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JCBOE discusses teacher, instructor contracts Wednesday, 21 March 2018 15:21

The Jackson County Board of Education began their recent meeting with policy questions from Board member Charles West.

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New TVA in lieu of tax bill passed Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:58

The third TVA in-lieu-of tax bill since 2015 has been  passed. 

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SBOE announces consolidation of schools Friday, 09 March 2018 16:17

The Scottsboro Board of Education voted last week to approve the proposed consolidation plan.

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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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