News Line for Jefferson

Petition started to break Windstream monopoly
In a response to what appears to be Windstream’s empty promises to upgrade “sub-par Internet service,” a Jefferson woman has started a petition to rally support for another option for an Internet service provider in the county.
Source: Jackson County News

Jefferson Police Department awarded $10,000 safety grant
The Jefferson Police Department was recently awarded a $10,000 public safety partnership grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Atlanta.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

Jefferson elects new mayor
Jefferson elected a new mayor Tuesday to replace current Mayor Jim Joiner, who announced earlier this year that he would not seek re-election.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald