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Columbia Central High School celebrates 2014 prom with Phantom of the Opera theme
Students attended the prom at the Ella Sharp Museum of Art and History in Jackson on Saturday night, April 19, 2014.
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Hundreds of families come out for Easter egg hunt at Jackson College
Hundreds of children anxiously waited to run and grab as many candy-filled Easter eggs as possible on Jackson College's central campus Saturday morning, April 19. Minutes before the 10:30 a.m. start, many were crouched down on the grass, baskets and bags in hand, waiting to run in for the prizes.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Judge threatens to duct tape defendant's mouth
A 31-year-old woman convicted of murdering her boyfriend was sentenced to life in prison with no parole -- but not before facing off with the sentencing judge.
19-year-old Jackson man flipped vehicle during pursuit, police say
A 19-year-old Jackson man who police say fled during an attempted traffic stop and flipped his vehicle faces drunken driving and felony fleeing and eluding charges.
Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County area
The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court.
The Jackson Five: Send us prom photos, JCC employees laid off, water tower backlash
Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.
Knysz Dies In Jackson
The Michigan Department of Corrections says convicted cop killer Eric Knysz was removed from life support at the Allegiance Health Hospital in Jackson Thursday.
Blackman Township clerk questions pay-raise vote, board appoints new...
Clerk Dave Sercombe and Supervisor Peter Jancek listen during a special board meeting on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Blackman Township Hall.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Villains of Broadway Cabaret Set for Jackson Symphony Orchestra Building Tonight
Tickets are now on sale for Villains of Broadway, a Cabaret! One performance only, 7pm tonight, April 18th at the Jackson Symphony Orchestra building.
State of Michigan
A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Timothy Spytma, #143418
The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 1, 2014 to consider the possible parole of Timothy Spytma, #143418.
The Daily Caller
Judge unloads on convicted killer: 'I hope you die in prison' [VIDEO]
One judge in Jackson, Mich. decided that he had had enough of a convicted killer in his courtroom taunting family members of her victim and let her have a piece of his mind.
Easter egg hunt kicks off schedule of new community events at Jackson College
Jackson College begins a new schedule of community events with an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19. SUMMIT TWP., MI - Jackson College is kicking off a schedule of new community events with an Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 19. The free event, on the grounds of the college's central campus, is open to children from birth ... (more)
Top 5 things to do in Jackson includes roller derby return, 'Villains of Broadway' show
Roller derby returns to Jackson this weekend with the Deathrow Derby Dames' bout at American 1 Events Center on Saturday, April 19. Roller derby returns to Jackson on Saturday, April 19, as the Deathrow Derby Dames host the DuPage County Derby Dames at the American 1 Events Center, 200 W. Ganson St. The Deathrow Derby Dames are a reincarnation of ... (more)
Cascades Humane Society sets new record following "Puppy Shower" for 21 abandoned puppies
First it was a call for help , then a "Puppy Shower," and now Cascades Humane Society has set a personal record for its most cats and dogs adopted in a single day.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Kidnapping & Assault Investigation
Police are investigating an assault and kidnapping case in eastern Jackson County.
Police: Drunken driver crashes into side of bike shop, but business remains open
Police say a drunken driver hit the side of a Jackson bike shop Tuesday night, breaking two windows and damaging the wall.
Five Things You Didn't Know About Gilbert Chocolates in the Jackson Crossing
Gilbert Chocolates, currently located in the Jackson Crossing, has been an institution in the Jackson community since 1900.
Electrical Construction and Maintenance
Announcing EC&M's 2014 Top 10 Electrical Design Firms
AEI is a multi-discipline technical consulting firm based in Madison, Wis., that's organized in 12 offices.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Jackson College Lays Off Faculty Due To Hole In Budget
They believe these three women stole about $1,000 worth of cosmetics from Ulta Beauty in Okemos a couple of weeks ago.
Jackson City Council 'likely' to reopen discussion on water tower logo at their next meeting
No votes were taken, but plenty was discussed on a water tower design by Jackson City Council members Tuesday, April 15. Backlash from area residents opposed to a water tower design council chose earlier this month - which simply features "JACKSON" and "Founded 1829" in black font - prompted city officials to conduct a special meeting and discuss ... (more)