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    Two Arrested on Drug Related Charges

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    In a report from Jackson County Sheriff Deputy Zachary Bryant, a joint effort between he and City of McKee Police Chief Johnathon Sizemore, resulted in the arrest of a McKee woman and man on drug and other charges. Deputy Bryant said on Wednesday, March 13, he and Chief Sizemore, were investigating complaints of drug activity at a residence on CCC Bottom Road in McKee. During the investigation, the officers contacted the homeowner, Debora Powell, and asked if there were any drugs in her home. According to Bryant, she told them she did have a small amount of marijuana inside her residence and gave the officers consent to go into the home and get the marijuana. Once inside Powell's residence, officers noticed scales, a large quantity of baggies, and other items consistent with trafficking in drugs. After looking around the house, Deputy Bryant found a large bag, which contained additional marijuana and, on the nightstand, Bryant also found what appeared to be Suboxone and a firearm. The firearm serial number had been altered.

    Jackson County Football Has a New Head Coach

    By Angela Gabbard-Byrd
    On Tuesday, March 12, a meet and greet was held at the Jackson County Technology Center Auditorium, when students and parents were able to meet the new Jackson County Generals Football Coach Travis McDaniel and his staff. Coach McDaniel has 14 years of coaching experience with numerous championships under his belt. He is positive, principled, passionate and driven to see his vision of the Generals “taking the hill” this fall. McDaniel said, “This is not a me thing, this is a we deal.” There are high expectations for the Generals during this building period.