Cities In The News


Flovilla cuts ribbon on fire station expansion

July 15, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Flovilla Fire Chief Shane Thompson said the addition, paid for with special purpose local option sales tax funds, gives the fire department an in-door training room, office space and a common area that includes a kitchen, lounge area, laundry facilities and two bunk rooms separated by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom.

New law abolishes Flovilla Municipal Court

July 3, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

City officials said last fall the municipal court was no longer necessary and had become costly over the past several years.

Morgan resigns from Flovilla City Council

April 24, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

While Morgan did not state in the letter the reason for his resignation, Councilman J.C. Hosford told the audience at the meeting that Morgan had purchased a home outside the city limits of Flovilla and was therefore no longer eligible to serve.

Flovilla fire chief announces promotions

February 27, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Three firefighters received promotions, along with new helmets and badges, during a ceremony held as part of the Feb. 18 Flovilla City Council meeting.

Tree Cities: Jackson, Flovilla celebrate Arbor Day

February 20, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Members of the Azalea, Cherokee and Mimosa garden clubs along with Jackson city officials planted three new red maple trees in the City of Jackson Cemetery Feb. 15.

Flovilla Fire Department honor by burn foundation

February 11, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The fire department placed first place in per capita funds raised by firefighters during the drive with an average of more than $2,600 raised by each firefigher. The department was recognized during the foundation’s 22nd annual Firefighters Recognition Luncheon and Awards Ceremony.