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Board of Assessors Board Appointments

Board of Assessors: The Jones County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for consideration for the voluntary appointment to the Board of Assessors representing District I, II, and III starting January 1, 2020 fir a 6 year term. It is the duty of the Jones County Board of Assessors to: Value Property – assure that all…

Planning and Zoning Board Appointments

Planning and Zoning Board: The Jones County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for consideration for the voluntary appointment to the Planning and Zoning Board representing District I and District IV, starting January 1, 2020 for a 5 year term. The Duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission are to conduct public hearings and make…

Jones County Board of Commissioners seeking approximately 2 acres of land

The Jones County Board of Commissioners is searching for approximately 2 acres of land located in close proximity (approximately within 5 miles) of the Convenience Center currently located on Highway 18 East (1587 Ga. Hwy 18 East). If you have property that you would like to be considered, please give Jason Rizner, County Administrator a…

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We Welcome You

In today’s fast-paced and bustling society, it may seem impossible to find a place that offers both tranquility and excitement within the same area. Jones County, in Middle Georgia, is such a place, offering businesses, families, and retirees an endearing and affordable lifestyle.

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Keep Jones Beautiful

The Keep Jones Beautiful Commission was started in 1978 by Carol Brittain. Under her direction, it won two National First Place awards which were presented to the KJB Commission in Washington, D. C. In 1981 Carol Brittain received the Professional Leadership Award which was one of the four awards presented in the United States. The…

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Jones County History

Jones County is rich in history and natural beauty. Originally inhabited by the Creek Indians, Jones County was part of the frontier settlement when it was partitioned from neighboring Baldwin County on December 10, 1807. Named for James Jones, a prominent Savannah attorney, Georgia legislator and United States Congressman, Jones County sat on Georgia’s southwestern…

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Visit Carol’s Park

Located adjacent to the Jones County Courthouse in downtown Gray, this park offers picnic tables, benches and a gazebo. This park was named for Carol Moss Brittain upon her retirement as the Clean Community Coordinator after 18 years of service. She designed and over saw the development of the park. This park provides a quaint,…

DEPUTY CLERK (full time) MC20-01209

The Jones County Magistrate Court Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for a Deputy Clerk for Magistrate Court. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must have good public relations skills and extensive computer skills and be a self-starter. Criminal Justice background and work experience preferred. Knowledge of…

NOTICE: Magistrate Court-Video Conference Proceeding during Statewide Judical Emergency

The Honorable Lewis J. Patterson will preside over Criminal Preliminary Hearings June 17, 2020, beginning at 9:30 A.M. This proceeding will be conducted completely by video conference using Zoom during the Statewide Judicial Emergency. To attend the proceeding, you must contact us prior to the start of the proceeding to be provided with the link….

Vote by mail dropbox

We have placed a dropbox for vote by mail ballots and other elections related correspondence at the Government Center.  It’s located to the right side of the entrance doors, and painted white and yellow to match your ballot envelope.

Groundskeeper (full-time) GC20-3201

The Jones County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for a Groundskeeper. This position requires light to heavy manual labor and involves working in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to safely use common hand tools, garden/yard equipment, and various power tools. Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and High School diploma…

Laborer (full-time) PW20-12331

The Jones County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for a Laborer. This position requires light to heavy manual labor and involves working in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to safely use common hand tools, garden/yard equipment, and various power tools. Must have High School Diploma or GED and valid Georgia driver’s…

Lake Jonesco Golf Course

Good morning Jones County. We will be closing Lake Jonesco Golf Course on Monday’s only for the foreseeable future. We are allowing the public to come fish on Mondays while we are closed to Golfers. I know this will upset some and others will be glad they can fish. This decision is made in efforts…

OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE EFFECTIVE – MARCH 23, 2020: Public access restrictions to various County facilities.

Maintenance Worker (Full- Time) PR20-03104

The Jones County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the full time position of Maintenance Worker for the Parks & Rec Department. Applicants must be able to work 2nd shift hours. The applicant must have 1 year experience with maintenance equipment, cleaning equipment, and hand tools. The position will be responsible for performing routine…

NOTICE: Magistrate Court update

Pursuant to an “order declaring judicial emergency”, signed by Georgia supreme court chief justice Harold D. Melton, magistrate court will only be conducting “essential” court functions, as described in the “order declaring judicial emergency.” Magistrate court Civil filings: This court will accept new filings and answers including “statement of claims”, “dispossessories”, “foreclosures of personal property”,…

RECREATION FACILITY UPDATE

Letter from Jones County Admin Office March 13th, 2020 Re: Recreation Activities After consulting with Emergency Management officials, the Board of Commissioners, and various other Parks and recreation Departments, Jones County has decided to follow suit with the Jones County School System and cancel all recreation events for two weeks, effective immediately.  This includes practices…

BASEBALL and SOFTBALL signups for Hwy 49 park

JCAL Registration at Highway 49 3 dates left for registration   We’ve had someone donate 2 sets of 2 tickets for the Feb 25th Macon Mayhem Hockey home game. JCAL will be holding a drawing for each pair of tickets.   To be entered in the drawing. All you have to do Is come sign…

JCNL BASEBALL / SOFTBALL SIGNUPS

MORRIS BANK RECREATION COMPLEX is about to kickoff with baseball and softball season. JCNL sign ups dates are listed below Location: 146 Recreation rd  in the Football Boardroom Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-8pm from Jan 21st – 30th Saturdays 10am – 2pm  Jan 25th & Feb 1st   Please make sure you bring your child for…

REC BASKETBALL SIGN UPS

REC BASKETBALL SIGN UPS ARE STILL HERE.  SO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LONGER SIGN UP DATES.

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Jones County, Georgia
P.O. Box 1359
Gray, Georgia 31032-1359
Office: (478) 986-6405
Fax: (478) 986-6462

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Office will be closed on July 3, 2020 in observance of July 4th.
OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - EFFECTIVE MAY 7, 2020
Public access restrictions to various County facilities.
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