Monthly Archives: January 2014

What has happened to our newspaper in reporting the news?

January 31, 2014 The BOC held a meeting last Monday, 1/27/14, with the auditor in attendance.  Kathy Mudd, the editor of the Monticello News, attended and took notes; however, there was no report in the paper.  How are the citizens … Continue reading

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Where were all of our great leaders during the snow storm?

January 30, 2014 Where were all of our great leaders when average taxpayers were spending the night in their cars, frozen in place by the lack of state preparedness? Another story in the Marietta Daily Journal  today makes clear that … Continue reading

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BOC Meeting Monday, Jan. 27th

The time for the meeting is confusing again.  The agenda says 6:45PM at the top, but down in the agenda you see a worksession at the Senior Center at 5:30PM.  Talk is that the Feds have cut funding for the … Continue reading

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NORTON RECEIVES OVER $6,000,000 IN INCENTIVES TO LOCATE IN JASPER COUNTY

A Business Friendly Atmosphere and Jobs—At What Cost? January 18, 2014 We have all heard and read about the new Norton plant being constructed in the Industrial Park in Monticello.  Norton will supposedly hire 18-20 people when it opens and … Continue reading

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WHEN DID THE BOC MEET TO ESTABLISH THESE FEES?

In this past week’s paper there was an ad— Just when did the BOC meet and vote on these fees?  Or was this another meeting by email or telephone? Two BOC slots will be decided this year—District 2 and District … Continue reading

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CITY MANAGER TERMINATED AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION

January 15, 2014 After the City Council meeting last night there was a long executive session.  Councilmen came out and voted 3-2 to release City Manager, Tim Sweezey.  There was no reason or explanation given.  Williams and Thurman voted to … Continue reading

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BOC/County Manager Vision Calls for Very Large Amounts of Money

BOC MEETING HAS SEVERAL REVELATIONS—ALL THAT COST MONEY January 8, 2014 Here is a summary of what happened at the meeting—some things that were said were very perplexing. WORKSESSION– 1. JCWSA—The County Manager talked about 20 minutes on this subject, … Continue reading

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