Jackson Co. Middle School Evacuates During Fire Scare

On Tues., Jan. 23, Jackson County Central Fire Dept. responded to Jackson County Middle School for reported smoke in the building and smoke showing from the roof. Upon arrival all children and faculty were found safe outside the building. Interior access was made to find smoke in one wing of the building mostly contained to…

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Jackson County Featured In Tennessee Vacation Guide

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development launched its 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide, and Jackson County is prominently featured. The 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide is available free of charge at any of Tennessee’s fifteen Welcome Centers or by calling 1-800-GO2-TENN (462-8366) and can also be ordered or downloaded online at www.tnvacation.com/guide. A digital version…

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Library Has New Tech Training Class

Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library has begun Library Technology Training. The grant was provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives in May 2017 and will conclude in April 2019. It is made available for public libraries to create or update training labs for the express purpose of providing free public training on computer skills.…

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Amphitheater Discussed At Chamber Meeting

The Gainesboro – Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Board Meeting was held on Dec. 5, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office. Frank Hardegree, President, called the meeting to order. Guests and Members were welcomed. Due to absence of Secretary, minutes were not reviewed for November Board Meeting. There was an update given…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 10-11-16

Jane Mynatt Jane Allred Mynatt, 65, passed away Oct. 3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.  Jane graduated from the University of Tennessee and worked for many years as a social worker for the State of Tennessee. She is preceded in…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-11-16

Sarah Smith It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Sarah Margaret Sircy Smith, aged 68, on October 4th, 2016 at her home in Algood, after a brief struggle with cancer. Sarah was beloved by many.  Her sense of humor, caring nature, loving heart and free spirit captivated all that met…

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Citizen Statesman 10-4-16

Neva Florence Ritter King Neva Florence Ritter King, 85 of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away Sept. 28 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services were held Oct. 3 at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel with interment following in the Memory Gardens in Iowa City. She was born Sept. 22, 1931 in Red Boiling Springs.…

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Recent News

Transportation Coalition Launches Statewide Media Tour

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee held a series of news conferences to discuss the impact of the IMPROVE Act’s projects on different areas of the state. As part of the series, a press conference was held to detail how specific projects will affect Jackson County residents. The total impact for Jackson County is $7,880,631 for…

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Resolution In Senate Passed Honoring Bluegrass Band Dailey And Vincent

The bluegrass band Dailey and Vincent was honored on the floor of the Tennessee Senate on Thursday during the final day of the 2017 legislative session. Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) sponsored Senate Resolution 132, which honors the group for recently being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and congratulates them on the release of their…

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D.B.S. And J.C.M.S. Hand Out Top Honors

Jackson County Middle School held eighth grade graduation on the evening of May 18 in the gymnasium. The valedictorian of the eighth grade class is Justin King with an average of 98.55. Justin also presented the Crystal Apple award to teacher Debbie Bachour. The salutatorian of the eighth grade class is Elizabeth Sherrill with an…

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J.C.H.S Girls State Delegates Selected

Volunteer Girls State (VGS) is a leadership and citizenship-training program offered to young women in Tennessee by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Nationally recognized as one of the top Girls State programs in the nation, Volunteer Girls State provides young women the opportunity to form and run a mock government by meeting, living and working…

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Community Helpers On Hand

The Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair in conjunction with their “community helpers week.” 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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Boys State Delegates Selected

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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