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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.

Jackson to unveil new fire truck

May 14, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city purchased a top-mount pump fire truck for $329,000, which will be paid through a 10-year Georgia Municipal Association loan with a 3.69% interest rate, city officials said.

Jackson, Butts County recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 11, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

In separate proclamations, the Jackson City Council and Butts County Board of Commissioners have called attention to child abuse and neglect, promoting partnerships between government, faith-based organizations, civic groups and others as key to prevention.

Jackson mourns loss of police lieutenant

April 1, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

While with the Jackson department, Stephens served for some time on the Butts County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team. Stephens was also previously part of the police department’s two-officer investigations unit.

Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin honored during Women’s History Month event

March 25, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin, center right, was honored among several other female leaders from Georgia by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan during a Women’s History Month celebration March 18 at the state Capitol.

Jackson comes in under budget for 2018

March 14, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Jackson’s department heads and staff were praised last week for holding the line on spending during the past year.

Jackson comes in under budget for 2018

March 13, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

According to statements presented to the council, the general fund was expected to take in $3.4 million in 2018, but by the end of the year had collected $3.48 million. Expenses out of that fund were budgeted at $3.4 million, but only $3.12 million actually went out.

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.

Jackson announces Arbor Day program

February 11, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

City officials and the Jackson garden clubs will plant three trees during the program. The city will also be recognized by the Georgia Forestry Commission as a Tree City for the 27th consecutive year

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