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Carl Nelson’s Signature on the Moon Helps Define Him! – by Mike McClain

Sensational Seniors – December 2017/January 2018

This December “Sensational Seniors” article features well-known and involved former Jacksonville citizen, Carl Nelson, whose 36-year career with Hughes Aircraft is a story in of itself. First, however, it is […]

Local Wine Named By Prestigious Journal As One Of World’s 100 Best

On 11/22/17, Quady North’s “Steelhead Run” Viognier was named to the Wine Enthusiast’s List of Top 100 Wines of 2017, at #62. This year the staff at the Enthusiast made their selections from over 23,000 […]

Thanks Trolley & Town Ambassador Brian Roberts!

By Tim Balfour, Executive Director, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

During Victorian Christmas, the Jolly Holly Trolley will be providing entertainment for families while they make memories in Jacksonville. In the driver’s seat will be Brian Roberts.

Many […]

Color Historic Jacksonville

In her Preface to Color Historic Jacksonville, local artist Anne Brooke says, “Living in Jacksonville for 24 years gives me a special vision of the many facets of this historic community. Driving into town, a […]

Jacksonville’s Lucky Valley Press Announces Book by Antonius Laenen

The Journey: An escape from Nazi-occupied Europe during WWII by Antonius Laenen was released on November 7, 2017

Think about traveling to the Middle East or Africa for a vacation and then having a war break […]

Jacksonville’s 2017 Victorian Christmas Schedule

2017 Regular Weekend Activities,  December 2&3, 9&10, 16&17, and 23:

  • 11:00am-4:00pm – Father Christmas, Carolers, Town Crier, Cider, Jolly Holly Trolley Stop & Shop Excursions
  • 11:00am-3:00pm – Beekman House Holiday Tours, Beekman Bank Tours (not […]

Voices of the Valley: How Climate Change is Affecting Our Lives

Dan Bish struggles with what trees or native plants to stock and recommend in his Talent nursery business as summers get hotter. For farmworkers Maricela Ruelas and Juan Escareño, smoke has become a seasonal ordeal […]

Holmes Park House for Hospice Campaign Surpasses $3 Million

What started out as a dream became reality this week as the Holmes Park House for Hospice Campaign raised more than $3 million of its $4 million fundraising goal. The Holmes Park House will be […]

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Jacksonville’s Historic Beekman House

Experience a Victorian Christmas this 2017 holiday season at the historic Beekman House, located at 470 E. California Street in Jacksonville, Oregon. This 1873 residence, home to Jacksonville’s wealthiest pioneer family, is decorated for a […]

Soroptimist 2017 Holiday Home Tour

Soroptimist International of Medford – Holiday Home Tour is December 3, 2017

Just a reminder for everyone’s Holiday Calendar! SI Medford is presenting their 26th Annual Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 3rd, from 11am to […]