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  jacksonsun.com | | Jackson news, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds. Serving Jackson, TN
Dianne Odell, the nation's longest living survivor in an iron lung, died at age 61 Wednesday, but her life story and the blessing of her spirit continue in the people who knew her.
The latest session of the Tennessee General Assembly drew to a close on Wednesday.
And as always, the result of this year's efforts was a mixed bag of both good and bad results.
www.jacksonsun.com   (545 words)

  
  Jackson, Tennessee - LoveToKnow 1911
At Jackson, also, are St Mary's Academy (Roman Catholic); the Memphis Conference Female Institute (Methodist Episcopal, South, 1843), and Lane College (for negroes), under the control of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church.
Jackson is an important cotton market, and is a shipping point for the farm products and fruits of the surrounding country.
Jackson was settled about 1820, incorporated as a town in 1823, chartered as a city in 1854, and in 1907 received a new charter by which the sale of intoxicating liquors is forever prohibited.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Jackson%2C_Tennessee   (273 words)

  
  Jackson, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee.
Jackson was the original home of Tennessee's only native automaker, Marathon Motor Works.
Jackson was also home to Casey Jones, a train engineer who, before colliding with a stalled train, told his fireman to jump to safety but himself died at the throttle saving the lives of his passengers
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackson,_Tennessee   (485 words)

  
 Tennessee history, preservation and educational artifacts
Jackson considered himself a "man of the people" and was known to be able to hold his own when it came to drinking, fighting, and gambling at the cockfights often held in the frontier communities.
Jackson was appointed Provisional Governor of the region, but resigned the post in 1822 to return to Tennessee where he was elected back to the United State Senate.
Jackson continued to serve as a Senator from Tennessee and, in the four years that preceded the next Presidential election, worked with his chief political advisor Martin Van Buren to change the way Presidents were elected.
www.tennesseehistory.com /class/Jackson.htm   (2582 words)

  
 Tennessee State Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jackson defeated the Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814, and under the terms of the treaty extracted 23 million acres of land from the Creek nation.
Jackson's mandated movement of Cherokee Indians from Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia to Oklahoma became known in history as the "Trail of Tears." Jackson was not president during the removal, but thousands died along the way due to "the indifference and greed of those charges with executing it," according to Remini.
Jackson died at the Hermitage on June 8, 1845 at the age of 78.
www.tnmuseum.org /exhibitions/permanent/jacksonbio.html   (1256 words)

  
 Jackson-Crockett's Tennessee Guide
Early agriculture in East Tennessee was primarily family farms, which reflects the rock-ribbed self reliance that still typifies the area and which meant few slaves in the 19th Century.
Andrew Jackson is the patron saint of Tennessee politics.
The USS Tennessee is a submarine in the U.S. Navy and is the sixth ship to bear the state's name.
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 Department of Safety Internet - Tennessee Highway Patrol
The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is responsible for the enforcement of all federal and state laws relating to traffic.
Serving the entire state of Tennessee with substations in each of its 95 counties, the THP has district headquarters in eight locations as well as scale houses in 5 additional locations.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is responsible for investigating accidents involving property damage, personal injury, and fatalities.
www.tennessee.gov /safety/thp.htm   (292 words)

  
 Jackson Tennessee Real Estate
Jackson is in the center of West Tennessee and is within a day's drive of 75 percent of America's major markets.
Jackson is also the home to Cypress Grove Nature Park, Pinson Mounds State Archeological Park, Chickasaw State Rustic Park and many great annual events.
Jackson and Madison County have a consolidated school system with a curriculum that emphasizes science and arts as well as a comprehensive vocational training program at the senior high level.
www.relocate-america.com /states/TN/cities/jackson.htm   (610 words)

  
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It can be a cooperative agreement between the high schools, Tennessee Technology Centers, and the community college which gives students a chance to earn advanced credit for skills previously learned.
Or, it might involve identifying those high school courses, including Tech Prep, which are required as foundational courses to prepare the student to succeed at the community college or area technical center without extensive remedial coursework.
Jackson State Community College is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.
www.jscc.edu /users/techprep/definitions.htm   (699 words)

