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Ashburn leads his first commission meeting Friday, 13 October 2017 13:38

The Jackson County Commission recently held their first work session led by Commission Chairman Mike Ashburn.

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Austin sentenced to 45 years Tuesday, 10 October 2017 16:07

Terrance Austin, age 29 of Hollywood, has plead guilty to the murder of Ruby Durham, age 88 of Scottsboro.

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Hodges attends last meeting Thursday, 05 October 2017 19:00

Jackson County Commission Chairman Matthew Hodges attended his last County Commission meeting last week.  

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On Friday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that she has appointed Mike Ashburn as Jackson County Commission Chairman.


Current commission chairman, Matthew Hodges announced his resignation from the position effective September 30.
In her announcement Ivey wrote, “As one of my appointees, you will be making important decisions that directly affect the citizens of Alabama. I have made honesty and integrity a priority in my administration, and I know that you will embody these two vitures while serving the people of Alabama. Please plant to aattend all meetings within reason, be a good steward of the taxpayers’ money, and work in your position to instill trust in state government. The responsibility that comes with this appointment is not to be taken lightly. I trust that you will rise to the occasion and set a standard for others to follow.”
Ashburn was appointed as the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director in 2013. Prior to that he was the assistant EMA director.
Ashburn is married to Debbie Sharp Ashburn, has a daughter, Courtney Hales, a step daughter, Melissa Worobic, and grandson, Avery Hales.
Ashburn will officially take office on October 1, 2017.

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