Monthly Archives: January 2015

ANOTHER SERIOUS WRECK TODAY AT BETHEL CHURCH RD. AND HWY 212 W

January 31, 2015  Today approximately 1:00PM another serious wreck occurred at the intersection of Hwy 212 W and Bethel Church Rd. The Georgia State Patrol, Sheriff’s deputies, and at least one (possibly two ambulances) were on the scene.  Even though … Continue reading

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PUBLIC HEARING ON CLOSING NEW HOPE CHURCH RD.

January 29, 2015  According to a notice in The Monticello News there will be a public hearing on February 2, 2015 at 6:00PM to consider a road abandonment (road closure) application from applicant, Peter Jones. Mr. Jones wants the county … Continue reading

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BUILDING HER KINGDOM ONE EMPLOYEE AT A TIME

KAREN DEGGES, COUNTY MANAGER, HIRES ANOTHER ASSISTANT! January 28, 2015 Remember folks, just a couple of months ago, Karen Degges repeatedly told the BOC she and existing staff could do all their own work and all the work for JCWSA … Continue reading

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“NEW” COUNTY WEBSITE AND COMING INTO THE 21ST CENTURY INCLUDES “OPEN RECORDS”

January 27, 2015 There has been repeated comments by our BOC and County Manager about “bringing Jasper County into the 21st century.” Mostly this comment is made as they agree to spend money and/or go into debt for something they … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS A CONDUCT POLICY? THE CITIZENS OR THE COMMISSIONERS?

January 25, 2015 At the last BOC meeting an “Open Meeting Conduct Policy” was crafted and presented to the BOC by county manager, Karen Degges. You would think by reading the explanation of why Ms. Degges thinks this policy is … Continue reading

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SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC COMING TO ANIMAL SHELTER

January 22, 2015 Call for your appointment now for the next spay and neuter clinic at the Jasper County Animal Shelter.   The Atlanta Humane Society will be at Jasper County Animal Control February 25th & 26th. Please contact Rescue … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW?

January 21, 2015  DID YOU KNOW… ….That AT&T is out of compliance because they don’t have the new cell towers operating yet?   The permits issued to AT&T stated that the towers had to be operating within 120 days. They … Continue reading

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