  
 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Now
Jackson Professional baseball team, the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx is a member of the Southern League.
Jackson is known in the region as the "Hub City" because of its central location and excellent highway and rail access.
The mission of the Jackson Arts Council is to offer a broad range of expression and cutural diversity...symphonic music to jazz and bluegrass, from traditional arts and crafts to avant garde contemporary visual arts, from folk dance to ballet, from Shakespeare to improvisional theatre.
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 Jackson County, Tennessee Genealogical Records Information
Jackson County, named in honor of Andrew Jackson, was created by the Tennessee legislature in November 1801.
Agriculture is the oldest enterprise in Jackson County.
The land area of Jackson County comprises 327 square miles and the population of Gainesboro, in the 2000 census, was 879.
www.mytennesseegenealogy.com /tn_county/jac.htm   (1565 words)

  
 CNN - Gore heads home to console tornado victims - January 18, 1999
JACKSON, Tennessee (CNN) -- Vice President Al Gore plans to head to his home state of Tennessee on Tuesday to console victims and assess damage from tornadoes that killed eight people and damaged hundreds of homes.
He plans to travel to the state's hardest-hit city, Jackson, which was the birthplace of his mother, Pauline.
Thousands of people in Tennessee began surveying what was left of their homes Monday after a deadly storm system unleashed tornadoes overnight in western and middle parts of the state.
www.cnn.com /WEATHER/9901/18/tornado.05   (656 words)

  
 Jackson-Crockett's Tennessee Valley Guide
The Tennessee Valley is history, it is culture, it is scenery and it can be a rich and enveloping experience among people who are genuine and giving.
Study a topographical relief map and the Tennessee Valley is a broad, wide gouge from southwest Virginia through East Tennessee to Northern Georgia.
North Carolina renounced its territories west of the mountains with the passage of the xxx Act, and Tennessee was part of the area generally known as the Territory South of the Ohio River.
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 Recreation & Parks - The Children's Museum of West Tennessee
The Children's Museum of West Tennessee was severely damaged in the May 4th Tornados.
The Murphy Hotel, a 1911 railroad hotel, located at 575 South Royal was purchased by the City of Jackson and receives funding from the National Park Service, the Department of the Interior and the Tennessee Historical Committee.
It is being renovated by a non-profit 501(c) 3 board which resulted from the ideas and efforts of Leadership Jackson.
www.cityofjackson.net /departments/recpark/facilities/special/childrens.html   (202 words)

  
 distrust - The Color of Death - A Jackson Sun Special Report
The number of doctors in West Tennessee has nearly doubled in the last 10 years, but fl physicians account for only 6 percent of the total.
West Tennessee is clearly moving in the right direction in attracting fl doctors, The Jackson Sun found.
Mercer, who served for 10 years on the board of West Tennessee Health Care, said race is not as important as having doctors - of any race - reach into the fl community.
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 Jackson, Tennessee TN, city profile (Madison County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Tennessee > All counties > Madison County > Jackson
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jackson was $18,495, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=12484   (751 words)

  
 Jackson, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The attack by Forrest's cavalry was a feint and show of force to hold the Federals' attention while two of his cavalry regiments destroyed the railroads north and south of town.
On December 19, after the Battle of Jackson, Forrest continued his expedition in West Tennessee by moving northward from Jackson.
The Battle of Jackson, designated one of the Civil War's 384 principal battlefields by the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission in 1993, has regional/state significance, because it was an engagement involving elements of the fields armies that had an observable influence on the outcome of the Vicksburg campaign.
www.nps.gov /vick/camptrail/sites/Tennessee-sites/JacksonTN.htm   (394 words)

  
 Jackson Sun - newspaper in Jackson, Tennessee USA covering Jackson local news at Mondo Times
Jackson Sun is a newspaper in Jackson, Tennessee, USA covering general news.
The Jackson Sun is the major news provider for and is delivered to 13 counties throughout West Tennessee.
Jackson Sun contact information is available to Mondo Times Advanced and Professional Members.
www.mondotimes.com /1/world/us/42/2302/5616   (134 words)

  
 Jackson, Tennessee Garden and Plant Nurseries
Jackson, TN 23 miles from center of Jackson.
Jackson, TN 27 miles from center of Jackson.
Jackson, TN 33 miles from center of Jackson.
www.gardenguides.com /resources/nurseries/nurseries-city.asp?dest=Jackson+TN   (177 words)

  
 Toyota Announces New Engine Block Plant in Jackson, Tennessee; Casting Plant Will Supply Engine Production Facilities ...
JACKSON, Tenn., March 28 -- Toyota today announced that it has chosen a 200-acre site in Jackson, Tennessee to build a die-casting plant to make aluminum engine blocks.
The Tennessee facility, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc. will be the third plant of Bodine Aluminum, Inc., Toyota's Missouri-based aluminum block die-casting unit.
The Jackson facility, which will begin operations in 2005 and be expanded over several years, will eventually produce one million units annually; employ 200 team members and have an investment of $124 million.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2003/03/28/158308.html   (668 words)

