Stay Safe Ohio Order addressed Friday



“Our new order goes into effect today,” said Gov. Mike DeWine during the Friday, May 1 COVID-19 update. “Not much new there that we haven’t already talked about here. But, I do want to indicate the name: Stay Safe Ohio. It’s not a stay at home order. We have reached a new stage, but it doesn’t mean the virus has gone away.”

Candidates for Jackson County races make post-election comments



Candidates for county-level offices in Jackson County issued statements following the release of the voting results from the Unofficial Count of the primary election on Tuesday, April 28.

GJMV: Place recyclables in bins at drop-off sites



The City of Jackson would like to remind local residents that a second drop-off recycling site is now available on Harding Avenue across from the city’s Eddie Jones Park. The other site for drop-off recyclables is by the City Garage on West Main Street. The second site was opened after the city at least temporarily suspended its curbside recycling service.

Jackson School Board to hold special meeting Monday night



The Jackson City School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at Jackson High School, room 110. 

Wellston Board of Education meeting for May 4 canceled



The special-session meeting of the Wellston City Board of Education which had been scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, May 4, has been canceled.

Jackson City Council committee meetings scheduled



During the Monday, April 27, meeting of Jackson City Council, two committee-level meetings were scheduled. Councilwoman Marva Colby, chair of the Police, Fire and Traffic Committee, has scheduled a committee meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, May 4, at the Jackson City Council chambers.

JCEDP’s Sam Brady pens letter to local stakeholders



Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) Executive Director, Sam Brady, recently sent an open letter to local stakeholders in the area in an attempt to guide them to resources for personal protective equipment (PPE) as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Czechlewski, Aston update commissioners on local COVID-19 situation



The Jackson County Commissioners were once again provided an update on the ongoing fight against COVID-19 in the local area earlier this week courtesy of Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Robert Czechlewski and Health Commissioner Kevin Aston.

Mayor Evans invests his salary for city’s betterment



Jackson Mayor Randy Evans has taken the first step toward honoring a campaign pledge he made while running for mayor in 2019 with the Jackson Fire Department being the beneficiary.

Many ideas but no decisions for upcoming Jackson High School graduation



Three outside voices caused the Jackson City Schools Board of Education to avoid making a decision about the planned May 22 graduation ceremonies for the Jackson High School Class of 2020.