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Courts this week: Hearings scheduled for man accused of killing...
Jackie Dale McConnell has a preliminary examination in Calhoun County District Court.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival still on tap for noon Saturday despite Jackson power outage
A Jackson County employee hooks up an industrial generator for the third annual Southern Michigan Beer Festival at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
State Rep. Mike Shirkey says Jackson will have 'more strength' in Lansing with his run for Senate
If Republican state Rep. Mike Shirkey is elected to the state senate, he said Jackson will have greater strength in Lansing than it does now.
Energizing Education efforts paying off; program planned for more Jackson County schools
That's not the case anymore, though, as 8-year-old Hason is among 11 recent graduates of Energizing Education, a program with a lofty goal of having all Jackson County students reading at grade level by third grade.
Jackson County strikes oil, prepares for second oil well
While Jackson County hasn't seen any cash yet, it is seeing some black gold bubbling up from a piece of property the county foreclosed on in 2011 .
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to car vs deer crashes, dog running into traffic
Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports for Thursday, March 6, to early Friday, March 7, deputies responded to 42 calls for service, conducted 39 traffic stops and made 2 arrests.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Top 5 things to do in Jackson includes beer fest, maple festival, Taste of the Irish Hills and more
More than 2,300 people wandered around the American 1 Credit Union Events Center during the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in 2013.
Jackson Current: Camia Gamet found guilty of first-degree murder,...
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Construction begins next week at US-127 and I-94 in Jackson County
PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation will be making repairs to the US-127 bridge over I-94, including repairs to the northbound US-127 ramp to westbound I-94, and the westbound I-94 ramp to southbound US-127.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Accident Involving Columbia School District Bus
Thursday around 7:37 am, Deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to Cement City & Turk Roads in Columbia Township for a traffic crash involving a school bus.
Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival: 5 brews you haven't tried
Now in its fourth year, the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival at Jackson County Fairgrounds has grown to include approximately 200 kinds of beer and hard cider from around the world.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies investigate possible...
11:21 a.m., Sgt. Watson responded to the area of Roxbury Circle in an attempt to locate a suspect in an arson of an occupied dwelling on Steward St. in the City of Jackson.
Bus crash sends 6 elementary students to hospital
Authorities say six elementary students were taken to a hospital with what were described as minor injuries after a crash involving a school bus in Jackson County.
Blackman Township chiropractor, his office manager charged with insurance fraud
A Blackman Township chiropractor and his office manager are facing insurance fraud charges for allegedly billing Blue Cross Blue Shield for services that were not provided, a Michigan State Police detective said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Police have man in custody they suspect may be involved in Steward...
A 25-year-old Jackson man suspected in the fire of an apartment building, was taken into police custody Tuesday afternoon.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Prosecution has rested its case in Camia Gamet murder trial; Gamet to testify for defense
The prosecution has rested its case in the Camia Gamet murder case, and her lawyer is to present his witnesses beginning the afternoon of Monday, March 3. Gamet, 31, will be one of them, taking the stand to testify in her own defense, her attorney, Anthony Raduazo, told Jackson County Circuit Judge John McBain.
Fourth annual iCreate Poetry Contest to be held at Michigan Theatre on Wednesday, March 5
The contest, started by Westwinds Community Church, is open to Jackson County students in third through eighth grade and this year includes the work of students from 10 schools.
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
BACKUS , Elsa B. and Christopher R. Jr., of Jackson, a son, Christopher Robin III, born February 25, 6 pounds, 11 ounces at Allegiance Health.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies investigate tractor larceny, non-injury accidents
The driver was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant. 6:42 p.m., Deputy Moore was dispatched to I-94 near Dearing Road in Sandstone Township for a traffic hazard.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Letter: Renovation at Cascades are needed to avoid closure of falls
The Cascades renovations are needed. They are a key Jackson County and Michigan asset that need to be revitalized for the next 50-plus years.