Jackson County returns to top 20 in Ohio with regard to highest COVID-19 occurrence

Gov. DeWine again welcomes medical professionals to discuss continued rise in hospitalizations and ICU admissions

For the first time in several weeks, Jackson County made the top 20 list for Ohio counties ranked by highest COVID-19 occurrence per 100,000 people.

Gerald Adams

Gerald Adams, 74, of Chillicothe, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 28, 1946, in Jackson, Ohio, to the late Minnie Iona Manering Adams. On Nov. 7, 1965, he married his high school sweetheart, the former Bonnie Atwood who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Angela Adams-Lunsford and Melissa […]

Wanda May Stiffler

Wanda May Stiffler, age 70, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis. She was born March 23, 1950 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Clyde and Agnes (Brumfield) Ewing. She is survived by her children, Terri (Scott) Keeton and Tony (Lori) Stiffler; grandchildren: Pamela Whaley, Austin Stiffler, Sierra Stiffler, Kenleigh Stiffler, […]

Wellston Council meeting to be streamed via Facebook Live

Wellston Council President Connie Pelletier recently announced that the upcoming Council meeting, set for Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., would be closed to the public.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, Jackson City Utility Office lobby closed for present time

Due to a limited workforce due to COVID-19 precautions, the Jackson City’s Utility Office lobby will be closed to the public until further notice.

SOCOG Board to meet via electronic communication Dec. 3

The Southern Ohio Council of Governments (SOCOG) will hold its next board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. via electronic communication. 

Jackson County Veterans Commission meeting canceled

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the monthly meeting of the Jackson County Veterans Commission, which was set for this Monday, Nov. 30, has been canceled.The meeting will be rescheduled, but no date has yet been set.

Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center meeting set for Dec. 8

The regular monthly meeting of the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center (GVESC) Governing Board will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. via Zoom Meeting.

Jackson Township Trustees Meeting CANCELED

PLEASE NOTE: The Jackson Township Trustees meeting scheduled for Dec. 1 has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

COVID-19 exposure closes Jackson County BMV/Title Office

Due to a recent COVID-19 exposure, the Jackson County Clerk of Courts Title Department and Bureau of Motor Vehicles Deputy Registrar office at 502 McCarty Lane in Jackson will be closed on Monday, Nov. 30.