Monthly Archives: February 2015

Next BOC meeting Monday, March 2 at 6:00PM

February 27, 2015    The next BOC meeting will be March 2, 2015 at 6:00PM. The following will be on the agenda.   Blue items are TWG comments.  V.      Consent Agenda – The consent agenda has items that are not discussed … Continue reading

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Covington News Article on Tommy Craig & the Bear Creek Reservoir

The last blog had a link to the Covington News investigative article that reveals information about Tommy Craig and Bear Creek Reservoir.  The link does not go directly to the article.  Here is the article in its entirety.  Great reporting! … Continue reading

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COVINGTON NEWS INVESTIGATING TOMMY CRAIG AND BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR

February 26, 2015 It seems that Tommy Craig (Newton County attorney and Bear Creek Reservoir consultant) has been making up a lot of things about Bear Creek Reservoir over the years. And he billed the Newton County BOC over $12,000 … Continue reading

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HB 170–LOCAL TAXPAYERS ABOUT TO GET HIT FOR MORE TAXES—AGAIN—WHILE STATE TAKES MORE LOCAL TAXES TO FUND PROJECTS

February 24, 2015  At the February 19, 2015 Jasper County BOC meeting, the Commissioners were asked about HB 170 (see important information below). After the comments, Comm. Trammell said it wouldn’t hurt the county at all, but it would hurt … Continue reading

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SALMON WANTS TWG WEBSITE TAKEN DOWN

February 20, 2015   Craig Salmon used his time during Commissioner Comments at last night’s BOC meeting to try to blast the TWG and in particular Mary Patrick.   After saying he had “turned all 4 of his cheeks” he was … Continue reading

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THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HAS LOST CONTROL

February 18, 2015 Karen Degges, County Manager, has hired another new employee–this time to add to the Planning & Zoning office. Virginia Williams was hired on 2/17/15 (Monday) as a Code Enforcement officer at a rate of $15.00 per hour. … Continue reading

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WHO IS SUING THE COUNTY TODAY?

February 17, 2015  According to the agenda posted, the BOC will be holding a called meeting this Thursday, February 19, at 6:00PM. There is no consent agenda, no old business and no new business on the posted agenda. The only … Continue reading

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