Monthly Archives: March 2015

COME TO THE CITIZENS MEETING ABOUT A REGIONAL LANDFILL –APRIL 2ND AT 7:00PM—YOU NEED TO BE THERE!!

March 31, 2015  Anything can happen when there is NO AWARENESS and therefore there is NO ONE TO SPEAK OUT. The Jasper County Commissioners just about pulled something off by doing it in secret, but the citizens of Jasper County … Continue reading

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COUNTY MANAGER TRIES TO STOP CITIZENS’ MEETING ABOUT LANDFILL

March 27, 2015 This morning at 9:32AM an email arrived in my inbox with a big red explanation point next to it ! (that means high priority) from County Manager, Karen Degges. Here is a copy of that email. Apparently … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY LANDFILL IS FOR SALE

March 26, 2015  According to The Monticello News article in today’s paper, Comm. Trammell has said, “Every landfill in Georgia is for sale, including this one.”  This is news to everyone that attends county BOC meetings or reads the paper … Continue reading

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LEGISLATION READY FOR A VOTE ALLOWING THE STATE TO INTERVENE & RESTRUCTURE LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

March 23, 2015 Today, March 23, 2015, the House Education Committee voted out of committee the Governor’s Constitutional amendment SR 287 and the enabling legislation SB 133 to take over local schools that are considered “chronically failing schools.” A constitutional … Continue reading

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On the Ga House Floor Today–SB 94–Secret Search Warrants & Illegal Surveillance

The following was published by Political Vine.  Sometimes it seems unbelievable we actually have state representatives that think this stuff up and swear it is good for us. SB-94 on The House Floor Today: More than meets the eye Today, … Continue reading

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WHY DOES THE LANDFILL NEED A SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY ALL OF A SUDDEN?

March 20, 2015 Jasper County Citizens, we are going to have a regional landfill here with 3 commissioners leading the way under the cover of a new authority that was hatched behind closed doors, if you do not make your … Continue reading

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THEY HAVE NO SECRETS? WHY DOES THIS BOC KEEP LYING?

THE JASPER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TALK BIG, BUT HIDE THEIR ACTIONS & INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC March 18, 2015 After “reminding” the BOC and the citizens that this was “SUNSHINE WEEK” at the called meeting on 3/16/15, Comm. Henry later voted … Continue reading

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