Summer Roadwork In Jackson County

By Ron Brown NEAR CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Jackson County has two projects going on that should make roads safer. After years of planning, work is finally underway on a project to straighten a series of curves on Blackwell Road, north of Central Point. Often known as dead man’s curve, the new alignment should make … Continue reading »

GMO-Free Group Conducts Petition Training

By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND,Ore. — A group is moving forward with their effort to ban what they call a risk to the health of Jackson County residents. GMO-Free Jackson County is group working towards getting an ordinance in place that would ban genetically engineered crops from being grown in Jackson County. This weekend they spent … Continue reading »

Harry & David To Emerge From Bankruptcy

August 30, 2011 MEDFORD, Ore. — One of the largest companies in Southern Oregon is on track to emerge from bankruptcy in less than a month. Harry & David announced today a U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved the company’s reorganization plan. It’s now hoping to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by mid-September. The reorganization … Continue reading »