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  1. Traffic stop turns into 100 mph chase on Highway 63 in George CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Mississippi Press

    ... off the road, although no injuries were reported. As Furby continued along Highway 63 south, units from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office joined the chase, but Furby continued to flee at high speed for several more miles before turning on to ...

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  2. Jackson County works to grow existing industry, draw in businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County officials say existing industry is the backbone of the area. "We do work to recruit new industry, but our existing industry provides us with 70 to 80 percent of our new jobs every year," Jackson County Economic Development Authority Vice President Shelia Shepard says.

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  3. Federal Agents Make 22 Arrests In Meth Ring Centered In Marion CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Tennessee Highway Patrol; Dade County Georgia Sheriff's Office; Grundy County Tennessee Sheriff's Office; Jackson County Alabama Sheriff's Office; Loudon County Tennessee Sheriff's Office; Murray County Georgia Sheriff's Office; Sequatchie County ...

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  4. County, library look for logosRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lakefield Standard

    Jackson County residents have the unique opportunity to put their creative stamp on two high-profile local institutions and win some cold, hard cash in the process. Both Jackson County and the Jackson County Libraries are soliciting help from local residents in designing logos - one for the county itself and one for the three-location countywide library system.

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  5. Three people arrested in connection with numerous Jackson County theftsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says the office received several reports of burglaries in the Stevenson and Bridgeport areas over the last two weeks. Sunday that list increased to include a burglary at Valley Funeral Home in Stevenson.

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  6. Alabama Rape Case ReopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WTVC

    A 2003 rape case is reopened in Jackson County, Alabama. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrested Lee Carrell Perry Jr., a former School Resources Deputy.

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  7. Woman, 2 children stranded overnight in Walls of JerichoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Alabama Live

    A photographer takes a picture of a waterfall at the Walls of Jericho in Jackson County in this file image. A woman and two children were stranded overnight Monday on the rugged hiking trail.

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  8. Former SRO charged with sex crimes involving a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Lee Perry Jr. was indicted on sex related charges Monday by a grand jury. Perry, a former Jackson County Sheriff's Office Deputy, served as a school resource officer in 2003 and 2004, according to Sheriff Chuck Phillips.

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  9. Experienced judge joins Jackson County Prosecutor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Northeast News

    One of the most experienced and respected jurists in the 16th Circuit Court of Missouri has joined the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office as a senior adviser to the prosecutor. In a recent press release, Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced former Jackson County Judge Edith Messina will focus on examining the office's diversion programs, attorney training and special projects.

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  10. Lee Carrel PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A former school resource officer at Skyline High School in Jackson County has been arrested on rape charges after a 2003 investigation was reopened. Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips says Lee Carrell Perry was a school resource officer at the school in 2003 when an investigation was opened surrounding Perry's interaction with a then-13-year-old girl.

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  11. Live coverage: Preliminary exam begins for woman charged in stabbing death of boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | MLive.com

    A preliminary examination for a woman accused of fatally stabbing her longtime boyfriend on Feb. 14 is expected to begin Monday. The hearing for Dawn Dixon-Bey, charged with open murder related to the death of Gregory Stack, is set to begin in Jackson County District Judge Michael Klaeren's courtroom at 9:30 a.m. March 23. Dawn Dixon-Bey was arraigned under magistrate Frederick Bishop for the Steward Ave. stabbing at Jackson County Courthouse in Jackson Friday, February 27, 2015.

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  12. Showmanship Showcases Responsibility at Alabama Junior Beef ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Neighbors

    Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell and State Beef Committee Chairman Anthony Faggard congratulate winners of the 2015 Junior Beef Expo showmanship contest. From left are Faggard; junior division champion Jewel Thompson from Lee County; intermediate division champion Rayne Starkey from Jackson County; senior division champion Reid McGuire of Lee County; showmanship judge, University of Illinois Professor Emeritus and Beef Cattle Specialist Doug Parrett; and Parnell.

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  13. Vote to nationally recognize a different kind of heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A Jackson County police department has a member it wants to honor on a national level, and it needs the Valley's help to do it. The Hollywood Police Department has an officer who, for most of his life, protected soldiers in Afghanistan.

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  14. Action Taken Against Raytown Excavator for Violating Missouri One Call LawRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Kansas City InfoZine

    infoZine - Attorney General Chris Koster's office has filed a lawsuit in Jackson County against Tycon Company LLC, of Raytown, for multiple separate violations of the Underground Facility Safety and Damage Prevention Act, commonly known as the ...

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  15. Attorney General Koster takes action against Raytown excavator for violating Missouri One Call LawRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Attorney General Chris Koster today announced his office has filed a lawsuit in Jackson County against Tycon Company LLC, of Raytown, for multiple separate violations of the Underground Facility Safety and Damage Prevention Act, commonly known as the Missouri One Call Law. The lawsuit alleges that starting in the spring of 2013, Tycon Company LLC conducted seven separate excavations without providing notice to the Missouri One Call Center.

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  16. Police: Stevenson woman arrested during drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WTVM

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unity and the Stevenson Police Department responded to a home on County Road 181 in Fackler, Alabama Wednesday.

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  17. Meeting scheduled to discuss repairs on Jackson County courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KFVS12

    Proposals for repairs to the courthouse caused by recent water damage will be discussed and approved, according ot the board. Both meetings will be held in the Jackson County Board Office located in the Jackson County Courthouse on Walnut St. in Murphysboro.

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  18. Appeals court grants class-action status in JaxCo courthouse asbestos caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Business Journal

    The Missouri Court of Appeals reversed a ruling by a Jackson County judge that denied class certification for a lawsuit by people exposed to asbestos fibers at the Jackson County Courthouse. The Missouri Court of Appeals reversed a ruling by a Jackson County judge that denied class certification for a lawsuit by people exposed to asbestos fibers at the Jackson County Courthouse.

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  19. Jackson County EMA teaches kids severe weather safetyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - According to The Weather Channel, early 2015 has had the fewest year to date tornadoes in a decade.

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  20. Man wanted for more than a month arrested at a Scottsboro motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A man wanted for more than a month is now in jail, but not before trying to run from authorities. Jackson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says early Friday morning deputies arrested Kenneth Chase Gifford and Stephanie Ann Ledwell at a Scottsboro motel.

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