County Commission To Enhance Fairgrounds

The Jackson County Commission has elected to upgrade the county fairgrounds using grant money from two different places. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture offered the county a grant for $75,000 to help with renovations on the fairgrounds, provided that the county match the $75,000. The county will be paying the remaining $75,000 with grant money…

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County Takes Advantage Of CARES Act

The Jackson County School Board met in regular fashion on Thursday to conduct their monthly business. Director of Schools Kristy Brown pitched the board an extension of the Family First COVID Relief Act (FFRCA). The FFCRA provides for up to two weeks, or 80 hours, of paid leave due to documented coronavirus illness, quarantine, or…

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Potential New Ordinance Discussed

The Gainesboro Board of Alderman met in regular fashion on Thursday night and discussed the possibility of a property ordinance to enforce the de-cluttering of a local storefront. City Attorney Kayla Cantrell announced that she is working on drafting a city ordinance that would help limit the amount of clutter allowed in front of local…

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