TLC Ministries to present Carnival beginning Monday, July 25

Transforming Lives thru Christ, TLC Ministries will be having a Carnival at the Jackson-Vinton Community Action Gym in Wellston from Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28.

City of Jackson to begin hydrant flushing beginning Monday, July 11

Please be advised that the City of Jackson’s Water Distribution Wastewater Collection Department will be flushing fire hydrants and conducting valve exercising which began Monday, July 11.

Third Wellston meeting regarding cats scheduled for Thursday, July 21

Wellston’s Public Health and Safety Committee Chair Teresa Ponn-Lemaster has scheduled the third meeting in regard to nuisance cats within the city limits.

Probation search leads to arrest for possession, firearm charges

Clarence J. Fisher, Jr. was recently arrested during a probation search by Jackson County Municipal Court Probation Officers and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputies at 900 Fairgreens Road near Jackson.

Local COVID-19 cases still high, steadily rising

As the area celebrates more local summer activities and events, persistent increases in cases have led the virus back from single-digit numbers to another formidable presence.

Jackson Area YMCA gym floor to be ready within one week

As of Sunday, July 10, the new gymnasium floor project at the Jackson Area YMCA is expected to be completed in seven days.

Railroad crossings being repaired in, near Jackson

Pictured are crews working earlier this week for the Ohio South Central Railroad (OSCR) repairing the railroad crossing on State Route 93, located between Four Mile Road and Standpipe Road, which is approximately two miles south of Jackson.

Jackson Chamber of Commerce to host Business After Hours Wednesday, July 13

The public is invited to join the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Jackson for the Chamber’s next Business After Hours event on Wednesday, July 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

New manhole to be installed July 14 on East Main Street in Jackson

Starting Thursday evening, July 14, as part of a sanitary sewer improvement project in Jackson, Southern Ohio Trenching will be installing a new manhole in the center lane in front of 480 E. Main Street (between Wendy’s and Walgreens).

Wellston Code Enforcement Director offers update on rental inspections, reminds residents of upcoming grass-mowing deadline

City Code Enforcement Director Ryan Pelletier recently provided members of Wellton City Council with an update on the city’s new rental property inspection program, which he says is going quite well.