Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. Police pursuit ends with a train crash in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A police pursuit beginning around midnight on Saturday morning in Jackson County ends in a train crash. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, deputies were involved in a chase that ended at Highway 72 and AL 65 in Paint Rock.


  2. Police: WCU student, employee charged after illegally installing camera in residence hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | FOX Carolina

    ... as a graduate community coordinator for the university during the time of the incident. West was taken to the Jackson County Magistrate's Office where he was charged and then released on a $20,000 secured bond. West will appear at the Jackson County ...


  3. Jackson County prepares to make budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... cut all they can. Their only option now is to reduce manpower. As early as the week of October 1st, the Jackson County Courthouse may close on Friday for county departments. Unaffected state offices would remain open. Chairman Matthew Hodges says ...


  4. Jackson County leaders, agencies, discuss future in light of looming cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County officials are discussing what's next for the county and this week, briefed county employees on what to expect in light of a failed one cent sales tax increase vote. This week budget discussions are at the forefront for several Jackson County leaders.


  5. Jackson County Courthouse to open late TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    An employee meeting will cause the Jackson County Courthouse to delay opening this morning. The doors should open at 8:45 a.m. The employees will be discussing the future of the county and budget issues.


  6. Alabama law enforcement chief warning of driver's license office closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... that's going to give us more to do, and we'll do it with what we've got, so we'll just wait and see," says Jackson County Probate Judge Victor Manning. Collier says voters should call their representatives and tell them to support Gov. Robert ...


  7. Murphysboro man sentenced to prison for possession of cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KFVS12

    A Murphysboro man was sentenced to four years in prison for unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver. Deborez L. Taylor, 30, of Murphysboro was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for the unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver after pleading guilty in a Jackson County Circuit Court on August 6. On October 15, 2014, police officers and agents of the Illinois Department of Corrections Parole division were conducting parole compliance checks upon various individuals.


  8. Ripley Believes Rally plannedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Jackson County Community Foundation in partnership with the City of Ripley and the Jackson County Board of Education is sponsoring the Ripley Believes Rally at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 on the lawn of the Jackson County Courthouse. The greater Ripley area was selected earlier this year as one of 50 quarterfinalists in the America's Best Communities contest.


  9. Bridgeport residents hope Google data center will 'make people sit up and notice Jackson County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Alabama Live

    ... or Earth, use Gmail or watch a video on YouTube, you're supporting a data center like the one to be built in Jackson County. Patrick Gammons, senior manager of Data Center Energy and Location Strategy for Google, has called data centers the "engines ...


  10. Carbondale man sentenced for attempting to escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County State's Attorney announced Friday that a Carbondale man was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for escape. On June 22, 2015, Charles Thomas, 23, of Carbondale, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after a probation violation.


  11. Governor Branstad Presents Jackson County Supervisor Buck Koos with Lifesaving Award.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KCRG

    Governor Terry Branstad presented Jackson County Supervisor Larry "Buck" Koos with the "Lifesaving with Valor" award at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines today. On Sept.


  12. Cuts could include scaling back county employees to a 4-day work week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County is preparing to make at least $700,000 in cuts after voters rejected a one-cent sales tax increase. County officials are starting to meet with department heads to give them figures on how much they need to trim their budget. 1 comment

  13. Taking Action: Officials investigating a 're-shipping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    "We were contacted by law enforcement in Polk County, Florida, about a stolen credit card case they were working," said Captain Eric Woodall with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. "The credit card purchased some items and the items were delivered to residents in Jackson County."


  14. 16-year-old charged after smash-and-grab at Stevenson pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... ng to give that out at this point, but it was several thousand and the street value was around $65,000," said Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnan.


  15. Teen accused of stealing $65,000 in pills from Jackson County pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Alabama Live

    A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the early morning burglary of a Jackson County pharmacy. The boy, whose name is being withheld due to his age, is charged with second-degree theft of property, third-degree burglary, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm without a permit, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said. 4 comments

  16. Jackson County man to ask for youthful offender status in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A Jackson County man charged with possessing child porn wants a judge to grant him youthful offender status. Matthew Westlake is set to have a youthful offender status hearing Wednesday.


  17. Barry Whitton appears in court for two hearings ahead of September murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - Tuesday, Barry Whitton had not one, but two hearings to handle matters before his trial September 9th.


  18. 2 die in fiery crash with 18-wheeler in StevensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Jackson County Coroner John David Jordan said they were in a Ford Focus on U.S. 72. They turned in toward a side street near Family Dollar but turned in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler, he said. Both people in the Focus were killed.


  19. Fatal motorcycle crash in Jackson County not reported until next dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Alabama Live

    Troopers report that the crash occurred at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday on Jackson County Road 81 in Flat Rock. The 2007 Yamaha motorcycle left the road.


  20. Dozens spent weekend at camp, learning wilderness first aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - A couple dozen people spent their weekend at Camp Jackson in Scottsboro, to take an intensive, 16-hour course on wilderness first aid.