What's New in Jackson County
They’re Here! The new 35 gallon rolling recycling carts have made an unexpected early arrival at some homes in the unincorporated areas of Jackson County this week. The new larger carts feature wheels, a sturdy handle, and a lid with clear information about what should be placed inside. It is expected to take about a month to get the carts out to all 26,000 households in the unincorporated areas of the County.
On August 19, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors recognized the Hurley Hurricanes Girls Soccer Team as the 2013 U-12 National Champions of the State Games of America. The team won the Bronze Medal in the 2013 State Games of Mississippi then went on to win the national award in Hershey, Pennsylvania on August 2-4. The Team was presented a plaque and each player received a certificate for their exemplary performance and bringing back such a distinguished title to Jackson County.
On June 17, the Jackson County Supervisors recognized County Information Systems Director Robert Sema upon the occasion of his retirement. Mr. Sema will officially retire at the end of the month after 29 years of service with the County.
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