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.
BOC/County Manager Vision Calls for Very Large Amounts of Money
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
FREE PHONES, FREE HEALTH INSURANCE, FREE TRAVEL—YOU TOO CAN BECOME A COMMISSIONER
CITY OF MONTICELLO HAS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS
COMMISSIONERS MOCK OPEN GOVERNMENT
COMMISSIONER SALMON CONTINUES TO HARASS ALCOVY SHORES WATER
ADDITIONAL SPENDING AT EVERY BOC MEETING, BUT NO ONE IS OVER BUDGET?
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
COUNTY TO TAKE OVER CITY POLICING DUTIES
NEW COUNTY BUDGET IS LARGEST IN JASPER COUNTY HISTORY
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
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?
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
KAREN DEGGES, COUNTY MANAGER, MAKES EXCUSES AT OPEN GOVERNMENT FORUM
ANOTHER WRECK TONIGHT AT BETHEL CHURCH RD. & HWY 212 W
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”
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.
** To keep the taxpayers of Jasper County, Georgia informed as to where and how their tax dollars are being spent.
** To keep the taxpayers abreast of local policies and laws being discussed and enacted.
** We advocate more open government, less government spending, and lower property taxes.