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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: May. 14, 2019
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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Apr. 11, 2019
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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Apr. 1, 2019
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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Mar. 25, 2019
Jackson’s department heads and staff were praised last week for holding the line on spending during the past year.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Mar. 14, 2019
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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Mar. 13, 2019
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.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Feb. 20, 2019
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
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Feb. 11, 2019
The real estate news website Curbed Atlanta is name checking the city of Jackson. The city was recently included in an article titled “15 small towns near Atlanta you need to visit right now.” Coming in at No. 11 on the list, Curbed points to Jackson’s prominence in the Netflix hit “Stranger Things.”
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Jan. 30, 2019
In a 3-0 vote, the Jackson City Council on Dec. 18 approved the city’s 2019 budget, a spending plan of $10.8 million, up from the 2018 budget of $10.58 million.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus | Posted: Dec. 28, 2018