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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 »

Van Buren Schools Considering Three Projects In CTE Building

Van Buren County Schools will consider using the remaining funds from an ISM grant to make upgrades to the county’s CTE building. Director of Schools Jared Copeland named new HVAC units in the building two front classrooms and new LED light fixtures as two of the highest priorities. The board considered replacing the building’s tile flooring with either polished concrete ... Read More »

Sparta Has Most Of Bockman Way Lit With New LED

The Sparta Electric Department is nearing the completion of a project to install brighter LED streetlights on Bockman Way. Electric Utility Manager Belva Bess said the project came from necessity as manufacturers are no longer producing the old incandescent lights. She said the project started at the eastern city limits and has reached the intersection of Bockman Way and Moore ... Read More »

Baxter Changing Regulations On Subdivision Lighting

Changes in Baxter regulations will require subdivision developers to install their own streetlights, releasing the city from that responsibility. Building Inspector and Codes Officer Bob Lane said the need for a change has arisen now that a handful of subdivisions are under construction. He said the city has been installing wooden streetlights and paying per-light through a deal with Upper ... Read More »

Hooper Eblen Center LED Lights Replaced For Upcoming School Year

A $20,000 light replacement project just finished up at the Hooper Eblen Center. Athletic Director Mark Wilson said the project replaced LED lights that were installed about eight years ago. “Players want to play in good light, so they can see to make the plays that they are expected to as a Division 1 college athlete,” Wilson said. “We have ... Read More »

Van Buren Schools Awarded $400K Grant Providing Energy Upgrades  

The Van Buren County School System has been awarded a $400,000 TVA Uplift Grant and Solar Pavilion. Director of Schools Cheryl Cole said this grant will address lighting at Spencer Elementary and Van Buren County High School. Cole said a preliminary location of the solar pavilion has been determined. “It’s an outdoor classroom and they came and looked at the best ... Read More »