Jackson County Schools had the eighth-highest rate of reportable crimes in North Carolina for grades 9-13, according to 2015-16 data from the state Department of Public Instruction.
Jackson County Public Schools
New legislative measures have Jackson County’s public schools’ administrators on edge, as the ramifications of a bill modifying the required average class size for elementary students begin to unfo
Teachers are busily assembling their classrooms, parents are double-checking supply lists and students are counting down the remaining days of summer vacation as the first day of school approaches.
Two major grant contributions have been made to organizations in Jackson County through the Golden LEAF Community-Based Grantsmaking Initiative, a program designed to infuse money into community pr
The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has named an interim manager to fill the void left by Chuck Wooten, who retired June 30.
The controversial House Bill 2 signed into law by Gov.
It’s budget season again in Jackson County, and commissioners are drawing closer and closer to finalizing a document to guide spending for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
If you are looking for a reason to vote in the unusual second primary on Tuesday, consider this.
Voters will return to the polls on Tuesday for a special tax referendum vote and, for Democrats, another go at a congressional primary.
The Jackson County Public School system has completed its search for a new principal at Blue Ridge Early College, selecting a nearby county administrator for the position.
Jackson County is set to take out a substantial loan to plug some holes in Jackson County Public Schools’ maintenance budget, providing extensive repairs to failing roofs on several buildings.