What's New in Jackson 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.
The Jackson County Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of South Mississippi have changed their relationship status. That’s right, in an effort to save the lives of as many animals as possible they are now, in Facebook terms, “In a Relationship”. The “courtship” will take place over the next three months as HSSM competes against 50 other shelters in the ASPCA Rachel Ray $100K Challenge. The two organizations are going to use this time period as a trial basis for a potential long term relationship.
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