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Calendar of Events

Please be sure to visit "What's New in Jackson County" for more information on these events and other news happening in Jackson County.

Current Events

Dec 25 & 26    HOLIDAY

Christmas Holiday - Jackson County Offices Closed

  • Garbage & Recycling Service will not run on Dec. 25
    Services will run one day behind
  • Whispering Pines Golf Course 
    • CLOSES at 4 p.m. Dec. 24 through Dec. 25
    • OPEN December 26
  • Seaman Road Landfill closed all weekend also
  • Animal Shelter is also CLOSED Wednesday, December 24
  • Animal Shelter is OPEN Saturday, December 27
 Jan 1 & 2    HOLIDAY  New Years - Jackson County Offices Closed
  • Whispering Pines Golf Course is ONLY closed January 1
  • Landfill is closed all weekend
  • Garbage & Recycling Service will not run on Jan 1
    Services will be one day behind
  • Animal Shelter is OPEN Saturday, January 3
 Jan 28    EVENT  State of the County Presentation

Regularly Scheduled Meetings & Events

Monthly Meetings 
The following hold regularly scheduled meetings each month.  Click on the appropriate link to view the schedules, minutes and find contact information.

  • Board of Supervisors -
  • Planning Commission -
  • Other appointed boards & commissions -
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Special Events
The following departments hold various special events throughout the year that welcome the community to enjoy and get involved with.  Click on the appropriate link to find out more about these events.

  • Sheriff's Department -
  • Solid Waste -  
  • Recreation - Horse Arena -

Gospel Sing, Rodeo, Bass Fishing Tournament  
Coastal Clean-up, Amnesty Day
Weekly schedules, special events 

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Holiday Schedule
Most County offices are closed during hoildays listed below. In addition to the holidays listed, the County may recognize any other holidays proclaimed as such by the Governor of Mississippi and approved by the Board of Supervisors, which would typically include New Years Eve (Dec. 31), the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve (Dec. 24).

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Robert E. Lee/Martin Luther King’s Birthdays (Third Monday in January)
  • Presidents’ Day (Third Monday in February)
  • Good Friday (Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday)
  • National Memorial Day and Jefferson Davis’ Birthday (Last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Veterans’ Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Last Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Whispering Pines Golf Course is open on most holidays. Please contact them to verify.