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JC to emphasize recycling with new residential waste services contract
On June 17, Jackson County Supervisors approved a new five year residential waste services contract with Waste Pro for the approximately 26,000 households in the unincorporated areas of the County. The contract will take effect on July 1. With the continued service of Waste Pro, residents will not see a change in their scheduled pick up days, however, County officials are hoping to see a transformation and increase in curbside recycling participation by residents.
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
JC recognizes retiree Robert Sema’s 29 years of service with the 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. 

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
“Puppy” Love is in the Air as JC Animal Shelter and HSSM partner to save lives

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.

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2013
JC Head Start ‘hand’ delivers a special ‘thank you’ to the Board

Representatives from Jackson County Head Start delivered a special ‘thank you’ to the Board of Supervisors. During the May 6 Board meeting, JC Head Start Program Director Vanessa Gibson along with parents, Lovonia Cunningham and Veto Roley, expressed their appreciation to the Board for continued support of the agency. They also presented them with “Flower Hands” – a framed piece of artwork made by 5-year old student McKenzie Magee.

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013
May 5-11 Proclaimed Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Goodwill Industries Week in JC

The Jackson County Board of Supervisors proclaimed May 5-11 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week during their May 6 board meeting. They also proclaimed May 5-11 as Goodwill Industries Week in recognition of the services provided by the non-profit organization.

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013
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Road Dept. re-opens Shore Dr. in Gulf Hills

The Jackson County Road Department re-opened a section of Shore Drive in the Gulf Hills Community. County road crews replaced cross drain pipes to improve storm water drainage in the area.

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by Nicole Grundel
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