WHITE CITY — Brookside Inn & Suites, at the junction of highways 62 and 140, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 2013 from online travel organization TripAdvisor, based on reviews and ratings by TripAdvisor travelers.
The owners are James Bennett and Timothy Baker. Nora DeGroot-Smith is general manager of the hospitality property.
Members of the Southern Oregon Rental Owners Association reported a 3.3 percent vacancy rate for Jackson and Josephine counties during May.
Of 5,834 units surveyed, there were 193 vacancies. The vacancy rate for May 2012 was 6.14 percent.
Jake's Wayback Burgers in McAndrews Marketplace will hold a free shake day on Monday, June 17.
The restaurant, one of Medford's newest hamburger spots, will offer 12-ounce, black-and-white, hand-dipped milk shakes while supplies last.
Jake's Wayback Burgers also will pass out "Wayback Shake Bucks," coupons worth $5 dollars off any purchase, valid June 17-24.