Monthly Archives: February 2016

CITIZENS FED UP WITH NOISE, PROFANITY, DUI, TRESPASSING AND NO LAW ENFORCEMENT AT BENNETT COVE

CECIL BENNETT TEXT AMENDMENT DENIED February 28, 2016 Cecil Bennett of Bennett Cove submitted a text amendment to hold special events in the Agriculture districts of Jasper County.  The amendment was to be applied to the entire county; however his text … Continue reading

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“SPECIAL EVENTS” -PROPOSED CODE- HEARING TONIGHT AT 7:00PM

February 25, 2016 Do your best to attend the hearing tonight about the “Special Events” amendment to the Jasper County code of ordinances.  It will be presented by Cecil Bennett of Bennett’s Cove; however, this will affect ALL of Jasper … Continue reading

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LYKEE DAVIS HAS RESIGNED FROM HER TEACHING POSITION AT JASPER COUNTY HIGH

February 24, 2016 According to a front page blurb in The Monticello News tonight, high school teacher Lykee Davis has resigned.  The Jasper County School Board accepted the resignation effective  5/24/16. Controversy erupted about Lykee Davis in November 2015 when … Continue reading

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DOES BEING EMPLOYED BY THE SYSTEM PROTECT YOU FROM CONSEQUENCES OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITY?

February 21, 2016 Using your State issued car for personal business, having wild parties and loud music until after 2 in the morning, and having liquor illegally on the premises doesn’t seem to matter when you work for the system. … Continue reading

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WE NEED PEOPLE ON OUR BOC THAT KNOW MORE THAN HOW TO SPEND MONEY

LOCAL ELECTIONS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL WE NEED PEOPLE ON OUR BOC THAT KNOW MORE THAN HOW TO SPEND MONEY February 19, 2016 If you are sick of the tax increases (20% in the past 2 years) and … Continue reading

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“LANDFILL ALERT” LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GEORGIA HOUSE

February 18, 2016 We encourage Rep. Susan Holmes to support this “landfill alert” legislation.  It would keep sneaky Commissioners from trying to do things with a landfill without the public knowing about it.  We know how that works here in … Continue reading

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Just how does the BOC conduct county business these days since they only meet 2 hours a month?

JASPER BOC DOES VERY LITTLE IN PUBLIC MEETINGS February 17, 2016 Remember last year, the year before, and up until the last 3 or 4 months, when BOC meetings used to have some real county business on the agenda?  The … Continue reading

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