8 hrs ago
Brad Flory column: Karen Dunigan's great idea lives on without her
Karen F. Dunigan's most powerful idea was too good to confine to Jackson alone and too good to end with her life.
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12 hrs ago
Peek Through Time: Prison's Hobbycraft Sales shop turned idle inmates into skilled craftsmen
It's a long, low brick building that sits just outside the main gate of what most locals know as Southern Michigan Prison.
16 hrs ago
Crews begin summer street construction work in Jackson, three of seven major projects underway
Construction crews began work on Francis Street between Washington Avenue and Mason Street, as well as Blackstone Street between Washington Avenue and Louis Glick and Monroe Street between West Avenue and Clinton Road.
20 hrs ago
Jackson Officials May Adopt Open Data Policy
Police have identified the 55-year-old man who died as a result of a crash on US-127 at the I-69 exit ramp on Monday.Peter M. Baker, of Delta Twp.crashed into asign post and was killed on scene.It happened around 3:53 p.m. Monday on US-127 north where the ramp to I-69 begins.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Michigan-Based Indie Film Tops $10,000 Kickstarter Goal in Under Two Days
Star Trek - Horizon , a feature-length independent film currently in production in southeast Michigan, launched their immensely successful Kickstarter campaign over Easter weekend, in an effort to raise funds necessary for completion of their film.
Business Notebook: American 1 Credit union opens Milan branch, Pints...
Jackson-based American 1 Credit union has opened a new branch in Milan to further the banking institution's reach into Washtenaw County.
Five Things You Didn't Know About Miller's Shoe Parlor in downtown Jackson
While dozens of restaurants, bars and retail shops have come and gone over the years, Miller's Shoe Parlor has been a cornerstone in downtown Jackson since 1912.
Jackson officials to debate the merits of allowing select city data...
Jackson officials will vote this week on whether to allow certain city records to be made readily available to the general public.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Police: 14-year-old girl takes mom's car, arrested for fleeing and eluding
A 14-year-old girl who took her mother's vehicle was arrested after she attempted to flee from police and left the roadway.
Trial delayed until June in case of teen accused of shooting another teen after Promise Bowl
A trial has been delayed until June in the case of a teen accused of shooting another teen after last year's Promise Bowl.
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
DICKERSON , Katie L. and Michael J., of Jackson, a daughter, Lucille Anna, born April 14, 7 pounds, 13 ounces at Allegiance Health.
"If this was a death penalty state, you'd be getting the chair!" says judge
Saying that the convicted killer's murder was by far among the worst "cold-blooded murders" he has seen, Jackson County Circuit Judge John McBain threw the book at Camia Gamet.
State of Michigan
A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Eric McCullum, #120287
The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to consider the possible parole of Eric McCullum, #120287.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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.