Monthly Archives: January 2017

KAREN DEGGES VS. JASPER COUNTY—LAWSUIT FILED IN FEDERAL COURT

January 31, 2017 Karen Degges, former Jasper County Manager, has filed a federal lawsuit against Jasper County.  The nature of the suit is listed as “Americans with Disabilities-Employment.”  The suit was filed January 13, 2017 in Georgia Middle District Court … Continue reading

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DAN JORDAN AND THE MONTICELLO NEWS CHANGE THE ORIGINAL RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT!

DAN JORDAN CHANGES HIS RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON HIS FACEBOOK PAGE  AND MONTICELLO NEWS REMOVES PART OF HIS ANNOUNCEMENT ON THEIR WEBSITE AS WELL January 24, 2017  Our recent blog on Dan Jordan’s retirement as Clerk of Court has caused quite … Continue reading

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DISTRICT 3 –SPECIAL CALLED ELECTION TO FILL GENE TRAMMELL’S BOC SEAT

January 23, 2017 Maybe the special election could be expanded county-wide to allow the people to select their own Clerk of Court. The Probate Judge has called for a special election to fill the county commissioner vacancy left by the … Continue reading

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DAN JORDAN ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AND APPOINTS HIS OWN SUCCESSOR (HIS SISTER) TO TAKE HIS PLACE—IS THAT LEGAL?

January 20, 2017 In addition, he hired Angie Steele (former Magistrate) to be Deputy Clerk of Courts; she lost the election for Magistrate Judge in 2016. Less than 3 weeks after starting his new term in office (he ran unopposed … Continue reading

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FORMER JASPER COUNTY MANAGER, GREG WILLIAMS, IS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COVINGTON HOUSING AUTHORITY– WHICH IS NOW UNDER FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

January 16, 2017 While Greg Williams was Jasper County’s county manager he was well known for falling asleep in the BOC meetings.  Was he was asleep while the Covington Housing Authority manager was buying thousands of dollars of Home Depot … Continue reading

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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR GENE TRAMMELL

January 13, 2017 A memorial service for Comm. Gene Trammell will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, January 16, 2017, at Monticello Presbyterian Church, with visitation to follow in the church fellowship hall. Clarence Eugene “Gene” Trammell Clarence Eugene “Gene” … Continue reading

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CHAIRMAN PENNAMON TAKES COMM. SALMON TO TASK FOR GOING BEHIND BOC’S BACK AFTER DECISION WAS MADE PREVIOUSLY

January 12, 2017  Comm. Salmon has repeatedly tried to dismantle the rumble strips at Bethel Church Rd. and Hwy 212 W.  This time he worked with a citizen living on Bethel Church Rd. to contact DOT, and then tried to … Continue reading

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