Brandon Shields, The Jackson Sun

Brandon Shields

The Jackson Sun

Jackson, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Brandon:

Defining food insecurity

Something that most of us have a problem with is new words or phrases. It’s human nature to be cautious with the unknown, particularly when we have a perspective of something we think we know more about than what we actually do. Judging from a few questions I’ve gotten from readers and comments made on story links on our social media sites, there seems to be confusion regarding a term that I’d… → Read More

School closings for Nov. 12, 2019

Wintry weather moved into rural West Tennessee late Monday. Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing throughout the region on Tuesday. Schools are already announcing their classes are closed for the day. Districts/schools who have announced are listed below: Jackson-Madison County Lake County Trinity Christian Academy Read or Share this story: → Read More

JMCSS Board members, state legislators clash over recall bill

One school board member left the meeting early out of frustration. → Read More

New United Way CEO trying to raise awareness of organization

Matt Marshall is a little more than a month into his new role as the president and CEO of United Way of West Tennessee. → Read More

Budget amendments approved in Jackson City Council meeting

The Council also approved an amendment that creates more transparency in monetary shifts during emergencies within the City budget. → Read More

Samuels to stay on as Jackson Fire Department chief

Samuels had been serving as interim chief for more than a year. → Read More

Jackson employee commended for 'doing the right thing'

Willie Ledbetter saw a car on fire, flagged the driver down and put it out before something bad happened to the driver and her daughter in the car. → Read More

Students get to 'shop with a cop' at Academy on National First Responders Day

Ten students who've done well so far this school year were chosen to be a part of the event. → Read More

Remains found this week identified as belonging to Phillips

Her remains were located after dogs found her skull while running in the woods on Oct. 19. → Read More

Local Bahai followers celebrate bicentennial of Bab's birth

Local Bahai followers celebrate bicentennial of Bab's birth → Read More

Sheriff officer was backed into a corner at Liberty

Sheriff officer was backed into a corner at Liberty | Opinion → Read More

A birthday, 12,000 students and 11 counties in a month for Miss TN Volunteer

A birthday, 12,000 students and 11 counties in a month for Miss TN Volunteer → Read More

Trunk or Treat gives 14,000 people a good time on Monday

This was the 12th annual event for kids to get candy close to Halloween. → Read More

Officials investigating incident involving SRO, student at Liberty

Video of the incident went viral on Monday. → Read More

UM Lambuth sets up pantry to help food insecure students

A number of students have food insecurity concerns at the UM Lambuth campus in Jackson, and different student groups look to solve the issue. → Read More

Sisk juggles different roles leading TCAT, Jackson State CC

Jeff Sisk is already busy with his duties as the president of the Jackson campus of Tennessee College of Applied Technologies. → Read More

Victims' families deserve respect in missing person cases

Victims' families deserve respect in missing person cases | Opinion → Read More

Jay Rogers' family finds meaning in his death 7 years later

It's been 7 years since Jay Rogers succumbed to cancer, but his family still finds meaning since his passing. → Read More

Trunk or treat events affected by weather forecast

2 events set for Jackson this weekend have been postponed or canceled because of rainy forecasts for the weekend. → Read More

Unified JMCSS board can help JCM, stadium construction

Unified JMCSS board can help JCM, stadium construction | Opinion → Read More