Central Point

Central Point schools scale back in-person instruction

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Central Point School District 6 is scaling back in-person learning due to multiple cases of COVID-19 among students and staff. The district released the following statement on Monday morning: All District 6 schools will significantly reduce on-site learning …

Decision 2020: Voter fatigue is real

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The 2020 Election has been historically divisive, but no matter their political affiliation, many Jackson Co. voters tell NBC5 they’re excited to get past this election. Voters tell NBC5 they’re anxious and exhausted. It doesn’t matter who they …

Indoor shelter at the Expo shutting down

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Red Cross is ramping down indoor sheltering operations at the Jackson County Expo. Emergency shelters were opened at the Expo in Central Point and at Phoenix Elementary School after the Almeda and South Obenchain Fires caused evacuations …

Central Point evacuation levels lowered

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Evacuation levels for Central Point residents are now lowered to a level 1 ‘Be Ready,’ according to Jackson County. The city was previously on a level 2 ‘Be Set’ evacuation order, due to a fire that broke out …