Jackson County’s code enforcement officer, Jeff Barlow, right, is compiling a list of blighted properties, like this one in the Pinehurst subdivision of south Jackson County, so the county can utilize U.S. Treasury money to have them demolished.
Jackson County’s code enforcement officer, Jeff Barlow, right, is compiling a list of blighted properties, like this one in the Pinehurst subdivision of south Jackson County, so the county can utilize U.S. Treasury money to have them demolished. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com
Jackson County’s code enforcement officer, Jeff Barlow, right, is compiling a list of blighted properties, like this one in the Pinehurst subdivision of south Jackson County, so the county can utilize U.S. Treasury money to have them demolished. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com

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