  
 Welcome To Jackson Tennessee and Madison County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jackson, originally known as Alexandria prior to 1822, changed its name in honor of Tennessee war hero General Andrew Jackson, who was later elected US president.
Jackson proudly features the Casey Jones Home and Railroad Museum (part of the Casey Jones Village) which was named after the legendary railroad pioneer.
Jackson State Community College is home to the new McWerter Center for Advanced Industrial Technologies as well as the West Tennessee Business College.
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 Jackson, Tennessee TN - Motels, Hotels, Inns, Lodging
The Holiday Inn Hotel Jackson is a 135 room full service property located 80 miles East of Memphis, TN and 125 miles West of Nashville on I-40.
The Knights Inn of Jackson is located 2.5 miles from Casey Jones Village Museum, 3.5 miles from histor...
The Ramada Limited Jackson, Tennessee is located at Exit 82-A on I-40 in Beautiful West Tennessee.
www.roadsideamerica.com /hotels_motels/hotels/us-tn-jackson.html   (503 words)

  
 Jackson Tennessee Jobs & Employment - FlipDog Job Search
Job Purpose: The Wound Care Nurse works as a clinical specialist in the field of wound and skin problems and is responsible for providing treatment to an assigned group of patients for a...
A local manufacturing company in West Tennessee is looking for a Manufacturing Manager with 6 plus years experience in the automotive industry.
Jackson has always been noted for its ability to distribute merchandise.
www.flipdog.com /jobs/jackson/tennessee   (752 words)

  
 Jackson Tennessee :: GiveMeJackson.com
We've put together the perfect Jackson Guide for tourists, visitors and for everyone relocating to the Jackson area.
Donations also may be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and sent to The American Red Cross Jackson Area Chapter, 1981 Hollywood Drive, Jackson, TN 38305.
GiveMeJackson.com: The on-line Jackson Relocation and Jackson Real Estate Guide providing information on Jackson area business, entertainment and living.
www.givemejackson.com   (236 words)

  
 Jackson, Tennessee (TN) Commercial Law Attorneys, Lawyers and Law Firms - Martindale.com
The firm has continued since its inception as one of the preeminent firms of Jackson and West Tennessee.
Members of the firm are licensed to practice in all state...
Starting with a local general practice, emphasizing insurance defense, the firm has grown significantly over the years and tripled its office space since...
www.martindale.com /Commercial-Law/Tennessee/Jackson/1426-OOS/firms.html   (480 words)

  
 Jackson Bed Breakfast Inn Tennessee Lodging Hotel Accommodation TN Western
Located in Jackson's North Highland Historic District, Highland Place Bed and Breakfast is within walking distance of a number of interesting homes.
Lambuth University, one of four universities in the Jackson area, is just a couple of blocks west, with Lane College just to the east, and Union University a couple of miles north.
Jackson is home to great restaurants, theatres, an astonishing art gallery, antique and mall shopping, historic sites, and recreational facilities.
www.virtualcities.com /ons/tn/w/tnw4301.htm   (624 words)

  
 Malathion archives, jacksonsun.com - The Jackson Sun - Jackson, Tennessee
ALAMO - U.S. Sen. Bill Frist, in town on Wednesday to receive a farming coalition's endorsement, also got an earful from residents concerned that a massive farming program - malathion spraying to eradicate the boll weevil - is undermining their health.
The skies above West Tennessee are abuzz with warplanes.
There may not be any conclusive evidence about the health risks of the pesticide malathion, but there certainly is no shortage of words on the subject.
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 Jackson Videographer, Jackson, Tennessee Videography, TN Videographers Showcase
Jackson Videographer, Jackson, Tennessee Videography, TN Videographers Showcase
Bulldog Visual Media is a creative marketing firm based in Jackson, Tennessee, and is made up of an award winning creative team who live, eat and breathe advertising and media strategy.
The 10 closest cities to Jackson, Tennessee with Videographer listings are Huntingdon - 30.33 miles, Memphis - 81.41 miles, Franklin - 98.13 miles, Clarksville - 103.78 miles, Nashville - 114.85 miles, Antioch - 118.31 miles, La Vergne - 122.56 miles, Hendersonville - 126.37 miles, Murfreesboro - 130.23 miles, Tullahoma - 134.31 miles
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