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Jackson Industrial Development Can Offer Incentive Packages

The Jackson County Industrial Development Board now authorized to enter into incentive agreements with industries interested in moving into the county. Gainesboro Aldermen and the Jackson County Commissioners passed a resolution allowing the board to offer tax abatement pilot programs. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said the resolution stipulates that incentives will be tied to job creation and attractive pay. ... Read More »

Jackson IDB Closes On Old Eaton Building

Jackson County has closed on the purchase of an industrial building on North Grundy Quarles Highway, vacant for the better part of eight years. Mayor Randy Heady said the Industrial Development Board has been working on a deal for two years. He said he hopes to lease the building to a client that can bring some 50-80 jobs to the ... Read More »

64-Unit Income Based Apartment Complex Possibly Coming To Overton

A 64-unit income based apartment complex could come to Overton County. The Industrial Development Board approved a lieu of taxes for the development for the full county commission to consider. Consultant Ray Evans said the developer is ready to build but needs final approval to start work. “On social media and just around town, a lack of housing is something ... Read More »