New season beings in Jackson

September 14, 2016 by  

The annual Season of Unity recently was launched at City Hall in Jackson.

According to Mayor Jerry Gist, with a [Read more]

Annual scholarship given to deserving high school senior

August 13, 2016 by  

Present and former scholarship recipients were recently recognized at the Vivian Bell Memorial Scholarship Luncheon held every year by the Jackson City Federation of Colored Women’s and Youth Clubs.

The award of $500 was given to [Read more]

Ideas for future of Jackson high school building presented

July 26, 2016 by  

Portions of the vacant campus of Jackson Central-Merry High School could be used by students of Lane College or others in the community next [Read more]

Veterans enjoy service project of Eagle Scout

June 3, 2016 by  

Rob Humphrey, a junior at the University School of Jackson, recently visited the Tennessee State Veterans’ Home in Humboldt to donate bird feeders and bird houses with [Read more]

Jackson looks to build crime lab

May 31, 2016 by  

The Jackson City Council recently approved donating ten acres of land that the city holds jointly with Madison County.

The land would be used for a [Read more]

First gala benefits Jackson state community college

April 11, 2016 by  

The Jackson State Community College Foundation recently announced it will be holding its inaugural banquet at which Lt. Col. Oliver North, a highly decorated war hero, combat veteran, and bestselling author, will be the [Read more]

Adults get chance to enroll in college

March 30, 2016 by  

Jackson’s theCO, or Co-Operative effort, innovation bus recently partnered with the Southwest Tennessee Development District and its Tennessee Reconnect tent to make a weeklong bus tour of 13 counties in West Tennessee.

An effort to encourage people to [Read more]

Bake shop to expand in Jackson

February 7, 2016 by  

Matt Childress, owner of the Woodstock Bake Shop in Jackson, is planning to open a second store in the downtown area later this year.

Childress was originally scheduled to [Read more]

Jackson looks for indoor space for programs

January 18, 2016 by  

As part of the Vision 2020 process of the Jackson-Madison County School System, five schools will close and members of the [Read more]

Vision 2020 continues as vote looms

December 9, 2015 by  

The Jackson-Madison County School Board was still unclear on whether it was prepared to make a decision on ‘Vision 2020’ as of Monday night, despite the vote being scheduled for tomorrow, December 10.

The uncertainty revolves around the [Read more]

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