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June Dairy Proclamation Signed

June Dairy month is a longstanding United States tradition, carried out since 1937. For the past two years, Jackson County, along with our 4-H club and the Dairy Alliance, has celebrated by electing …

China and US spar over climate on Twitter

The world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases are sparring on Twitter over climate policy, with China asking if the U.S. can deliver on the landmark climate legislation signed into law by …

China and US spar over climate on Twitter

The world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases are sparring on Twitter over climate policy, with China asking if the U.S. can deliver on the landmark climate legislation signed into law by …
More local news
The Town of Gainesboro has approved spending $1,000 to continue the Imagination Library program. Rebecka Head administers the program in Jackson County. She said the program’s current funding …
After having close to record breaking warm temperatures in the month of December and several rounds of severe weather, mother nature has turned the heat off in the new year as Jackson county has …
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has finalized the purchase of property to help free up space and foot traffic in the county courthouse. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said restricted …
The Jackson County Commission finalized its redistricting plans at last week’s regular meeting. County Mayor Randy Heady said around 200 people out of over 11,000 residents will be …
Jackson County Middle School will host a town hall meeting on Gov. Bill Lee’s proposed new student funding formula. That meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. It will be one …
Announcements

Announcements 6-21-22

Commodities Distribution The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Jackson County on Tuesday, July 5,  from 9am  until 11am at the Jackson …

Announcements 6/1/21

A Staff member from the office of U.S. Representative John Rose will be in Jackson County on Friday, June 11, to assist local citizens with federal services. The representative will be at the Jackson …

Obituaries
    • Obituaries 6-21-22

      Edith Reich Chinoy Edith Reich Chinoy was born on June 20, 1922 in West New York, New Jersey and passed away in her home in Union, New Jersey …

    • Obituaries 4-5-22

      Roy Lee Weaver Roy Lee Weaver, 67, of Haydenburg, passed away March 27 at his residence. No services are scheduled at this time. He was …

    • Obituaries 3-29-22

      Imogene Dillon Imogene Dillon, 93, of the Dodson Branch community, passed away March 24 at her residence. Funeral services were held March 28 …

    • Obituaries 3-22-22

      Evalene Heady Evalene Heady, 72, of Cookeville, passed away March 2 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at …

    • Obituaries 3-8-22

      Timothy Hogue Timothy Hogue, 41, of Livingston, passed away Feb. 21 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at the Apostolic …

    • Obituaries 2-15-22

        Eddie Brewer Eddie Brewer, 35, of Chandler, Ariz., passed away Feb. 4. Funeral services were held Feb. 13 at Anderson Upper …

    • Obituaries 2-8-22

      Bonnie Locke Bonnie Locke, 63, passed away Feb. 3 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 7 at Anderson Upper …

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