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Randy Heady Announces Plan To Run For Jackson Mayor Re-Election

Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady has announced his intent to run for re-election. Heady said that after three-and-a-half years as mayor, he decided there is still more he hopes to accomplish. “I really enjoy what I do,” Heady said. “And secondly, I ran to make a difference in my community. And I’m not finished.” Heady said that his drive for ... Read More »

Jackson 911 Asking Residents To Update Emergency Contact Information

Jackson County’s 911 Department is asking residents to make sure their information is up-to-date when it comes to emergency notifications. Director Michael Smith said that after the storms earlier this month, it’s a good time to remind folks how important correct information is to emergency responders. “If you don’t have your address posted, we can’t find you,” Smith said. “If ... Read More »

Jackson Gains More Land From Surveying New County Building Property

Jackson County receive more land than originally thought in the purchase of its new downtown Gainesboro building. Mayor Randy Heady said that county commissioners approved the purchase of the property contingent on a completed survey of the building. He said the original purchase of about five to eight acres ended up being more than 10 acres. “The property is hillside, ... Read More »

Jackson Schools Approve Bid Fro JCMS And JCHS Parking Lot Project

The Jackson County School Board approved a $79,900 bid for a paving project at the Jackson County Middle and High Schools. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said that the project would be funded out of an epidemiology grant. “Some of the repairs at Jackson County Middle School parking lot will be addressed,” Brown said. “And then the resealing of that ... Read More »

Jackson Schools Approve Almost $200K In Grant-Funded Project Bids

The Jackson County School Board approved bids for almost $200,000 of improvement projects at a meeting Thursday night. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said that the three approved bids were all covered by grant funding. “We’ve been able to make the most of our grant funds and do some of the upgrades and maintenance for some of the buildings that ... Read More »

Jackson To Cover Five Percent Increase In County Employee Insurance

Jackson County will cover the cost of a five percent health insurance increase for county employees. Mayor Randy Heady said that the state’s insurance plan has seen an increase in premiums due to the pandemic. Heady said that the county wanted to do what it could to prevent that increase from affecting its employees. “By adding this $19 a month ... Read More »