JACKSON COUNTY NAACP BRANCH 54AB members, including Macon and Swain counties, are encouraged to vote for officers and members-at-large for the branch’s Executive Committee. The election runs through 6 p.m. Saturday. Members with email addresses will receive an electronic ballot. Members without email addresses will receive a ballot in the postal mail. For more information, contact jacksonnaacp54ab@gmail.com or find them on Facebook or the web.

THE JACKSON COUNTY SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT holds Shred Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the parking lot of the Justice Center. The Staffed Recycling Centers and Transfer Station cannot accept shredded paper any longer. Residents can shred any old and expired documents which contain sensitive information.