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Marshanna Hester, • Office (816) 881-1391 • Cell (816) 878-1930 • Current News Releases & Media Advisories 

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    Jackson County Executive announces $500,000 food assistance program

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. is announcing today a food assistance program that will provide funding awards to area food agencies in support of their efforts to minimize hunger amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    County's longest trail bridge set on the Rock Island Trail

    Jackson County’s Rock Island Trail took a major step toward completion with the setting of the Wildwood Bridge Wednesday morning. Read on...
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    Captain Bob Tuttle Retires

    Captain Bob Tuttle is retiring from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office after 42 years of service. He has been the Division Commander for Courthouse Security for several years. Read on...
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    New Chief Administrative Officer

    Sylvya J. Stevenson was introduced as the next Chief Administrative Officer for Jackson County during Monday’s Legislative meeting. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County successfully allocates $122 million in federal CARES Act funding

    Jackson County announces today that it has successfully allocated the $122,669,998 in federal CARES Act monies it received to address urgent needs across the County caused by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  2. Jackson County Executive issues statement in response to VA’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan

  3. Jackson County waives online fees for this year’s property tax payments

    In a continued effort to provide safe and contactless customer service for their residents, Jackson County is announcing today that it is waiving the online convenience and electronic check fees for this year’s property tax payments. Read on...
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