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Saturday was hot, but that mattered little to the people celebrating Juneteenth on Hays Avenue around the T.R. White Sportsplex. A block of Hays was blocked off for the party. A stage …

Here’s a look at upcoming events in Jackson and West Tennessee. June 13 Emerging Leaders Join The Greater Jackson Chamber and its Emerging Leaders program for their next Emerging …

Jada Brown is in the final weeks of her reign as Miss Tennessee Volunteer, and her reign has been an example in more ways than one of how the role of a statewide pageant winner is changing in 2024. …

This weekend is a big one for the Jackson Children and Teen Theatre. As if it’s not enough that they’re presenting a production of “Cinderella,” one of the premier fairy …

Our Jackson Home, the City of Jackson and Jackson Downtown Development are teaming up this weekend to touch up some public art downtown as well as expand it. Anyone wanting to volunteer is …

Staff reports The Jackson Symphony has announced that Lynne W. Barker has joined the team as Vice President for Development.  Barker will cultivate new sources of support, strengthen current …

The City of Jackson will celebrate Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month nearly every Friday of this month, and the celebration began on May 3. Dr. Sandra Dee, who’s spear-headed the …

When Kenneth Cummings joined Mayor Scott Conger’s team at the City of Jackson in August of 2019, a little more than a month after Conger first took office, his role was to tell the story of the …

Trey Smith is able to say he’s accomplished something not many others have done. The University School of Jackson graduate and Three Way native became the first-ever Madison County native to win …

The fourth edition of The Arts Backstage is set to happen on May 10. The event is a good opportunity for the community and local artists to become better acquainted with each other. “It’s …

Christy Hays looked as far as she could see in the main room at Madison Downs on Tuesday, April 30, to monitor how everything was going. Hays, who is the fine arts education coordinator for …

This year marks the 11 th year of the existence of The AMP in Downtown Jackson and the 10 th year for the facility to host the annual summer series The AMP at the Market. As Downtown Jackson has …

Here’s a look at things going on in and around Jackson in the next couple weeks. April 25 Home Show Tour at Jackson Walk Join us for the Home Show Tour happening in the Jackson Walk from April …

Good Friday, March 29, was a perfect day to get out and do some gardening with sunny weather and mild temperatures. Fortunately, that was the day the Children’s Theater Company of New York was …

Here’s a look at things going on in and around Jackson in the next couple weeks. April 18 Business After Hours This month’s edition of The Greater Jackson Chamber’s largest networking event …

One of the three critical As of Jackson-Madison County Schools was on display prominently at the Old Hickory Mall on Saturday. It was the second annual JMCSS Spring Fine Arts Festival, and students …

By Brandon Shields Managing Editor The Jackson Animal Care Center is hosting its annual Fur Ball on April 13, and the event, which has been around for about a decade now, is taking on a new look …

Staff reports Anna Grace Loudenbeck was crowned on Saturday night as this year’s Miss Teen Volunteer America winner. The pageant was a three-night event at the Carl Perkins Civic Center with two …

By Brandon Shields Managing editor It’s been about 15 months since Ronald McDonald House in Memphis announced a coming presence to Jackson and rural West Tennessee. Jill Crocker is the director for …

By Brandon Shields Managing editor Lauren Pritchard grew up in Jackson and grew up developing her love for singing and writing songs. In middle school, she moved to Los Angeles and began professional …

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