Monthly Archives: August 2014

BOC TO HEAR TERMINATION APPEAL 9/2/14

August 29, 2014   A special called meeting will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00PM in the Commissioner’s meeting room. This meeting is to hear the appeal of Ronnie Franklin who was recently terminated.  Ronnie Franklin had worked … Continue reading

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“PART-TIME” CHIEF MAGISTRATE CONTINUES TO GET SPECIAL PRIVILEGES

August 26, 2014 Questions continue to be asked about how Ken Jackson can declare himself a part-time Chief Magistrate when he was elected as a full time Magistrate. The answer seems to be that this is Jasper County, and we … Continue reading

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MILITARY EQUIPMENT RECEIVED FROM THE Department of Homeland Security (DHS) BY JASPER COUNTY

August 25, 2014 (See Sheriff Pope’s comments below) NATIONAL NEWS MEDIA ASKING–PEACE OFFICERS OR WARRIORS? “Washington has incentivized the militarization of local police precincts by using federal dollars to help municipal governments build what are essentially small armies—where police departments … Continue reading

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CAN YOU BE CHIEF MAGISTRATE AND HOLD A FULL TIME TEACHING/COACHING JOB TOO?

August 22, 2014 For the past 2 or 3 weeks it has been kept very quiet that Ken Jackson, Chief Magistrate Judge, has taken a full-time teaching/coaching job. No one seems to know where he is coaching or at least … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Cost of Refugees & Illegal Immigrants

August 21, 2014 From Georgia Insight,   August newsletter   (This article is about Georgia and near-by area counties.  Our state income taxes pay for government benefits for illegal aliens, including schooling and welfare benefits.  Each county will also be responsible … Continue reading

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THE NEXT SCAPEGOAT

August 18, 2014 Definition of Scapegoat:   [skeyp-goht] noun a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place Chiefly a goat let loose in the wilderness on Yom Kippur after the high priest … Continue reading

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RECREATION IN JASPER COUNTY—PUBLIC HEARING TONIGHT

August 18, 2014 Tonight at 6:00PM there will be a public hearing on a future recreation plan for Jasper County.   The BOC has hired the NE Georgia Regional Commission to work on a plan, and this will be your … Continue reading

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