Thursday Mar 13
The Montgomery Advertiser
Bill would raise state's minimum wage
When Beth Clayton was working minimum wage jobs to get through college, she couldn't afford to buy her textbooks.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
A Georgia man led officials on a chase that began in Flat Rock and ended in Scottsboro.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Paint Rock prepares for weekend without police
The town of Paint Rock in Jackson County is a few days away from no longer having a police presence.
Byrd sentenced to 6 months house arrest, 6 months probation
Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd will spend the next six months under house arrest, followed by six months probation.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Byrd's sentencing on state charges delayed
The Mississippi Press reports his sentencing hearing on the state charge will be March 13 in the Jackson County Courthouse.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Jackson Co. road closure proposal met with opposition
The Jackson County Commission is considering a request by the school board to close a road that runs next to a school.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bidding begins for last in series of Jackson Co. shelters
Jackson County is in the middle of building the largest number of community storm shelters in the state.
Jackson County authorities seek public's help finding missing woman in need of medication
Authorities are seeking the public's help finding a missing woman who is in need of medication, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Woodville man charged with arson in January house fire in Jackson County
A Woodville man was arrested Thursday and charged with arson in connection with a Jan. 27 house fire, according to Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Paint Rock to discuss disbanding municipal court
The town of Paint Rock in Jackson County is expected to examine the possibility of disbanding its municipal court system, but not everyone in town supports the idea.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Man charged with threatening police to appear in court
A Jackson County man charged with threatening a Paint Rock police officer, the police chief and his family is set to appear in court Monday afternoon.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Ashland Daily Tidings
Jackson County Commissioners cancel meetings
Among those are 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26 and March 5 public meetings usually held in the Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium, the 9 a.m. Feb. 27 and March 6 staff meetings and the 9 a.m. March 4 work session.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The week ahead: Feb. 17-23
The city of Decatur is looking to save money by doing away with the year-round ice rink at Point Mallard, making it a seasonal event instead.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Arrest made in Jackson Co. shooting
Jackson County officials have arrested a suspect in a shooting that occurred around noon Saturday.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Paint Rock council considering dissolving municipal court system
A small Jackson County town is considering the prospect of abolishing its municipal court system, and some feel it's a political effort to next dismantle the police department.