NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE The Jones County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 17.62% in the Incorporated tax district and 20.26% in the Unincorporated tax district. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held…

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Blazing Heat Grips Jones County

With heat index readings reaching over 104° this week, here are some precautions and emergency procedures pertaining to heat related injuries. First, the best defense is prevention. •Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink…

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Smoke Detectors Available

PRESS RELEASE Junes 5, 2015 Free Smoke Detectors Available Jones County Department of Fire Rescue   Most people don’t realize that fire claims nearly 4,000 lives a year across the United States.  More than 75% of these deaths occur in the homes where we live.  Recent studies indicate that smoke alarms are present in 46%…

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