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    Covid Claims Two More Jackson County Citizens

    By Sue Caldwell
    In the weekly update from Cumberland Valley Health Department, Tyra Barrett, Harm Reduction Coordinator, posted there have been two more deaths in Jackson County. She said the individuals were a 65-year-old male and a 79 year old female. She also reported there were one new Covid related death in Clay County as well. The numbers for the weekly update in Jackson County are 92 confirmed, 46 probable, and 88 recovered. As well as the two deaths earlier reported.

    Board of Education Members Make Decision On Masks

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    In a press release on behalf of Jackson County Schools Superintendent Mike Smith, Tonya Combs reported the Jackson County Board of Education held a special board meeting on Thursday, September 16, 2021, and the school board members, who were all in attendance, made a decision concerning face coverings in Jackson County Public Schools facilities. The determination to wear a face covering by students and staff will be based on the COVID-19 Mode of Instruction Metrics for K-12 Education. Based on the Incident Rate Map, a determination will be made each Thursday for the status of the upcoming week.