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201 Years as The City of Jackson, Alabama

In the early 1800's a land purchase was made that was to be the beginning of one of the oldest and most progressive towns of South Alabama. The history of the town traces back to the old French and Spanish times. The earliest settlers were two of the original five commissioners... Read More


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Mayor Paul South

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Paul grew up in Arab, Alabama,and graduated from Arab High School. He attended the University of Alabama, where he met his wife, Jan Rudder South. The couple moved to Jackson, Alabama in 1977 and later had three children, Carrie, Laura and Will.  Read More

Served as Councilman

Paul South has proudly served as Councilman for District 2 since 1992 until 2016 when he was elected as Mayor.

Served as Mayor Protem

Paul South has also served the City of Jackson as Mayor Protem from 1999 until elected as Mayor in 2016.

Water & Sewer Board

Paul South currently serves on the Jackson Water & Sewer Board and Worked at Boise Cascade 1979-2016.


Your City Council Members

“Mr. Jackson was born in Jackson and has lived here all his life. He is employed in Sales/Delivery by Dairy Fresh, Inc. Mr. Jackson also serves as a Minister and Elder at the Carlton AOH Church...Read More
Eldridge Jackson (Mayor Protem) - District 1, Place 1 
“Born in Clarke County, Ms. James has lived much of her life in District 1 in Jackson, AL. In 2002, she earned a degree in applied science, office technology and computer application from Alabama Southern...Read More
Jane Bettis James - District 1, Place 2
“Born in Jackson Alabama, Jackson High School Graduate. Mrs. Raybon holds a BS Education from the University of Alabama. Mrs. Raybon has been employed at Jackson High School for over 20 years...Read More
Audra Raybon - District 2, Place 1
“Born in St. Stephens, Alabama, Mr. Atchison moved to Jackson with his family in 1975. He is married to Janiece (Rotch) Atchison and they have two daughters, Debbie Lankford and Denita Hankins...Read More
Jimmy Atchison - District 2, Place 2
“Carol Lathan Goolsby was born in Chatom, AL, she is the third of eight children. She is a graduate of Washington County High School, and attended computer classes at Alabama Southern...Read More
Carol Goolsby - District 3, Place 1
“Mr. Bolen was born and raised in Jackson and has lived here all his life. In 1993, he earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Mr. Bolen has one child...Read More
Daron Bolen - District 3, Place 2

Our City Hall Team

The staff at the Jackson City Hall is second to none. Everyone brings a level of professionalism while demonstrating a carrying attitude for the people they serve.

They have all done their jobs so well for so many years and their experience shows.

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