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All clear at Eastern Greene, school to resume as normal on Monday

All clear at Eastern Greene, school to resume as normal on Monday

Information from Eastern Greene Schools as released by Center-Jackson Fire on Sunday morning: As of August 26th, 2019, Eastern Greene Schools will resume normal operations after several different agencies tested the air inside of the school. All of these tests came back negative for any harmful substances.

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UPDATE: Center-Jackson Fire on scene of hazardous materials incident at Eastern Greene Middle School

UPDATE: Center-Jackson Fire on scene of hazardous materials incident at Eastern Greene Middle School

UPDATE around 7:45 p.m. = Eastern Greene Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, August 23. Tests are underway to insure air quality. ………. Around 6:30 p.m., Thursday, August 22, Center-Jackson Fire released the following information: “There has been a hazardous material incident at the Eastern Greene Middle School. Some people have been transported to area hospitals for observation. There are no major injuries at this time. The state Fire Marshall’s office is on scene investigating, along with local fire departments. There is no gas leak in the school. As we have more information available we will update. Please disregard rumors on social media. Can follow Center-Jackson Fire Territory social media for updates on official information.”

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Bloomfield man booked into jail for allegedly holding knife to woman’s throat

Bloomfield man booked into jail for allegedly holding knife to woman’s throat

One man was tazed then arrested when officers responded to a domestic situation at a residence on Cold Springs Road in Bloomfield on Monday afternoon. He allegedly had held a knife to a woman’s throat, had broken her phone so she couldn’t call police, then ran from officers when they arrived.  

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Linton man charged after allegedly causing a ruckus

Linton man charged after allegedly causing a ruckus

When a Linton man appeared in Greene Superior Court last Thursday, he was charged with six criminal counts connected to an incident in late July. He’s accused of causing a ruckus in a saloon. He allegedly threatened to knock a man’s head off with a beer bottle, knocked over band equipment, called people bad names and spit in a man’s face.

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Driver accused of reckless driving, passing a school bus on the right, with children waiting to board

Driver accused of reckless driving, passing a school bus on the right, with children waiting to board

An adult woman and five children were waiting for Sam Floyd’s school bus early one morning. When he stopped, with lights flashing and stop arm extended, the kids started to board. Then with two children and the woman still outside the bus, a white Dodge Ram came from behind and didn’t stop. It went around the bus on the right-hand side. There were no injuries, but the pickup truck driver will be charged with reckless driving.

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GCSD warns of telephone scammers targeting Greene County

GCSD warns of telephone scammers targeting Greene County

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a telephone scam involving a caller who says he/she is notifying the recipient of a missed court date. According to the sheriff’s department, the Greene County Courts do not notify individuals that they have missed a court date.

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