Enville, TN

Gerdau investing $67 million in plant expansion

Gerdau announced on Friday upgrades to its Jackson steel mill on the northern edge of town. The investment will expand the location’s merchant bar product range and operational competitiveness, while improving the flexibility of Gerdau’s network of mills. ...
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Columbia College softball advances to next round of NAIA tournament

HENDERSON, TENN. (KMIZ) Columbia College softball won the opening round of the NAIA tournament over Madonna 3-0. This is the Cougars 24th win in a row. Monday's game was led by Jacey Meyer and Emily King who both drove in runs. On the mound, Lexi Dickerson pitched a complete games...

High food prices are causing issues for local food banks and soup kitchens

JACKSON, TENN (WNBJ)- With high food prices due to inflation, local food banks and soup kitchens have seen a decrease in donations and an increase in those seeking assistance. “Financial contributions are pretty steady, but food donations have dropped pretty significantly in the last six weeks or so," said RIFA Executive Director Lisa Tillman.
Chester County Independent

News from the Enville Community of Chester County

Hello from Enville! I hope all moms had a wonderful Mother’s Day. We had a great day with family at decorations and lunch at our house; then, we decided to take our daughter and son-in-law’s pontoon out for a ride. It was a good day for it!. We...

Prysmian Group Announces $30 Million Investment in Jackson, TN to Add Optical Cable Capabilities

The Investment strengthens Prysmian's commitment to support broadband development in North America. HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY / ACCESSWIRE / May 16, 2022 / Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces a $30 million investment in its Jackson, TN plant to meet the increasing demand of optical fiber broadband connectivity driven by Federal and State stimulus packages. Prysmian's total optical cable investment in North America now stands at $115 million, with the Jackson project adding to the $85 million announced last year.

Bonnie Faye Pelc

Bonnie Faye Pelc, 80, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at Henderson County Hospital in Lexington, Tenn. She was born Dec. 16, 1941 to the late Vernon Montgomery and Vannie Lee Tucker Montgomery in Decatur County, Tenn. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Mickey Montgomery and one sister, Rita Hicks. She was a cook at Decatur County Manor for three years and was a member of Bath Springs Baptist Church.

Made in Tennessee: McNairy County News

Selmer, TN. (WNBJ)- About 40 minutes outside of Jackson in Selmer, Tennessee the McNairy County News founded in 2008, is a county paper that is quickly gaining traction in the community. Melanie King (Owner/Publisher) informed us that, “the McNairy County News was founded by Tom Evans. He came here and started the paper in 08 and then retired in august—at the end of July in 2020.”

Ruth Evelyn Rogers Sarafi, 83

Ruth Evelyn Rogers Sarafi, age 83, passed away, on May 8, 2022. Born near Sardis, TN, she was the daughter of Henry Clarence & Ruby Jane Rogers. She was the beloved wife for over 60 years to Zoltan W. Sarafi and was the wonderful mom of Trina Sarafi-Reinach (and husband, Stephen) and Mindy Sarafi-Wiggin (and husband, Matthew). She adored being Meemaw to her grandchildren, Julia Reinach and Jacob Reinach, and Grandma to her grandson, Nicholas Wiggin. She was beloved as Aunt Ruth to her many nieces and nephews. Ruth was the sister of Ferman Rogers, Fred Rogers, Dale Rogers, Geraldine Ailing, and Fanny Gainer, and sister-in-law of Evelyn Rogers, Trevor Rogers, Dean Rogers, Karen Rogers, Ron Ailing, Marion Gainer, Erwin Busch, and Margaret Busch.