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JTrans Partners Install New Bus Shelters – After the Storm

In the Fall of 2017, Jackson County Transportation, Inc. of Florida (JTrans) partnered with the City of Marianna, Jackson County School Board, and DHM to install brand new 12’ by 5’ bus stop shelters. October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael destroyed both shelters. On Friday, February 8, 2019, the City of Marianna, Jackson County School Board, JTrans and Melvin Engineering joined forces to replace and rebuild what Hurricane Michael destroyed. Both bus shelters are at their original locations: On Orange Street, across from St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, and the corner of Jefferson and Clinton Streets, adjacent to the Jackson County

Jackson County explores old Dozier School grounds, looking to build a museum

As part of the Endeavor project, Jackson County leaders are considering converting the old Dozier school dining hall into a historical and educational museum for residents and visitors alike to benefit from. The 10,000 square foot space they envision as a museum destination to showcase various aspects of the diverse history and abundant natural resources of Jackson County, including generations of agriculture in the County, the diverse tapestry of African-American families of the area, and the vast 111-year history of the Dozier school.