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Posted on: October 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Hurricane Zeta Information for Jackson County (Updated 10/29/20 @2:20pm))

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The Jackson County Board of Supervisors proclaimed a Declaration of Local Emergency, Monday, October 26th, 2020, in advance of then Tropical Storm Zeta.  

COUNTY OFFICES - CLOSURE (Updated 10/29/2020 @ 2:20 p.m.)
County offices will be CLOSED, Thursday, October 29. AND Friday, October 30
*** The Circuit Clerk's Office WILL BE OPEN from 8 a.m. - 5p.m.   They will also be OPEN on Saturday, October 31 from 8a.m. - 5p.m.***
At this time, we plan to resume normal business hours on Monday, November 2.

Garbage and Recycling services will not run on Thursday, October 29 due to significant power line and tree debris in the roadways. Residents will result in services being delayed by one day for the rest of the week. Waste Management will resume regular schedules on Monday, NOv. 2

The Vancleave Hurricane Shelter, located at 5500 Ball Park Road, opened at 3:00PM on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

All recreation facilities, to include parks, ballfields, and arenas are closed as of today (Tuesday, Oct. 27).
All athletic (and otherwise) practices and games have been cancelled or postponed. 

SANDBAG LOCATIONS (Self-Serve, please bring a shovel)

  • Ocean Springs - Public Works Department, 712 A Pine Drive
  • Moss Point - New Central Fire Station, 4204 Bellview Street
  • Gautier - Behind City Hall, Highway 90
  • Pascagoula - Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Rd
  • West Division Roads Department - N. Washington Avenue (Hwy. 609), Ocean Springs
  • Central Division Roads Dept - 8500 Jim Ramsey Road, Vancleave
  • East Division Roads Department - 10825 Hwy. 63, Moss Point
  • Forts Lake Fire Department - 10701 Forts Lake Road, Moss Point
  • Escatawpa Fire Station - 3801 Sentinel Dr, Moss Point
  • Fontainebleau Fire Department - 3901 Hwy. 57 South, Ocean Springs
  • St. Andrews Fire Department - 1401 Elm Street, Ocean Springs

Residents are encouraged to follow the Jackson County Government Facebook page for updates as details become available. Residents are also advised to begin storm preparations.

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