify the Town of Gainesboro will be moving forward as the Board approved a Parks and Recreation Committee to apply for it. During the monthly meeting of the mayor and aldermen of Gainesboro, a wide variety of topics were on the agenda. Most notably was a Parks and Recreation…

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Burglary Suspect Apprehended On New Year’s Day

New Years Day brings closure to some North Springs victims in, area burglaries. A two month long investigation culminated in the arrest of Eric Ferguson on multiple theft and burglary charges. In early November citizens in the North Springs area expressed their concerns about lumber and antiques being stolen from barns and old family homes.…

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Beloved Restaurant Closes Doors

The Spot closed their doors for good on Dec. 27. They appreciate all their loyal customers who had helped make The Spot a better place. But it just wasn’t meant to be. They will be opening at a new location on Cedar Ave. in Cookeville. It will also have a new name, Nowhere Bar and…

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Board Approves All Budgets

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Mon., the third day of Dec. 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 Paul Ballard offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/29/17

Anthony V. Angelini Retired Anthony V. Angelini, 89, passed away Aug. 23 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Victoria Apicella officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 16, 1928 in…

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Obits 8/22/17

Jere Nelson Apple Truck Driver Jere Nelson Apple, 74, passed away Aug. 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Richmond Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 30, 1943 in…

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Obits 8/15/17

Thomas Davidson Diesel Mechanic Thomas Davidson, 63, passed away Aug. 6 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born July 28, 1954 in…

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Recent News

County Mayoral Debate Held

Randy Heady, John Cason, Truman Stearnes, Brandon Ward and Roy Thomas. A large crowd gathered at the Jackson County middle school Saturday, July 7 to hear from the county mayoral candidates. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event. Linda Walbeck served as moderator. A total of seven questions submitted from members of the community addressed…

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Huffer Sentenced After Plea Agreement

After five years and numerous trial postponements, a Monroe man will spend 20 years behind bars for his role in the death of a Jackson County victim. In April of 2013, Michael Wayne Huffer, 33 from Monroe, was arrested for allegedly beating a Jackson County man to death. Huffer was charged with criminal homicide for…

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Broyles Auto Parts Closes It’s Doors

After 39 years, Broyles Auto Parts has closed. Doug Broyles started there January 1, 1979. Seven years later on July 1, 1986 he bought out Ward Draper to become sole owner of the business. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Two Car Wreck Last Friday

One of two vehicles involved in an accident on Dodson Branch Hwy. on Fri., July 6. At this time it is not know about any injuries. 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 Closed For Repair

Due to heavy rainfall and flooding experienced on June 27th, Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library will be closed for maintenance. The town received over 4-5 inches in a 24-hour period causing the drains above the library to dam and flood water into the facility. The Fire Department, Gainesboro City Water Department, Twin Lakes Cooperative, County…

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Flooding Hits Jackson County

It started to rain on Tues., June 26 and continued through Wed., June 27. Some of the storms produced torrential rainfall, which caused some major flooding in certain areas of Jackson County. The monthly average for rain is between four and five inches; Jackson County received twice that amount in just a 24-hour period. For…

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