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The UT Martin WestStar Leadership Program’s sixth WestTeach class has been chosen, with a local educator among the participants.

Thanks to a Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of West Tennessee, WRAP (Wo/Men’s Resource and Rape Assistance Program) presented the Madison County Sheriff’s Office with 7,000 domestic violence victim information cards at a press conference at WRAP’s offices last week.

The Leadership Jackson Alumni Association (LJAA) announced the recipients of this year's annual alumni association scholarships. Five outstanding high school students from Jackson-Madison County have been selected to receive the Judy Renshaw Leadership Jackson Alumni Association Scholarship.

The Tennessee Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA TN) named Jackson State Community College (JSCC) Associate Professor Amy White the 2024 Outstanding PTA Educator Award during the chapter’s spring meeting at Belmont University.

Jackson Christian School, was announced as a STEAM designated school by the Tenn. Department of Education for its work in its elementary grades.

Jackson Arts Council representatives recently announced they were very pleased to introduce Dr. Delita Johnson as their new Executive Director. Johnson officially began her new role at the Jackson Arts Council on Monday, May 13.

The Jackson-Madison County Bicentennial Celebration wrapped up officially in August of 2022 with the City of Jackson’s 200 th birthday that included a parade, a burying of the time capsule set …

The Jackson-Madison County School Board held its monthly meeting on June 13, and in addition to honoring the students involved with the recent production of “Annie Jr.,” the Board itself …

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 …

The local John A. Deaver Post 12 of the American Legion celebrated Flag Day on Friday, June 14, with a special ceremony at Liberty Garden. June 14 is the day set aside to honor the American flag …

Winnette Bobo admits she’s not your typical candidate for school board. “I’ve lived here for 10 years, and not many people know me,” Bobo said. “The reason for that …

The Madison County Commission had its monthly meeting on Monday, June 17, and approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on first reading and also rejected the resignation of a county …

Representatives with Habitat for Humanity of Jackson said they are thrilled to announce the appointment of Renee M. Jones as its new Chief Executive Officer. Jones brings a wealth of experience and a profound commitment to community development and empowerment to her new role. She previously served five years as the Director of Organizational Development & Communications at the Boys & Girls Club of Jackson.

The Madison County Opioid Settlement Committee had their second meeting last week and filled the last remaining spot in the committee while also made a serious move toward using the funds. The …

The fireworks subcommittee of the Madison County Commission’s budget committee held its first meeting on June 4. Commissioner Jeff Wall served as chairman. A handful of county officials …

Brandilynn Taylor is from Middle Tennessee and grew up in a rural area where not many people had any money. “We were poor growing up, and we had one way out of there, and that was …

The Madison County Commission will vote on Monday about a resolution calling on the United States Postal Service to improve its local service in the county. A copy of the resolution was shown at …

Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store at Casey Jones Village has been in business for 59 years and is in the family’s third generation of running the business. The business celebrated its …

The federal courthouse on the court square in Downtown Jackson is now officially known as the James D. Todd Federal Courthouse. The legislation passed in 2023 to name the building after the …

The Lane College Board of Trustees and Dr. Logan Hampton announced on Monday that he will step down as president effective July 31.  Lane College is a private Historically Black College …

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