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Overnight Flooding Across UC

Areas across the Upper Cumberland experienced different levels of flooding overnight Saturday. Luckily, Upper Cumberland EMA Directors are reporting that flood waters are beginning to recede. However, they are warning residents to stay cautious as receding waters can cause further flooding in creek areas. Overton County EMA Director Chris Masiongale said there are still a lot of impassible roadways. However, ... Read More »

Utility Customers Impacted By Flooding

Some Jackson County utility customers may be without water Sunday because of washed away pipes. The utility reports outages across the county. Known outages include: New Hope Rd Schelley Knob Williford Lane Ft Blount Ferry Rd Flynn’s Creek Hunting Creek Rd Riley Creek Rd Pine Lick Rd Crabtree Creek Rd Old SR 85 Hwy Draper Hollow Ln S. Fork Rd ... Read More »

Jackson County Flooding Washes Out Waterlines

Jackson County has experienced significant utility damage due to flooding and rainfall over the weekend. The Jackson County Utility District has seen waterlines washout, leaving many customers without water at this time. Those areas include: New Hope Rd Schelley Knob Williford Lane Ft Blount Ferry Rd Flynn’s Creek Hunting Creek Rd Riley Creek Rd Pine Lick Rd Crabtree Creek Rd ... Read More »

Clay, Jackson Roads Flooded

Numerous roads across Clay and Jackson County are flooded according to emergency management officials. As of 1:30am Sunday, 911 reported flooding along Wet Mill Creek Road, Pitcock Lane, Kyle Street, Williamson Street, Poor House Road, Free Hill River Road, Arcott Road, Turkey Creek Road, New Hope Road, Trace Creek Road Leonard Road, Luther Pedigo Road, and Mack Bean Road. “We ... Read More »

Jackson County Martial Artist Balances Firefighting With Combat Sports

Local Muay Thai fighter Brandon Goolsby is preparing for his next bout, while moonlighting as a volunteer firefighter. Goolsby volunteers for the Central Fire Department in Jackson County. Goolsby said it all started at 12 years old when he decided he wanted to stand up for himself. “I used to get picked on in school and stuff like that and ... Read More »

Jackson County Schools Approve Tentative Summer School Plan

The tentative Summer Learning Camp plan was approved by the Jackson County School Board Thursday night. The schedule approved is June 1 through June 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the tentative plan will become finalized when enrollment numbers are confirmed. “We have a survey that will be going out and then followed ... Read More »

Jackson Co. Recreation Master Plan Nears Completion

Jackson County’s recreation master plan is set to be revealed on April 12th during the next county commission meeting. Engineering Firm Ragan-Smith Associates will compile over 400 survey results and other community comments to create the 10 year plan. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said the top 12 recreation wants were shared during Tuesday’s community input session. “Number one was ... Read More »

Jackson Co. River Cleanup Begins Saturday

The Wildwood Resort and Marina is doing its part this weekend to keep local waterways clean. Its fourth annual Cumberland River Compact’s Adopt-a-Stream cleanup is scheduled for Saturday. Wildwood Resort and Marina Co-Owner Natasha Deane said this year’s goal is cleaning about a mile of river front at Granville’s Veteran’s Park. “Each year, we pick-up about 100 bags of trash,” ... Read More »

Historic Granville Highlighting Women This Spring

Tennessee’s Mayberry town opens for the Spring season on Wednesday in Historic Granville. The 2021 season is themed with women and their contributions. Historic Granville President Randall Clemons said highlighting women from Granville to the White House is about showing their talents and impact throughout history. “We have a wonderful exhibit at the Granville Museum and we have totally changed ... Read More »

Dodson Branch VFD Starting Annual Fundraiser

The Dodson Branch Fire Department is starting its annual door to door fundraiser tomorrow. The door knocking will take place each Saturday in March until the department has visited each residence in Dodson Branch. Volunteer members will follow COVID-19 guidelines while visiting residents. Anyone who is asking for donations will be able to provide paperwork identifying themselves as fire department ... Read More »