The announcement came earlier in the week that I would be leaving my role in Scottsboro for an opportunity in Kentucky. While I was doing my best to be a good dad from two states away–traveling on weekends to see them and FaceTiming often–I could never be my son’s baseball coach or attend my daughter’s gymnastic practices on Thursday evenings. Now I can.
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Cox will lead a group of publications in Kentucky and Tennessee. His final day of work in Scottsboro will be Friday, Dec. 14. A search for the next manager of Jackson County’s newspaper of record is underway.
Ken Bonner will retire as Advertising Director of the Jackson County Sentinel after 24 years of service to his community through local media, nearly 15 of which were spent with the Sentinel. He was integral in the success of several initiatives, such as the launch of Jackson magazine, a focus on digital products such as the newspaper’s website and the adjustment to an abbreviated publication cycle.
Each year the public gets excited and worked up about candidates, their qualifications and vision. From the local level all the way up to the federal government, the state of affairs are a hot topic. The most intriguing aspect, however, might be the electorate’s understanding of the details, or lack thereof.
We’re excited and honored to serve this community by recognizing the people, places and things that make it a special place to live. We invite you to participate in one of several opportunities to be a part of those efforts this fall.
Communication breakdowns can, and often do, cause very real problems on a larger scale. When communicating and interacting with those around us, we should remember to be as clear as we can. And as one of my favorite expressions says, in a world where you can be anything – be kind.
If you’re driving down Parks Avenue this week, you’ll see a bright pink newspaper rack in front of Big “C” Drugs. The proceeds from every copy of the Sentinel sold from this rack during the month of October will be donated to Beauty and the Beast, a local organization that works diligently to raise money and provide financial assistance to breast cancer patients in Jackson County who are undergoing treatment.
This October, the Jackson County Sentinel is partnering with local charity Beauty and the Beast to bring about heightened awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Beauty and the Beast is a local organization that works diligently to raise money and provide financial assistance to breast cancer patients in Jackson County who are undergoing treatment.