JEFFERSON -- The Jackson County School System will be hosting a district-wide food drive this upcoming week. The drive will commence on Tuesday, Nov. 8. when East Jackson Comprehensive High School visits Jackson County High School in varsity basketball scrimmages.
JCSS students, grades kindergarten through 12th grade, will be given free admission to the basketball games with the donation of two (2) canned good items benefiting the food drive.
The food drive will continue Wednesday Nov. 9 through Friday Nov. 11 at each JCSS school location.
Items collected from the drive will be donated to JCSS families in need, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.