Jackson County

Grants Available for Storefronts in Jackson County

PASCAGOULA, MS—The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2018 Façade Grant Program.  Façade Grants are due on April 6, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  These are available for Chamber member businesses and organizations with under 50 employees. ...

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JaxCoHome Proudly Introduces #JaxCoSnaps

Click the image above to view larger. Are you a photographer who enjoys capturing the scenic views of Jackson County? Or even someone who enjoys taking photos at local events? Well, JaxCoSnaps is your next favorite photo-sharing site!  What is JaxCoSnaps? JaxCoSnaps...

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What’s with the Baby in King Cakes?

Click the image above to view larger. King Cakes are a traditional dessert loved by all during the Mardi Gras season. They come in a variety of flavors from cheese cake to chocolate and is known for its sweet icing and colorful frosting. But what’s the deal with...

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January is National Blood Donor Month

Click the image above to view larger. Throughout January, the American Red Cross is celebrating National Blood Donor Month and recognizing the generous individuals who roll up a sleeve to help save lives. The winter months can be especially difficult to collect enough...

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Mission Accomplished for “Operation: Candy Cane”

Click the image above to view larger. Click the image above to view larger. This year’s “Operation: Candy Cane,” sponsored by the XYZ Employee Network at the Pascagoula Refinery, provided gifts for many children in the Jackson County and Mobile areas to help make...

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Getting in the Holiday Spirit in Jackson County

Looking to get more into the holiday spirit this week? Here are some events happening around Jackson County! December 12: The Ocean Springs Carnival Association Second Annual Christmas Carling: 7 to 10 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs Carolers will begin at the Villa...

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Refinery Competition Benefits Backpack Buddies

Click the image above to view larger. Employee Networks at Chevron Pascagoula Re nery hosted a friendly competition throughout the month of July to bene t less-fortunate children in the Pascagoula School District through the Backpack Buddies program. The eight...

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Gifts Sought for the Mississippi State Hospitals

Click the image above to view larger. It is the time of year where the public is asked to consider holiday donations of leisure gift and personal care items for patients at the Mississippi State Hospitals in Whitfield and East Mississippi. The Jackson County Chamber...

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Pay it Forward Friday: Greg Bufkin

Click the image above to view larger. In March of 2016, Greg Bufkin checked himself into the Home of Grace, a faith-based drug treatment center, for three months after a near-death experience from a drug overdose. Bufkin best describes himself to this day as a...

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