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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CLINTON’S WAR DAYS REMEMBERED

Come to Old Clinton and take a step back in time on May 2 & 3, 2015, when re-enactors from the Southeast recreate the Battles of Sunshine Church, which took place in July of 1864, and Griswoldville, which took place in November of 1864 during Sherman’s March to the Sea. Beneath a windblown battle flag,…

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