Pay It Forward Fridays

Pay it Forward Fridays is a way to honor someone going above and beyond in the Jackson County community. Every Friday we will have a new post about someone doing great things in Jackson County, whether for the environment, education, business or other areas. JaxCoHome would love to hear about these local heroes. If you know someone that is a champion for the community, complete the nomination form here.

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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Pascagoula teacher shows passion for students’ growth

Many people know teachers don’t do what they do because of the glamorous lifestyle it offers. A lot of teachers do what they do because they want to help others not only learn, but love to learn. They might be inspired by previous teachers who helped them love...

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Scientist preaches importance of estuaries

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is filled with unique ecosystems provided by its estuaries. Estuaries are usually found where rivers meet the sea, creating a body of brackish water, which is a mixture of fresh and salt water. Often called nurseries of the sea, estuaries...

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