2014 YEAR IN REVIEW

January 1, 2015

As 2015 has arrived, we’ve taken a look back at the year’s most informative blog posts in 2014. Here, for your reviewing pleasure, are our most popular posts in 2014 from January through December. Click on the titles to read the entire article and to refresh your memory of what has been and what is going on in Jasper County.

JANUARY 2014

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

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

FEBRUARY 2014

If Economic Development is as Wonderful as We Are Told It Is, Why Is It Always a Secret?

MONTICELLO EDITORIALS TELL OF POLICE INTIMIDATION OF INNOCENT CITIZEN

MARCH 2014

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

CITY OF MONTICELLO HAS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS

COMMISSIONERS MOCK OPEN GOVERNMENT

APRIL 2014

COMMISSIONER SALMON CONTINUES TO HARASS ALCOVY SHORES WATER

ADDITIONAL SPENDING AT EVERY BOC MEETING, BUT NO ONE IS OVER BUDGET?

MAY 2014

COUNTY PAYS LANDFILL EMPLOYEE SALARY, TRAVEL, AND PUTS HIM UP IN THE MONTICELLO MOTEL TWO NIGHTS A WEEK

LIES ARE ALWAYS MORE CONVINCING THAN THE TRUTH

JUNE 2014

COUNTY TO TAKE OVER CITY POLICING DUTIES

NEW COUNTY BUDGET IS LARGEST IN JASPER COUNTY HISTORY

JULY 2014

SHERIFF OFFICIALLY TAKES OVER LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES FOR CITY OF MONTICELLO

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

ANOTHER LONG TIME COUNTY EMPLOYEE FIRED

AUGUST 2014

WHEN SOMEONE DIES IT WON’T BE QUITE SO FUNNY

BOC SIGNS AGREEMENT TO GIVE MONEY TO JCWSA FOR 31 YEARS PLUS ANOTHER $50,000 IMMEDIATELY

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

SEPTEMBER 2014

COMCAST SERVICE AGREEMENT TO BRING TV TO BOC OFFICE?

NO AMBULANCE AVAILABLE—WRECK VICTIMS DRIVEN BY GOOD SAMARITANS

NEW LANDFILL OPERATOR MAKES $300 PER DAY

OCTOBER 2014

KAREN DEGGES, COUNTY MANAGER, MAKES EXCUSES AT OPEN GOVERNMENT FORUM

ANOTHER WRECK TONIGHT AT BETHEL CHURCH RD. & HWY 212 W

NOVEMBER 2014

INJUNCTION FILED IN COURT TO STOP COMMISSIONERS FROM SIGNING FOR DEBT OF JCWSA AND MORE

COUNTY ATTORNEY, JCWSA BILLING PROPOSAL IS “JUST A TWINKLE IN SOMEONE’S EYE”

DECEMBER 2014

A RAW SEWAGE NIGHTMARE

FORWARD TO 2015—WHAT DO THE JASPER COUNTY CITIZENS THINK?

 

There were many other significant stories in 2014. We urge you to pass this on to others and encourage them to subscribe to the TWG blog. Our goal is to keep the citizens of this county informed.

 

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2 Responses to 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW

  1. Alan Cox says:

    Sounds like one heck of a year to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • taxdogs says:

      We are waiting to see if the BOC re-elects Trammell as King, uh,Chairman that is. And if the BOC continues to allow the County Manager, Karen Degges, to spend so much they have to raise taxes again. Will be interesting indeed!

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