A regional nonprofit that serves those with mental illness and developmental diseases won't have to close any offices in the 13-county area it serves to deal with the latest round of state budget cuts.
JEFFERSON - Jackson County Finance Director John Hulsey and County Manager Darrell Hampton are working with Jackson County's nine municipalities and three school systems to perform an audit of personal property - one that could bring more tax revenue to the county.
August 17, 2009|
By Claire Miller
Times regional staff
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.