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Public Information Officer

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

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    National Garden Month

    After spending the past few months inside it is now time to get out and get your hands dirty. April is National Gardening Month so get out and grow. Read on...
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    National Volunteer Week

    Volunteers are what enhance many of the Parks + Rec Department’s attractions, events and programs. Read on...
  3. Medical Examiner receives new technology

    With the help of new technology, the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office plans to save hours working on cases. The nearly half million-dollar x-ray machine was recently installed and is already making a difference. Read on...
  4. Food Assistance Program to fund 27 additional agencies

    Jackson County is awarding an additional $500,000 to local food distribution agencies through the Food Assistance Program. The county awarded $543,700 to agencies in October of 2020. Read on...
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    Detention Center promotes four female officers to Lieutenant

    The Jackson County Detention Center recently promoted four female corrections officers to Lieutenant. 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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