Monthly Archives: November 2016

JDA SENDS DEMAND LETTER TO TWG—WANTS RETRACTION OF BLOG

November 30, 2016 On November 10, 2016 TWG posted a blog entitled JDA IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING.  If you didn’t read it, please do so by clicking the link so you can understand the information in the … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC—LEGAL ADVERTISMENT—ADDITIONAL $85,000,000 of JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BONDS TO BE ISSUED

November 29, 2016 The following notice appeared in EACH of the four counties’ newspapers this past week.  This notice is for the issue of $85,000,000 of additional bonds, issued by JDA for Baxter/Baxalta  and will run for 2 weeks before … Continue reading

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“RESTAURANT” ON HWY 142 GOES BEFORE BOC THE THIRD TIME FOR POURING LICENSE ON DECEMBER 5 AT 6:00PM

November 27, 2016 Jasper County does NOT license bars or nightclubs.  It only approves pouring licenses to restaurants, and requires that over 50% of the sales are for food. Haystack Wings & Thangz is applying for a pouring license for … Continue reading

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TO SEE THE FALL LEAVES DRIVE THROUGH BEAUTIFUL JASPER COUNTY

November 18, 2016 Why waste an entire day driving to north Georgia to see the leaves turning, when a drive through Jasper County will give you all the color and beauty you could want? Coming into Jasper County on Hwy … Continue reading

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CHIEF ASSESSOR BENTLEY WARNS COMMISSIONERS THAT PROPERTY VALUES WILL INCREASE AGAIN IN 2017

FAIR WARNING PEOPLE—EXPECT YOUR PROPERTY TAXES TO RISE AGAIN IN 2017 November 16, 2016   At the recent 11/7/16 meeting, Chief Assessor Lynn Bentley gave a 23 minute presentation to the BOC about “why she does what she does.”  It … Continue reading

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WHY WE SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT JASPER COUNTY FOR THE NEXT 4 YEARS

November 13, 2016   This week Gene Trammell was elected as District 3 Commissioner (and probably will be elected Chair once again), and will serve in that capacity for the next 4 years.  He billed himself as a progressive. In … Continue reading

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JDA IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

November 10, 2016 $85,000,000 more in bonds issued on top of $1.1 Billion   In October 2015,  TWG reported that the JDA planned to sell much of their land in Stanton Springs to a developer, Kippy Clarke, at a huge … Continue reading

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