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Jackson, Tennessee is located in Madison County. Zip codes in Jackson, TN include 38302, 38305, and 38301. The median home price in Jackson is $132,900 which is roughly $53/per square foot. More Jackson information.

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14 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

South Side students featured in art showSouth Side students featured...

South Side students featured in art show Artwork is being displayed and judged at the UT Martin Jackson Center Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/09/15/south-side-students-featured-art-show/15694447/ Melinda Hearn, executive director of the Jackson Arts Council, and Woody Woodard, president for the Jackson Art Association, judge artwork from South Side High School students for the 'Into the Wild' art show. This week, South Side High School art students have the opportunity to see their artwork displayed and judged by professional artists at the University of Tennessee Martin Jackson Center.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Engagement: Olivia Jowers & Blake Weibert

She is the granddaughter of Sue Barber and the late James Barber of Jackson. Blake is the son of Christine Fisher and the late Harold Fisher and Diane and the late Jerry Weibert of Manchester.

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The Jackson Sun

Engagement: Erin Lane Veneman & John Benjamin Willis

A 2008 graduate of Union University, Erin is a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor at Anytime Fitness of Jackson.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Tennalum celebrates 25th anniversary SaturdayTennalum celebrates 25th ...

Tennalum celebrates 25th anniversary Saturday 'It has been such a wonderful plant' Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/09/12/tennalum-celebrates-th-anniversary-saturday/15540333/ John D. Graham laughs when asked about a telephone call he received 25 years ago that evolved into a 310,000-square-foot facility in Jackson that Tennalum has called home since 1989. Graham's conversation was with school friend and former Jacksonian Ed Coyne, the vice president and general manager of the Rod, Bar and Wire group of Kaiser Aluminum in Newark, Ohio.

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National Mortgage News

FirstBank to Pay $35,000 in Maternity Leave Discrimination Case

FirstBank Mortgage Partners in Jackson, Tenn., has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Fair Housing Act by denying a mortgage loan to an applicant on maternity leave. Under the terms of the agreement, FirstBank will also adopt a national paternal leave policy and receive annual fair housing and fair lending training, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a press release Friday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Approval of airline waiver vital for JacksonApproval of airline...

Approval of airline waiver vital for Jackson Convenient commercial air service is important for the growth of our community Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/09/11/approval-airline-waiver-vital-jackson/15418007/ McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport is in jeopardy of losing its commercial air carrier, Seaport Airlines, due to a congressional change in 2012 that mandates a 10-passenger-per-day quota to continue receiving federal subsidies. McKellar-Sipes currently averages 7.8 passengers per day.

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The Jackson Sun

Student steals school bus to run away

Student steals school bus to run away Jackson Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with felony theft after stealing a school bus Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/2014/09/10/student-steals-school-bus-run-away/15417381/ Jackson police have charged a 14-year-old boy with felony theft after they say he stole a school bus on Tuesday. According to a news release, police received a call just before 10 p.m. about a boy who had run away from home.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A charter school in Memphis has opened for students, but has no phones in the building in case of emergencies. W.E.B DuBois K-10 charter school Vice President Calvin McGowan told WMC-TV in Memphis that officials are aware of the issue and are trying to fix it within the next week.

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The Jackson Sun

Gist on public safety partnershipsGist on public safety...

Gist on public safety partnerships Public safety requires strong partnerships among families and neighbors Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/09/07/gist-public-safety-partnerships/15157503/ Public safety is a unified mission within the city of Jackson. The course of action for public safety targets such elements as geography, crime, disaster planning, infrastructure, education and economic development.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Youth rally against violence

Youth rally against violence Jackson's youth get to meet mayor, police chief and some councilmen Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/09/06/youth-rally-violence/15221225/ He got to see Grammy Award-winning performer Tye Tribbett in Jackson, and he got to go on a father-daughters date with his children. "It's really nice to be able to bring the entire family out here and to just have fun," he said before walking into Oman Arena Saturday evening.

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The Indianapolis Star

Tennessee man wanted for murder arrested in Indianapolis

Tennessee man wanted for murder arrested in Indianapolis A Tennessee man facing a murder charge was arrested Friday at a home on Indianapolis' Northeastside. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1ocqBn0 23-year-old Dontavious Hendrix of Jackson, Tenn., was arrested on Indianapolis' Northeastside on Friday, Sept.

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The Jackson Sun

Actor, film producer dreams big in Jackson

Actor, film producer dreams big in Jackson Robert Spencer hopes to unite Jacksonians through a budding film industry in West Tennessee. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/life/2014/09/06/actor-film-producer-dreams-big-jackson/15171957/ From brushing shoulders with Amy Poehler on "Saturday Night Live" to being likened to James Stewart by Burt Reynolds, Robert Spencer has spent the past decade chasing his dream to act.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Unite for Community Fun DayUnite for Community Fun DayFirst Historic...

Unite for Community Fun Day First Historic Baptist Church of Jackson invites the community for a day of fun Sept. 20. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/life/faith/2014/09/05/unite-community-fun-day/15159293/ The seats in Historic First Baptist Church fill up as the church members celebrate the 145th anniversary in this file photo.

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The Jackson Sun

Police investigate robbery on 5th StreetPolice investigate robbery on ...

Shortly after midnight on Friday, Jackson police responded to a report of a robbery on 5th Street in South Jackson. Police investigate robbery on 5th Street Shortly after midnight on Friday, Jackson police responded to a report of a robbery on 5th Street in South Jackson.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Former Jackson First Lady shares about Alzheimer'sFormer Jackson...

Former Jackson First Lady shares about Alzheimer's Virginia Conger meets with Alzheimer's Support Group to give advice, tell story Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/2014/09/04/former-jackson-first-lady-shares-alzheimers/15111213/ Former First Lady of Jackson, Virginia Conger, holds up a book entitled "Coach Broyles' Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers" during the Alzheimer's Support Group meeting, Thursday at Jackson-Madison County Hospital. "It's not an easy job," Conger said.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

World Magazine

Gregory Thornbury on the gap in Christian students' education

The King's College is unique in Christian higher education because it's the only distinctively Christian college in Manhattan with a campus in the Financial District.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Stop blight, curb crime

Stop blight, curb crime A disordered, unkempt area sends signals to would-be criminals, "No one's watching ..." Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/09/03/stop-blight-curb-crime/14989777/ Armed with new legislation, the Lambuth Area Neighborhood Association is putting slumlords on notice: ... (more)

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The Jackson Sun

Late civil rights activist remembered

Late civil rights activist remembered On Tuesday the Jackson City Council will vote to designate Monroe Street as "Isaiah W. Savage Jr. Blvd." Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/09/01/late-civil-rights-activist-remembered/14948475/ The Jackson City Council will vote Tuesday on designating the ... (more)

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The Jackson Sun

City council memorializes road, tables chartera

The Jackson City Council voted to remember the civil rights leader by designating Monroe St as Isaiah W. Savage, Jr. Blvd City council memorializes road, tables charter school The Jackson City Council voted to remember the civil rights leader by designating Monroe St as Isaiah W. Savage, Jr. Blvd Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Late civil rights activist remembered

Late civil rights activist remembered On Tuesday the Jackson City Council will vote to designate Monroe Street as "Isaiah W. Savage Jr. Blvd." Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/2014/09/01/late-civil-rights-activist-remembered/14948475/ The Jackson City Council will vote Tuesday on designating the entire ... (more)

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