Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. Attend 2013 Frantic Frog Triathlon at Goosepond Colony and Stay at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... will include a 400 meter swim, 24K bike race and 5k run. The triathlon is a sanctioned fundraiser for the Jackson County Chapter of the American Red Cross. All monies raised during the event will remain in Jackson County, AL community. The race is ...

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  2. Pot by mail lands man in Jackson County in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... lane. They're transported by U.S. Mail, UPS, Fedex, all the different delivery companies just everyday," says Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen.

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  3. Woman, 47, accused of robbing two businesses on same day absconded from paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MLive.com

    A Henrietta Township woman accused of robbing two Jackson County businesses on the same day absconded from parole in November and has previously served time for armed robbery. Kimberly Kitley, 47, was arraigned on two counts of armed robbery before Jackson County District Court Judge Darryl Mazur on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Kitley is accused of robbing an Admiral Gas station and an Amercia's Best Value Inn within a 21-hour period Monday, Jan. 25. In both cases, Kitley allegedly entered the businesses, in both Leoni and Blackman Townships, respectively, and robbed the clerks at gunpoint, police have said.

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  4. Democrats and Republicans both vote March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Altus Times

    Jackson County Election Board Secretary Jennifer L. Wilson reminds citizens that this Friday, Feb. 5 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the March 1 Presidential Preferential Primary Election. "Both Democrats and Republicans can vote in the March 1 election," said Wilson.

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  5. Jackson County prepares for potential severe weather threatRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - The Tennessee Valley is under a slight risk for severe weather Tuesday, with a slightly higher risk in northwest Alabama.

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  6. 'Tornadoes likely' in north Alabama during Tuesday stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    ... risk of severe weather within 25 miles of any point included in the risk window. Only the eastern half of Jackson County, extreme eastern Marshall County and all of DeKalb County are not included in the "enhanced" risk. Those areas are in included ...

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  7. Alabama ranks among states with most February tornado touchdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Lawrence County into western Morgan County . One person was killed in the EF-4 that tore through parts of Jackson County . The only other EF-4 tornado that has been recorded in Alabama in February happened in Tuscaloosa County on February 23, 1975. ...

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  8. Security to ramp up at Jackson County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors announced Thursday that an armed security personnel will be patrolling the courthouse at all times starting immediately. It's a plan that had been in talks for a while, but budget concerns at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office originally postponed it.

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  9. Armed guards now present at Jackson Co. CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    New, stepped up security measures are going into effect at the Jackson County Courthouse, more than a year after a shooting inside the building. The Jackson County Board of Supervisors announced Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 that armed courthouse security personnel will be patrolling the the building "starting immediately".

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  10. Attend 2013 Frantic Frog Triathlon at Goosepond Colony and Stay at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... will include a 400 meter swim, 24K bike race and 5k run. The triathlon is a sanctioned fundraiser for the Jackson County Chapter of the American Red Cross. All monies raised during the event will remain in Jackson County, AL community. The race is ...

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  11. Stevenson PD chief indicted on civil rights violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Alabama Live

    The police chief of a small Jackson County police force has been indicted on charges that he violated the civil rights of a man under arrest. Stevenson Police Chief Daniel Winters, 55, has been indicted on two counts of deprivation of civil rights under color of law, the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance announced Wednesday.

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  12. Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Monday, Jan. 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Catoosa County News

    ... Hartman, of Chickamauga, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. She was 76. She was born in Jackson County, Ala., and resided most of her life in the Chattanooga and northwest Georgia area. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist ...

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  13. Higdon man charged with murder for weekend shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WAAY

    ... Church on County Road 155. The victims -- Barry White, 45, of Walker County, Ga., and William Gilreath of Jackson County -- showed up to pick up a woman who authorities said was involved in a domestic dispute with Cody Lee Wade, 40, of Higdon. ...

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  14. Additional details released in weekend DeKalb County slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Alabama Live

    ... friends to come and pick her up. When the men, Barry White of Walker County, Georgia, and William Gilreath of Jackson County, arrived, Wade tried to get in the car with them and the woman. "When Wade was unable to get in the vehicle, White drove off ...

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  15. Resentencing set for Steven McGilberry in family's 1994 beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Mississippi Press

    The Sun Herald reports Stephen Virgil McGilberry is scheduled for resentencing Nov. 14. He was in Jackson County Circuit Court on Thursday. The 37-year-old McGilberry was 16 when he killed his mother, stepfather, sister and her 3-year-old son with a baseball bat.

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  16. Three Sue Estate of Man Who Killed Himself at Jackson County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KCRG

    Two Jackson County supervisors and a former supervisor have sued the estate of a man who killed himself in the county courthouse in September 2014. A trial scheduling conference is set for Tuesday in the lawsuits filed by Larry Koos, Larry McDevitt and Steve Flynn against Judy Bowling, who is the fiduciary for the estate of Francis "Gus" Glaser.

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  17. 3 sue Jackson County Courthouse shooter's estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Three Jackson County officials, including current supervisor Larry "Buck" Koos are suing the estate of Gus Glaser, the man who shot a gun and killed himself inside the Jackson County Courthouse. KWWL profiled Koos for his actions last year.

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  18. Jackson Co. Courthouse upgrades security systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    It's been almost a year and a half since shots were fired inside the Jackson County Courthouse in Maquoketa. 71-year-old Francis "Gus" Glaser opened fire inside the Board of Supervisors office before turning the gun on himself.

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  19. Investigators probe brothers' murder-suicide in Jackson, DeKalb countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    Investigators from multiple jurisdictions are looking into the early morning slaying of a man found shot to death near a DeKalb County church. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that his office received a "Be on the Lookout" bulletin just before 1 a.m. from Jackson County for a red Ford Ranger that was allegedly involved in a shooting.

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  20. Icy roads emerging with wintry weather in north AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama Department of Transportation said that two roads in Jackson County are starting to see icing on bridges and overpasses. ALDOT said state highways 117 and 277 as well as U.S. 72 have seen icy conditions on elevated portions.

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