What's New in Jackson County
The Jackson County Animal Shelter was awarded a $2500 Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Grant from Singing River Electric on Tuesday. The grant funds will be used to purchase medical equipment that will help improve JCAS Veterinarian Dr. Tiffany Flowers’ ability to diagnose and treat the animals.
Jackson County was recognized as the Coast’s first StormReady County by the National Weather Service Office of New Orleans/Baton Rouge during the June 16 board meeting.
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors proclaimed May 8, 2014 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day during their board meeting today. Intellectual and developmental disabilities affect more than 7 million Americans and their families.
The construction of a 54,000 square foot concrete vessel dry-docking slab marks the completion of the first phase of a $7.2 million infrastructure improvement project at Signet Maritime in the Pascagoula River Harbor.
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Highway 613 near the Temple Baptist Church will be closed to traffic due to railroad restructuring. The work began today, July 14th and is scheduled to be completed late on July 21st. Drivers are asked to drive slowly in the work area and remain alert. The repairs were requested by the Jackson County Board of Supervisors and is being paid for by the State of Mississippi.
Highway 57 between Highway 90 and Old Spanish Trail will be closed beginning Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:30 a.m. through Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. A county contractor will be performing street repairs associated with the Old Highway 57 Project.