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A primetime run for the needy neighbors of Jackson

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Participants in Friday evening’s Advance Packaging 5,000 run/walk will not only be running for personal bests or awards, but for their neighbors in need. For the 17th consecutive year, Advance Packaging Corp. is hosting a race in the Citizen Patriot Run/Walk Series that will donate all … Continue reading

Local youngsters say ‘au revoir’ for a few weeks

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Almost 20 fifth- and sixth-grade students boarded a bus at Frost Elementary School on Thursday afternoon — but it wasn’t for a typical ride home. Instead, they said “au revoir” to friends and family as they headed to France. Participants in the Back-to-Back exchange program, a Jackson … Continue reading

Albion City Council hoping resolution allowing it to levy bonds on two major projects opens area up to new businesses

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot The Albion City Council showed a proactive spirit toward bringing new businesses to the area Monday when it passed a resolution that allows it to levy future bonds on a pair of major projects. The council voted unanimously to allow bonds to be issued for an … Continue reading