Beloved Local Restaurant Closes Its Doors

After five years, a beloved local business has closed its doors. On June 23, a note was reportedly posted at the Bull & Thistle indicating that it would be the last day they would be open. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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J.C.M.S. End Of Year Awards Presented To Students

TJ Brown – Spelling Bee; Kate Crawford – Spelling Bee, Perfect Attendance, Student Council, ELA and Science Highest Average and All A Honor Roll; Jalynn Meadows – Spelling Bee, Leadership Team, Outstanding Student and All A Honor Roll; Abigail Phillips – Spelling Bee; Skyler Stacy – Spelling Bee, Student Council, All A’s and B’s All…

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Sutton General Store To Be Featured Nationally

Two of the nations most recognized magazines are featuring Granville’s Sutton General Store and Sutton Ole Time Bluegrass Dinner Show in their June 2018 issues. The National Geographic Traveler, UK Edition is featuring USA’s Best Music Cities, which features Nashville, Memphis and Granville. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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New Restaurant Opens In Gainesboro

After being empty for approximately eight years, the old Dairy Chef restaurant has had a face-lift. The new owner, Linda Hawkins, has transformed the former restaurant into a place where families can gather, have a good meal and enjoy themselves. They even were able to keep the same phone number as Dairy Chef, 931-268-2828. Hawkins…

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Enterprise 12-20-16

Bill “Cherokee” Allred William (Bill) “Cherokee” Allred, 74, of Alpine, passed away Dec. 10 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 from the Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Interment followed in the Green Hill Cemetery. He was born in Clay County July 16,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-20-16

Debra Gail Gentry Licensed Practical Nurse Debra Gail Gentry, 58, passed away Dec. 12 at Mabry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Dec. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Boles officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-13-16

Christina Denise Barlow Fox Factory Worker Christina Denise Barlow Fox, 43, passed away Dec. 3 at her residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Barlow officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 11, 1973…

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Recent News

Annual Granville Christmas Celebration To Be Held

The 19th Granville Country Christmas on Dec. 9 entitled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will be a grand Christmas Celebration of yesteryear.  The annual festival will feature something for all ages beginning at 10 a.m.  It will be a great day for children as the town features children’s inflatable rides and Christmas Train, Santa’s Loft,…

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New Alderman Appointed By City

City Minutes October 5, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was absent. A quorum was not established. Meeting adjourned at 7:10.   City Minutes Rescheduled October 12, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 6:24 p.m.…

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Local Nonprofit Groups To Receive Grants

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,072,235 in grants to 346 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2017 annual grant-making process. The grants will benefit nonprofits in 31 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson,…

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American Legion Hosts Program To Honor Veterans

The American Legion Post 129 of Jackson County sponsored a program on Nov. 12 to pay tribute to military veterans and their family members and those still on active duty. Different speakers emphasized that soldiers won and sustained the freedom we enjoy in America. The special patriotic program was presented at the Jackson County Middle…

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Toy Donations To Aid Kids

Gainesboro 503 Eastern Star Association partners with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. Worthy Matron Linda Fedak of Eastern Star along with Associate Conductor Jennifer Nations have brought numerous bears and characters from Sesame Street to assist in the calming of children in distress of sorts. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Five Confederate Veterans Honored

On a recent autumn Saturday morning alongside Flynn’s Creek in Jackson County, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Myers Zollicoffer Camp 1990 and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Capt. Sally Tompkins 2123, met at the Rash Cemetery to honor five Confederate soldiers buried on the hillside. William H. Billingsley, Joseph ‘Joab’ Birdwell, William H. Birdwell,…

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