Jacksonville

Local barbershop taking extra precautions for coronavirus

MEDFORD, Ore. — During the coronavirus pandemic, staying 6 feet away from someone is recommended. But for local hair salons and barbershops, that isn’t possible. Owner of “Secret Barber Society” in Jacksonville, Christopher Espinoza, says they’re taking many precautions. Before a customer …

New Britt Fest performances announced

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The annual Britt Music and Arts Festival made its latest season announcement Friday. Previously announced performances appear at the end of this article. Blue-collar comedian Ron White will be appearing at the Britt Pavilion on June 25. He’ll be …

Local firefighters return home

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Local firefighters returned to Southern Oregon today after spending weeks helping fight the Australian bush fires. Jacksonville mother gleams with excitement before picking her son up at an airport in Medford. Linda Graham is a local business owner in …

New rules for mushroom hunters at Jackson Cemetery

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery is enacting new rules after it says mushroom hunters are disturbing the property. Jacksonville City officials say mushroom enthusiasts search the cemetery for morels, a fungi often found in luxury food. However, they’re hurting the environment …

Jacksonville Police report 8 car break-ins

Jacksonville Police report 8 car break-ins all over the town of Jacksonville in the last several days. A majority of the vehicles were left unlocked, but in 2 cases windows were broken. Locals said they were surprised this could happen in their …