Monthly Archives: March 2014

JASPER COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTER UPGRADED WITH PRIVATE FUNDS

March 30, 2014 At a recent BOC meeting, the commissioners approved accepting a plan and privately donated funds to upgrade the Animal Control shelter. TWG has obtained a copy of the plans through open records. (Click on picture to enlarge) … Continue reading

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The “Secrets in suburbia” Award

Another post copied from Creative Loafing’s Annual Golden Sleaze Awards The “Secrets in suburbia” Award is given to Rep. Earl Ehrhart, R-Powder Springs.    When the Atlanta Braves announced the team was high-footin’ it for the ‘burbs, no one boasted … Continue reading

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The “You Need a Break” Award (This should be the “Screw the Taxpayers” Award)

The following post is copied from Creative Loafing’s Annual Golden Sleaze Awards The “You Need a Break” Award given to Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta (also head of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce) It’s already legal for appointed boards … Continue reading

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COMMISSIONERS MOCK OPEN GOVERNMENT

March 15, 2014 When there is not openness, corruption grows rapidly.” — Vernon Keenan, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  No Board of Commissioners in the past 16 years has violated Open Government laws more than the current, new … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO HAS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS

March 10, 2014 City Behind on Bank Note and Bills During the February City Council meeting, Councilwoman Alexander showed her frustration with the City’s financial position.  Councilwoman Alexander stated in her comments, “our finances are not well, ya’ll. I have … Continue reading

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Charles Hill Qualifies for District 2 Commission Seat

Former Commissioner Charles Hill qualified today for the District 2 Commission seat setting up a challenge to current commissioner Bruce Henry. Craig Salmon qualified for the District 4 seat with no challengers coming forward. The only 3 persons qualifying for … Continue reading

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FREE PHONES, FREE HEALTH INSURANCE, FREE TRAVEL—YOU TOO CAN BECOME A COMMISSIONER

March 4, 2014 If you have ever thought about becoming a County Commissioner, the time has come.  Qualifying has begun and will last until noon this Friday, March 7th.  If you live in District 2 or District 4 and have … Continue reading

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