Monthly Archives: July 2014

ANOTHER LONG TIME COUNTY EMPLOYEE FIRED

July 30, 2014 RONNIE FRANKLIN, PARAMEDIC, FIRED TODAY Another long time Jasper County employee was put on the chopping block today. Ronnie Franklin has worked with Jasper County EMS for 14 ½ years. His “crime” is the same as other … Continue reading

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HOW TRAMMELL, SALMON, AND DEGGES WORKED TOGETHER TO GET JCWSA ALL THE MONEY THEY WANT

July 27, 2014 When JCWSA becomes the subject of conversation with Gene Trammell and Craig Salmon facts do not matter. What you can twist and turn and say happened, are what matters; not the actual documents, letters, forms, or news … Continue reading

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COUNTY FLOATING IN MONEY ACCORDING TO COUNTY MANAGER

July 22, 2014 According to County Manager/Finance Director, Karen Degges, the county is floating in money. At the 7/21/14 BOC meeting she informed the BOC she has “found” all sorts of money to spend. She is truly a miracle worker! … Continue reading

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MONTICELLO SETS A TREND?

July 20, 2014 No Cops in Washington http://www.peachpundit.com/2014/07/18/no-cops-in-washington/#comments July 18, 2014 13:56 pm by Chet Martin Washington, Georgia is going lawless. The town of 4,300 people, famous as the last meeting place of the Confederate cabinet and for its vintage … Continue reading

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FIRE HYDRANT TAX DISTRICT ON BOC AGENDA FOR JULY 21ST

July 18, 2014 Once again, the Fire Hydrant Tax District has been set for a work session starting at 5:15PM. This tax was already set on 6/26/14 along with the millage rate. It brings in close to $48,000 a year … Continue reading

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HAVING TO FUND CODE ENFORCEMENT SEEMS LIKE A WASTE OF TAXPAYER’S MONEY

July 15, 2014 What? We need code enforcement! Well, do we really have any in Jasper County? Oh, yes, we have someone we pay as a “code enforcement officer”; in fact two people seem to share in this job- Sherry … Continue reading

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Why is the New EMS Billing Clerk Allowed to Have 2 County Jobs?

July 9, 2014 Debria Murphy was hired to be the EMS billing clerk after she “audited” the 11-year EMS billing clerk and “found problems.” She is from Putnam County and has worked many years with Jasper’s new EMS Director, James … Continue reading

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