County News

Communications Director


Angie Jeffries AJeffries@jacksongov.org 816-881-1391 (o) • 816-878-1930 (c) • Current News Releases & Media Advisories
  1. New Jacomo Facility

    Jackson County Parks + Rec Improvements

    In addition to the new bike share station at Longview Trail, approximately one mile of the trail’s surface at the south end of the trail around O’Donnell Park has been repaved. Read on...
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    Delinquent Land Tax Foreclosure Sale

    The 2017 Delinquent Land Tax Foreclosure Sale concluded August 26 and the results were very encouraging. Read on...
  3. Planning After JCDC Facility Assessment

    A nearly 450-page facility condition assessment report of the Jackson County Department of Corrections Complex concludes that Jackson County should pursue a new corrections facility to serve the community. Additional Info...
  4. Cleanup August 1

    End of Year COMBAT Cleanup and Rx Drug Take Back

    Jackson County COMBAT and County Executive Frank White, Jr. welcomed neighbors, volunteers and The Kansas City Police Department out to Oak Park neighborhood for the final cleanup and prescription drug take back of the year. Read on...
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    Detention Center Volunteer Training

    A group of nearly 100 volunteers help to fulfill the spiritual needs of the inmates at the Jackson County Detention Center each year. Almost half of them gathered Saturday at the center for their annual Refresher Training session. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County COMBAT hosts community picnic

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Join Jackson County COMBAT in celebrating recovery and drug and violence prevention at COMBAT's Community Picnic. Read on...
  2. County Executive appoints new COMBAT Director

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is pleased to announce the appointment of Teesha Miller as new Director of Jackson County COMBAT. Miller succeeds Dr. Stacey Daniels-Young, who retired last month after serving eight years as COMBAT’s Director. Read on...
  3. Jackson County names new Deputy Director of Corrections

    Jackson County is proud to announce the newest Associate to its Executive Team. Diana Turner will serve as Deputy Director of the Jackson County Department of Corrections. Read on...
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