Monthly Archives: December 2015

JUNKYARD APPEARS TO BE BRINGING IN MORE VEHICLES DESPITE VOTE TO HAVE THEM REMOVED

DO YOU REALLY HAVE TO FOLLOW THE LAWS IN JASPER COUNTY? December 27, 2015 The continued lack of code enforcement at the junkyard on Hwy 83 S is concerning and gives people traveling into our county a bad first impression. … Continue reading

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JDA MEMBERS SAY THEY CAN RECOUP OUR LOSSES BY SELLING THE REST OF THE LAND IN STANTON SPRINGS

December 26, 2015 “The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the Government. Every dollar that we carelessly waste means that their life will be so much the more meager. Every … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL/ANIMAL SHELTER NEEDS YOUR HELP

December 26, 2015 If you want to help the animals at the Jasper County shelter, read on– On Saturday 12/12/15 several volunteers along with the Animal Control staff held a “Paw Drive” to raise money for the animals at the … Continue reading

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NEWTON COUNTY JDA REPRESENTATIVES ELLIS & EWING RESIGN FROM JDA BOARD

Ellis and Ewing resign from JDA Updated: December 23, 2015 2:52 p.m. The Covington News By Sandra Brands sbrands@covnews.com 770-728-1409 http://www.covnews.com/section/1/article/200409/ Citing their protest to the sale of land to a residential developer at “below market” value, Keith Ellis, Chair … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Clarification and Updated Blog Post on Stanton Springs

In the blog post last night about the 87% loss on taxpayers’ money, we feel clarification is necessary.  The land for the parkway will be sold for $100,000.  JC Flex will sell the land to the 4CDA/JDA.  This is the … Continue reading

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FOUR COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY CPA TAMPLIN CONFIRMS 87% LOSS ON PROPERTY SALE

December 21, 2015 (Note: The Joint Development Authority (JDA) used to be known as the Four County Development Authority (4CDA). These 2 entities are one in the same when you read our blogs, and they are also called “Stanton Springs”.) … Continue reading

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