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Early Voting Begins Friday for August Election

Friday kicks off the early-voting period for this year’s Aug. 1 State Primary and County General Election. Across the county, voters will have the option to cast a ballot for school-board …

Independence Day Celebration in Gainesboro

Gainesboro hosted an early Independence Day celebration on June 29.

Davidson Retires from Highway Department

After 42 years of dedicated service to the Jackson County Highway Department, Mrs. Sue Davidson will be setting her sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with her husband and their family.
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Election Commission Office Cuts Ribbon on New Location

NEW LOCATION - An official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on June 25 for the new location of the Jackson County Election Commission office. The election commission office was previously housed within the Jackson County Courthouse.

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Katherine Baugh Anderson was born in Baugh Hollow on July 12, 1924. She graduated from the brand-new Fox High School in 1942, as many of her male classmates were leaving to fight in World War II.
The Gainesboro High School Graduation Class of 1964 celebrated a 60-year reunion in the back room of Giovanni’s Restaurant in Gainesboro.
From Thursday, October 22, 1964 Over 3,000 Attend Open House Sunday
Here is a summary of the new laws passed by the 113th Tennessee General that are now effective as of Monday, July 1, 2024 in Tennessee:
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter and Synergy Magnetics LLC officials announced last week the company would start its journey in Gainesboro and become the first economic development project to land in Jackson County since 2018.
Obituaries
    • Obits 6-11-24

      Charles Edward Smith Charles Edward Smith was born August 5, 1958, in Jackson County and he passed away at Cookeville Regional Medical …

    • Obits – 6-4-24

      Upper Cumberland Obits 6-4-24 William Curtis Howell Edna Mae Scantland

    • Obituaries - 4/23/24

      William Burton Young William "Burton" Young was born January 28, 1935, in Jackson County and he passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, …

    • Obituaries - 4/9/24

      Georgie Ray Buck  Georgie Ray Buck was born February 4, 1972, in Jackson County, TN and he passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024, in …

    • Obituaries 4/2/24

      Brenda Boles  Brenda Lee Boles was born November 22, 1957, in San Diego, CA, and she passed from this life on Thursday, March 21, …

    • Obituaries - 3/26/24

      Larry Wayne Gipson  Larry Wayne Gipson was born June 24, 1953, in Granville, Tennessee and he passed from this life on Saturday, March 16, …

    • Obituaries 3/12/24

      Mary Dudney Crowder  Mary Frances Dudney Crowder was born February 20, 1927, in Carthage, Tennessee and she passed from this life on …

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Hurricane Beryl’s rapid intensification to Category 5 is alarming: Here’s why more tropical storms are exploding in strength
Hurricane Beryl hit the island of Carriacou, Grenada, on July 1, 2024, with 150 mph sustained winds. NOAA Hurricane Beryl was the latest Atlantic storm to rapidly intensify, growing quickly from …
Extreme heat can be deadly, but you can take steps to stay safe.
Cool Ways to Protect Yourself from Heat-Related Illness
(NAPSI)—Much of the U.S. could face hotter than normal conditions this year as the climate crisis drives higher temperatures—but you can keep yourself and those you care about safe.   …
2024's best cities for grilling meat
Lawn Love ranked U.S. cities based on local interest in grilling, access to butchers and the average cost of meat.
When will rural areas get good internet?
(BPT) - Do you live in a rural area? How’s your internet service? Is it good, bad ... or just not there?People in big cities usually have at least one good option to get strong internet. …
Celebrate Salad Season Outside the Bowl
(Family Features) From putting a family meal on the table after activities to hosting a large crowd at your next get-together, a seasonal favorite like Caesar salad can serve as the perfect canvas for creating quick, easy-to-prepare meals like Creamy Truffle Caesar Pork Sandwiches and Chicken Caesar Tacos.