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Jackson County Health Department Offering Preferred Route For Vaccinations

The Jackson County Health Department is asking residents to take a different route to help with COVID vaccine traffic. The health department is asking residents getting vaccinated to use the Free State Road end of North Murray Street. The health department will be on residents left hand side, vaccinations and testing will be under the red drive-thru cover. The Jackson ... Read More »

Friends Group Selling Books for Gainesboro Library

The Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library Friends group is having an online book sale to help raise money for the library. Junior Member Caleb Hensley said their are titles from many different genres to pick from, thanks to donations. The sale begins Monday and lasts until January 7, and they can be bought online through the friends group Facebook page. ... Read More »

Gainesboro Drafting Ordinance To Limit Outdoor Merchandise

Gainesboro City Attorney Kayla Cantrell is drafting an ordinance with MTAS limiting the allowed amount of items displayed on store fronts. A thrift store within city limits is the focus of the new regulations. Cantrell updated the Board of Alderman Thursday that a final draft would have its first read through during next month’s meeting. “Well, we have had several ... Read More »

Cummins Falls Opens New Visitor Center

Cummins Falls has opened its new visitor center Tuesday morning, a day Park Manager Ray Cutcher has been waiting on for over six years. What used to a be 12 x 12 foot area for park employees to operate from, is now an over 5,000 square foot visitor center. State Senator Paul Bailey said this new look will play a ... Read More »

Gainesboro Bicentennial Park Nearing Completion

Gainesboro Bicentennial Park new playground and pavilion should be publicly available by December. Chamber of Commerce President Jordan Hunter said concrete pouring for the about 600 square foot pavilion begins next week with landscaping for the playground following shortly after. “He will be coming the 19th of this month, so next Monday, to start the concrete,” Hunter said. “Once he ... Read More »

Gainesboro’s Tiny Houses Up For Discussion Monday

The city of Gainesboro is facing push back from its community about a duplex tiny house being placed in its historical district. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the lot owner on Murray Street was originally establishing a parking lot but shocked the city when he made plans to rent out dwellings on the property. “We had a tiny house come in ... Read More »

Gainesboro Passes 20-21 Budget

The city of Gainesboro has passed its 2020-2021 budget. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the delays for the budget were due to new alderman being added to the board. “We had our elections in August,” Williams said. “The out going alderman did not feel comfortable voting on a budget that the new alderman would have to obey by.” Williams said the ... Read More »

Jackson County Looks to Create Master Plan for Recreation

Community Leaders from around Jackson County attended an open forum Wednesday night to discuss a master plan for recreation. Botanical gardens to tractor pulls were discussed as ideas to draw people into the county. County Mayor Randy Heady said the plan over the next 10 years, needs to be finding the missing piece between Granville and Cummins Falls. “How do ... Read More »

Gainesboro Park Playground Begins Construction

The concrete pouring for Gainesboro Park’s playground began this week. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the playground equipment is in and should be installed by the end of the month. “It is very exciting for the city of Gainesboro,” Williams said. “I have two young kids, and we are right by there. They are awfully excited right now and can not ... Read More »

Gainesboro Park Construction Should Begin In September

Gainesboro officials are waiting on metal for the pavilion to arrive to begin the park project. Construction should begin in September. Chamber of Commerce President Jordan Hunter said bids for the pavilion, concrete setting, and playground equipment are on budget. “It’s within our budget that we have for the grant, which was $150,000 a year for three years,” Hunter said. ... Read More »