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5. Billboard mocking 'muffin tops' gets ...
A plastic surgery billboard that makes fun of overweight bodies drew ire from people around the world and inspired local artists to give the ad a face-lift.
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Top 5 things to do in Jackson includes How Bazaar festival, Run or Dye, Raft-O-Rama
A scene for a recent Run or Dye event in Flint. The Jackson event is set for Saturday, Aug. 2. The splendid harmonies of Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen, better known as Alabama, are returning to the Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St. The country music icons, with an arsenal of full of No.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Brad Flory column: One man's encounter with the world's most 'unreadable' book
This "Brevity" cartoon by Dan Thompson was published in newspapers last week, a mere 75 years after "Finnegans Wake" was published.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to car vs. deer crashes,
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity Tuesday, July 29, and early Wednesday, July 30,f 2014: At 6:47 a.m. Deputy Caroffino responded to Robinson Road in Summit Township for a car vs. deer crash.
Jackson's Once Upon A Child resale retail store hosting grand opening Thursday
Once Upon A Child, a national retail chain that sells and buys gently used children's apparel, toys and equipment, is opening its newest store Thursday, July 31, in Jackson.
Vacant Jackson County home demolished after overnight blaze
Fire crews worked for over eight hours to contain a fire that broke out in a vacant Blackman Township home and then to demolish the building early Wednesday.
Peek Through Time: Jackson's architectural past evident in book of photos from then and now
Add in a local music teacher's insatiable curiosity about old-time Jackson and what resulted was a book - unpublished so far - in which Jackson's architectural past reappears through layers of photography and text.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Crash hot spots: What intersections had the highest number of crashes in 2013?
Jackson Highest Crash Intersections -- The corner of Brown Street and Michigan Avenue had 31 car crashes in 2013, which is an increase of 6 from 2012.
Muffin-Top Billboard In Michigan Given An Unexpected Facelift By Anti-Plastic Surgery Vandals
A billboard advertising plastic surgery in Jackson, Mich., received an unexpected facelift over the weekend to the delight of more than one observer, Michigan Live reported.
Free food, prizes for kids at picnic hosted by Jackson Public Schools' Summer Nutrition Program
The picnic, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., is being hosted by Jackson Public Schools' Summer Nutrition Program.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Brad Flory column: 'Relay Wars' fought to make Jackson number one in nation
When Relay for Life begins Friday at Cascades Falls Park, honoring cancer survivors and raising money for research are not the only goals.
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
BAKER , Audrinna K., and SCOTT , Joshua Y., of Jackson, a son, Josiah Scott, born July 18, 6 pounds, 7 ounces at Allegiance Health.
Jackson officials ask voters to approve 10-year tax increase for youth/senior recreation programs
City officials hope registered voters approve a recreation millage Aug. 5 that would not only allow for Jackson's recreation programs to continue, but would add to the activities for area youths and seniors.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
St. Joseph/St. John Polish Heritage Festival offers up polka, golumbki and a side of tradition
Six hundred pounds of hamburger were rolled into 4,500 golumbki to feed attendees at the St. Joseph/St.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Salvation Army's food pantry is bare as organization puts freeze on buying food
Donations for the Salvation Army's food pantry in Jackson have decreased to the point where the organization had to put a freeze on buying food.
Detroit Free Press
ABC's Paula Faris gets weekend anchor job
Paula Faris is replacing the departing Bianna Golodryga as the news anchor on the weekend edition of "Good Morning America."
Daybook: Recent criminal sentencings in Jackson County
Dustin Michael King, 26, 30 days in jail, credit for three days served, 24 months probation, $975 costs and fines, for domestic violence, second offense.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Poll: Should the state delay bringing I-94 up to standards for public input, aesthetics?
Bringing I-94 through Jackson up to standards is on a two-year delay as state officials take a step back to undergo an extensive public input process.
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Therese C. Thoune
Therese C. Thoune, 86, of Powers, Mi., passed away Sunday, July 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, Mi.
Renovations to Bloomfield Park complete, ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled
For months, contractors and construction workers frequented Jackson's Bloomfield Park instead of area residents looking to play basketball, tennis or simply relax.