Monthly Archives: October 2015

ALERT—ONLY ONE AMBULANCE STAFFED ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT

October 31, 2015     TWG has been alerted that only one ambulance is staffed and will be the only ambulance in service until at least 9PM tonight. Last week TWG was told two (2) more EMT/Paramedics are leaving Jasper … Continue reading

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BOC MEETING AGENDA—NOVEMBER 2, 2015—6:00PM

October 30, 2015 The Jasper County BOC will hold its regular meeting this coming Monday with the following items on the agenda: Dollar General Rezoning—Hwy 212 W at Jackson Lake Rd.—Public Hearing P&Z Board of Appeals Appointments Landfill Fiber Removal … Continue reading

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THIS IS THE 3RD COUNTY EMPLOYEE ARRESTED

October 29, 2015   Lax controls and lack of oversight allow all sorts of things to happen, and those that are tempted can easily get away with theft of funds, supplies, equipment, etc. Melissa Strozier who works at the Jasper … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE THE COMMISSIONERS UP TO?

October 26, 2015     PUBLIC HEARING ON ZONING FOR DOLLAR GENERAL STORE This Thursday evening, 10/29/15 at 7:00pm, the P&Z Board will conduct a public hearing on the rezoning request for a Dollar General Store on Hwy 212 W … Continue reading

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STANTON SPRINGS-JDA SELLS LAND ANNUALLY. WHERE IS JASPER’S 10% SHARE?

October 23, 2015 The Joint Development Authority (Stanton Springs/Four County Development Authority) has worked with TPA Realty or TPA Group for many years to market Stanton Springs.  http://www.tpa-grp.com/team/ In an agreement made years ago, TPA buys land from the JDA … Continue reading

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Newton County BOC Votes to Suspend Spending and to Shelve Bear Creek Reservoir

October 21, 2015   Following are comments after last night’s Newton County BOC meeting and two news articles already posted on the web! This is BIG NEWS, folks! This reservoir would have impacted Jackson Lake and people in Jasper County. … Continue reading

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COMMISSIONERS CHOOSE TO BE IGNORANT AT CITIZENS PERIL

October 20, 2015 As the old saying goes, “Ignorance is bliss.” Our BOC must go by this adage because they seem to ignore problems, even when they are told about them. On October 3rd, TWG sent out a blog about … Continue reading

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