Monthly Archives: November 2015

JUNKYARD HAS YET TO GET REQUIRED SPECIAL USE PERMIT—HEARING SET FOR THURSDAY, 12/3/15 AT 7:00PM

November 30, 2015 Nancy Carlton, owner of the property at 33 Edwards Road, has finally applied for a Special Use permit on 4.4 acres at the corner of Hwy 83 S and Edwards Rd. to allow a Junkyard. This junkyard … Continue reading

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STANTON SPRINGS SALES CONTRACT IS TROUBLESOME FOR 4 COUNTIES INVOLVED

JUST WHO ARE THE MEMBERS OF THE JDA LOOKING OUT FOR? November 28, 2015 The Newton County Planning Commission met last Tuesday night and recommended denial of a request for changes to the Stanton Springs master plan that would relocate … Continue reading

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BOC MAKING DECISIONS OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE? ABSOLUTELY!

November 27, 2015 TWG must question the lack of meetings and items on the agenda in the past 3 months. September 21st, October 5th, and November 2nd are the only meetings that the BOC has had in the past 3 … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

November 26, 2015 Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving as you gather with friends and family! Let’s remember we all have a lot to be thankful for. TWG http://www.taxdogs.wordpress.com http://www.facebook.com/taxdogs

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STANTON SPRINGS LAND VALUES VS BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR LAND VALUES

November 23, 2015 A comment on the blog has brought up something for us all to think about, and we want to share it with you. Think about this—Bear Creek Reservoir land in the south part of Newton County has … Continue reading

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STANTON SPRINGS/JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO SELL LAND AT HUGE LOSS—TAXPAYERS GET RIPPED OFF AGAIN

November 22, 2015 This is serious folks. The JDA just voted 5-2 to sell land in the Stanton Springs development to a developer at a large loss—a loss of our tax money. This loss will be as much as $4,500,000 … Continue reading

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SCHOOL BOARD ISSUES STATEMENT ON CITIZENS CONCERNS

November 20, 2015 School Superintendent, Mike Newton, for the Board of Eduction (BOE) has issued “the Official Statement” to address citizens concerns. Click Here to read the entire statement. We are told in this statement to remember, the BOE DOES … Continue reading

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