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21 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Stephenson 'didn't feel any conflict' casting ballot for Cunningham

County Commissioner Doug Stephenson said he did not have a problem casting his ballot when the commission elected Tommy Cunningham as interim sheriff of Madison County on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Environmental sensitivity promoted

T wo couches and 20 car tires were just a few of the items removed from one of three Madison County creeks on Tuesday in recognition of Earth Day.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Jackson Sun

Leadership conference addresses need for community involvement in education

Jackson-Madison County Schools Superintendent Dr. Verna Ruffin was the keynote speaker at the African-American Leadership Conference Tuesday, where she spoke about the need for community involvement in education.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Lane College

The Jackson Sun

'I'm relieved and happy it's over': Commission selects Cunningham in 17-7 vote

A swift and decisive vote by the Madison County Board of Commissioners keeps Tommy Cunningham as interim sheriff of Madison County.

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Related Topix: Cunningham, TN, Jackson, TN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Cunningham to remain interim sheriff

The Madison County Commission has voted to keep Tommy Cunningham as interim sheriff.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

Milan man killed in weekend accident between motorcycle, SUV

A Milan man was killed Saturday evening in an accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV on U.S. 45 South in Madison County.

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Related Topix: Milan, TN, Jackson, TN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Businessman overcomes mistakes

Before Robert Cole talks about the business he owns, he owns up to mistakes made that cost him eight years of his life.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Police arrest man accused of Jackson Meadow thefts

Jackson police believe thye have solved a series of burglaries and thefts at Jackson Meadow Independent Senior Living Community and a contract painter is in custody, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Fire

The Jackson Sun

Officers make 61 arrests during multi-jurisdictional saturation

The Multi-Jurisdictional Violent Crime and Gang Task Force conducted operations in Haywood, Gibson, Crockett, Madison, Henderson, and Chester Counties on April 17 and 18. The operation included saturation patrols in high crime areas where violent crime and/or gang activity have been taking place and included traffic stops, probation and parole and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Henderson, TN, Chester County, TN

The Jackson Sun

Dig into the available expertise at this exciting plant sale

Dr. David Sams was such an excellent resource that even when he retired, he was never allowed to truly quit.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Henderson County, TN

The Jackson Sun

Cunningham has one more vote

The step Commissioner Billy Spain is taking is one he believes he has to take for the good of the citizens of Madison County.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Two Middle Tennessee women charged with shoplifting almost $1K worth...

Jackson police have charged two Middle Tennessee women with felony theft after they were accused of shoplifting almost $1,000 worth of neckties and bow ties from Belk at Old Hickory Mall in late March.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Christiana, TN

The Jackson Sun

Local briefs: Police seek 2 in Family Dollar robbery; School bus...

Employees told police that both robbers had handguns. Police were unable to say Wednesday if anything was stolen or how much was stolen.

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Related Topix: Old Hickory, TN, Jackson, TN, Henderson County, TN

The Jackson Sun

Searching for Miss Mary: Local DAR chapter looking for history related to the late Mary Timberlake

For Sherry Taylor, what started as an article for the Midwest Genealogical Society quickly morphed into a search to rediscover Mary Timberlake.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Police Charge Convicted Felon with Att. Murder for shooting Memphis...

Jackson police have charged a convicted felon with numerous charges in a Monday night shooting at Brookfield Apartments involving a sawed-off shotgun.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Jackson, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Report: Firefighter said he was taking marijuana to cousin

A Jackson firefighter has been suspended without pay after being arrested this weekend on a felony drug charge and firearm possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

Authorities finds crystal meth while apprehending fugitive in Jackson

On Thursday, special agents with the Apprehension and Enforcement Unit of the Tennessee Department of Corrections informed Jackson-Madison County Metro Narcotics investigators they found a fugitive, James Avery, at 318 Bellevue.

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The Jackson Sun

Humboldt City Schools appoints Versie Hamlett as director of schools beginning May 1

Humboldt City Schools is proud to announce and welcome Versie Hamlett as its new director of schools, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Humboldt, TN, Lane College, Union University

The Jackson Sun

Local briefs: Police investigating incident that sent two men to...

Capt. Tyreece Miller said a man was hurt in a fight that began at Airways Motel on Monday night, and the injured man fled to Brookfield Apartments on Hollywood Drive.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Jackson Sun

1 killed, 1 hurt when car ignites

Jackson police are still investigating a vehicle fire around the 700 block of Whitehall Street that left a woman dead and a man injured early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Jackson, TN

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