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State Audit On Jackson Co. Found Eight Findings

A state audit found eight findings against Jackson County with three regarding financial statements within the mayor’s office. The State Comptroller’s report released Monday found a required adjustment to the county’s general fund. Mayor Randy Heady said some $490,000 of receivables were placed in the wrong ledger. “What happened was the receivables were put in, and then, we just failed ... Read More »

Jackson County Asking Air BnB’s to Get Business License

Jackson County wants all Air BnB clients to make sure they have a business license so occupancy taxes can be collected. In January of 2020 an occupancy tax went into effect for the county. While the tax has brought in $15,000 in revenue, Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said word of mouth indicates some clients are not paying what they ... Read More »

Jackson Co. Receives Restitution For Stolen Money

Jackson County has received about $50,000 in insurance and restitution for the theft of about $25,000 by a former county clerk. Mayor Randy Heady said the majority of the money will go to unpaid monthly wheel tax payments. “Because of the missing money in the clerk’s office, we were unable to pay a month and maybe, a little more than ... 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 »

TDOT Grant Gives Jackson County Airport New Tractor

Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said his airport got exactly what it needed. A new tractor will keep the grounds clean of brush and small trees, which has been an issue for Jackson County since 2019. Heady said this equipment came together with help from the state. “We’ve been having a difficult time keeping that clean, so TDOT Aeronautics called ... Read More »

Customized Jackson County Face Masks On The Way

The Jackson County Mayor’s office will provide residents with 4,000 free customized face masks. Mayor Randy Heady said the plan is to get the community excited to wear a mask and start a trend in the county. “We are proud people, and the community spirit is strong here,” Heady said. “I am hoping they are proud to put that mask ... Read More »

Jackson County Mayor Against Mask Requirements

Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said mandated mask wearing will not happen in Jackson County at this time. Governor Bill Lee’s executive order gives county mayors the option to require residents to wear masks in public. Heady said the issue should be handled by the state, not the counties. “I did not see this coming,” Heady said. “I did not ... Read More »

Clay And Jackson Team To Provide More Water For Residents In Need

Jackson and Clay County are teaming together to provide reliable water for residents who rely on well and spring water. Residents in the Mate Allen, Sneed Hollow, and Sycamore Hollow Road areas face no water source during dry months. Jackson Mayor Randy Heady said this project is mutually beneficial. “It’s about almost four miles, counting Jackson and Clay County in,” ... Read More »