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Jackson proposes $11.9 million budget

November 26, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city of Jackson's proposed budget for 2020 — at $11.9 million — is roughly $20,000 higher than the city's amended budget for the current year.

Jackson's 2019 Can-a-thon underway

November 26, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city of Jackson, in partnership with the Salvation Army, has once again started the holiday giving season off with its program to provide food for families in need this holiday season and throughout the next year.

Local officials, lawmakers discuss threats to 'home rule'

November 26, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Threats to home rule in terms of residential building standards and controlling short-term vacation rentals — such as Airbnb — were among the topics of discussion at a legislative delegation meeting held Monday at The Brickery in Jackson.

Jackson City Council recognizes Hospice Month

November 25, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The Jackson City Council on Nov. 19 honored workers who care for patients in a hospice setting.

Incumbents return in Jackson, Flovilla races

November 6, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Voters in Jackson and Flovilla on Tuesday decided to retain several incumbents in city council elections.

City of Jackson recognizing National School Lunch Week

October 15, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city of Jackson is recognizing National School Lunch Week Oct. 14-18.

Jackson approves trail construction bid

September 4, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The construction of the trail is being funded by a $200,000 federal grant that requires a $40,000 match from the city. The matching funds can be contributed to the project by the city in the form of labor or other in-kind services.

Jackson moves to regulate sidewalk displays

July 22, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The Jackson City Council is weighing proposed rules to govern displays set up on sidewalks outside of downtown businesses, changes to regulations on the size of homes permitted in the city and higher fees for the collection of bulk waste.

Jackson receives praise in latest audit

July 3, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The audit reviewed the fiscal year that ended Dec. 31, 2018. The report, prepared by McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks and Co. LLC, an accounting firm based in Macon, showed the city’s finances are in good standing at all levels, city officials said.

Community comes together to clean up Jackson

June 19, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Dozens of volunteers fanned out across the city of Jackson on Saturday as part of the city’s Clean City Task Force litter cleanup day.