Monthly Archives: July 2016

BOC MEETING 8/1/16 AT 6:00PM—AGENDA ITEMS INCLUDE FIRE PUMPER & RAISES

July 31, 2016 With all the things going on in the county, you might think the BOC would have some issues on the agenda for roads, the county’s ISO rating, or other issues of concern to the citizens.  Instead there … Continue reading

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“I’M THE ISO GUY FOR THE COUNTY.” –CRAIG SALMON

The county’s ISO rating, in part, determines how much you pay for your house insurance.  What is Jasper County’s ISO rating? July 28, 2016 TWG had no idea that Comm. Salmon had been appointed the “ISO guy” for the county.  … Continue reading

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MAGISTRATE JUDGE ELECTION RESULTS

July 26, 2016 Here are the election results by precinct: Congratulations to Tim Lam, newly elected Chief Magistrate Judge! Tim Lam will be sworn in and become Chief Magistrate on January 1, 2017. TWG http://www.taxdogs.wordpress.com http://www.facebook.com/taxdogs  

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UNBELIEVABLE, BUT TRUE!! ANOTHER PARTY AT BENNETT COVE LAST NIGHT!

July 24, 2016 Yep!  It continues! Another party at Bennett Cove last night, and this time with security.  As someone put it, “Two big dudes with Security written across their shirts were at the gate of Bennett Cove.”  As they … Continue reading

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IS THE LAW NEGOTIABLE NOW?

A letter to the editor, Monticello News, this week July 22, 2016 Dear Editor: After reading your article last week on the BOC discussion of Bennett Cove, it led me to believe that there had only been one violation there—“a … Continue reading

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TWO DAYS LEFT FOR EARLY VOTING-MAGISTRATE RUN OFF

July 21, 2016 You can still vote in early voting today and tomorrow downstairs in the Jasper County Courthouse.  Election day, and your final chance to vote, is July 26th.  There are only two names on the ballot –Tim Lam … Continue reading

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JDA CALLS ANOTHER EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR LAND ACQUISTION

July 18, 2016 Tomorrow (July 19) from 12 noon to 5PM, the members of the JDA along with their attorney, Andrea Gray, and their CPA, Wayne Tamplin, will meet at Magnolia Hall in Social Circle to hold an Executive Session.  … Continue reading

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