The next Jackson/Macon Green Drinks will be  at 6:30 p.m.  July 17 at the Soul Infusion Tea House & Bistro in Sylva.

Jackson County Planner Gerald Green will speak and answer questions on topics such as the state of development, associated ordinances, ordinance revisions, and will also explain vested rights and how this process works – or doesn’t – in Jackson County.

Green will also give an update on some of the controversial failed developments in Jackson.