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Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies make possession of cocaine, warrant arrests
At 6:30 a.m. Deputy Bryant responded to Idle Hills Road near Commercial Street in Norvell Township in reference to a Traffic Hazard.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
East Jackson gears up for debut of Nurtured Heart Approach
A new behavioral program, which has seen success in three Jackson County school districts , will be rolled out in East Jackson's elementary and middle schools this year.
Jackson man evicted by city: 'I'm never going to trust this city again'
A Jackson man said he expected the city to work with him so he and his wife could live at a home he bought on Washington Avenue.
Meet the contestants for upcoming Miss Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant
Eleven young women will vie for the title of Miss Jackson County RoseQueen this weekend, many of whom are first-time finalists.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Worst part over as severe weather passes through Jackson, streets feel wrath of heavy rain, wind
While the widespread severe weather has ended, according to the National Weather Service, Jackson's streets show remnants from the heavy rain and wind.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Officers respond to traffic...
At 8:55 a.m. Deputies Rybicki and Warner were dispatched to US-127 near Liberty for a traffic hazard.
'What's going to happen to my house, then?': Jackson couple evicted from home due to zoning issues
Nearly a year after purchasing, and moving into, a home on an industrial-zoned plot of land, a Jackson couple has been evicted by the city.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Scrap it: Jackson County residents invited to recycle scrap tires free of charge
After the wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round, they can be recycled by county officials and disposed of.
Adults can now receive medical services at Northwest School's Center for Family Health facility
Adults are now able to receive medical services at the Center for Family Health facility in Northwest Community Schools.
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
ARTZ , Emily L., and KLINESMITH , Brandan M., of Jackson, a daughter, Paige Elizabeth Klinesmith, born August 12, 7 pounds, 13 ounces at Allegiance Health.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
'Divas & Dudes' cabaret show at The Fourth Wall highlights talent of Jackson County students
"Divas & Dudes - A New Generation Taking The Stage" featured Ryli Mays and Alaina Kerr of Michigan Center, Molly Beal and Max Beal of Grass Lake, Ryan McClain and Rhianna Daisher of East Jackson, Abigail Nelson of Northwest and Lindsey Cole of Jackson.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Two men injured in head-on collision in Summit Township
Two men were taken to a hospital with injuries after a head-on crash in Summit Township early Friday morning, police said.
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Police & Fire
Deputies said the car struck a garage, causing heavy damage. All five people, two girls from Homer and three teenage boys from Jackson County, fled.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Guard Manager is Stabbed Several Times at Jackson-area Prison
The state says an inmate used a prison-made weapon to stab a guard manager multiple times at a prison near Jackson.
Observer & Eccentric
Special July 4 enforcement results in 236 drunk driving arrests
Preliminary reports indicate law enforcement officers from nearly 160 local police departments, sheriff's offices and Michigan State Police posts stopped 7,884 vehicles during the two-week effort, July 1-13.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Some Jackson County schools make gains on state report card, see how your's ranked
A number of Jackson County schools and school districts show improvement this year on the state's annual top-to-bottom rankings and school accountability scorecards , while others still have some work to do.
Violet McElroy was shot 4 times before she was left near Reed Manor dumpster, evidence shows
Violet McElroy was shot four times before she was wrapped in a comforter, tied with an extension cord and dragged to a nearby dumpster at Reed Manor Apartments, according to court testimony.
Five things you didn't know about Hankerd Inn Resort at Pleasant Lake
Jan Rochefort is the owner, operator, bookkeeper, cook and janitor at the Hankerd Inn Resort at Pleasant Lake.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Summit Township homicide victim identified by police as Frances Craig
On Sunday, August 10, Jackson County sheriff's deputies responded to the death of a 28-year-old Frances Craig in a home on the 5200 block of Timbercrest Drive in Summit Township.
The department says the 28-year-old Brampton, Ontario, driver had opened alcohol containers with him and tested far above the legal limit for alcohol.