Why Race?

Feb 20, 2018

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For many runners, circling the neighborhood a few times a week suffices. I know I like the flexibility to step outside and choose where I run, how far, if I get coffee after… factors that help my run fit


Welcome JACK, Jackson’s New Mascot

Jan 19, 2018

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Experience Jackson is excited to introduce JACK the Elephant to Jackson County. JACK was introduced as a character in our Experience Jackson coloring book two years ago. JACK visits many of our Jackson County assets such as the Cascades, Sparks


Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017


By Laura Dwyer Schlecte & Jacqueline Austin, Think Jackson, LLC We have all heard and realize the importance of shopping local.  You hear it all of the time … “buying local boosts the local economy” … &ldquo


Splash Pad

Jul 24, 2017

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If you’re looking for a fun-filled, bucket list-type day, we’ve got a solution for you. In late June, the Jackson County Parks Department completed a long anticipated splash pad project at The Cascades in Jackson. With


Experiencing History in Jackson

Jun 23, 2017

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While we may not have the historic walking tours of plantations that they do in the south, or John Quincy Adams house tours that Boston offers, Jackson has a rich and vibrant history of its own and one worth experiencing.


DeLand and the Underground Railroad

May 15, 2017

Charles Victor DeLand Charles Victor DeLand not only left his mark on local, state and national history; remnants of his presence linger today, providing history lovers with a unique opportunity to experience Jackson’s past. DeLand (1828 -1903) had many


Jackson County Airport Flight Line

Apr 06, 2017


This issue from the Jackson County Airport includes project updates, annual recognition awards, 2017 event information, and more! Jackson County Airport – Reynolds Field Newsletter


How to Kill 3 Hours in Downtown Jackson: For Wedding Parties and Guests

Mar 30, 2017

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I’ve been there, so I can relate. You’ve just prepared for and sat through a wedding ceremony and now you have several hours to kill.  Well fear not, downtown Jackson is the perfect venue to


Fairy Festival Tips from the Head Fairy

Mar 28, 2017

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This is Jackson School of the Arts 10th Annual Fairy Festival and as Head Fairy, I have some important facts and tips you'll want to know to have the best time ever.   What to do before: The


Dramatic Escape Years in the Making Led to 30 Hours of Freedom

Mar 23, 2017

Dale Otto Remling concocted one of the most well-known prison escapes in Michigan’s history - all from his Michigan State Penitentiary cell. With the help of a few outside accomplices, he hopped aboard a stolen helicopter and flew


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