Monthly Archives: February 2017

NO FEES TO BE ADDED ON TO PROPERTY TAX BILLS—Legislative Update—HB 204

February 28, 2017   Jasper County uses property tax bills to collect other types of fees such as solid waste/garbage, hospital support, and “fire hydrant” fees for JCWSA.  HB 204 would prevent local governments from placing these or any other … Continue reading

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WHY DO STATE LEGISLATORS PROMOTE GAMBLING BUT CALL THE BILL “DESTINATION RESORTS”? SB 79 & HB 158

February 27, 2017 Instead of being honest, State Legislators come up with all sorts of ingenious names for bills that lead the public to believe the bills they are voting on or want us to vote on are about something … Continue reading

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2018 SPLOST PUSHED WITHOUT PUBLIC INPUT

February 25, 2016 Jasper County Commissioners will be holding another 2018 SPLOST meeting this Monday, February 27 at 6:00PM.  This will be the 2nd meeting this month where they discuss what THEY want to spend this additional tax on without … Continue reading

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HAYS or JERNIGAN—WHO WILL REPRESENT THE PEOPLE OF DISTRICT 3 AND OF JASPER COUNTY?

February 21, 2017 If you live in District 3 or not, the person that wins the Special Election in March will be helping to make decisions for all of us in Jasper County.  Be informed, and inform those that vote … Continue reading

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WHO IS PROTECTING SHERRY BRALEY?

February 21, 2017 Miraculously, Sherry Braley’s case has been postponed once again.  The next “supposed” court date will be in May 2017. Sherry Braley was arrested by the GBI in June 2015, and the Grand Jury indicted her in August … Continue reading

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NEW GA LEGISLATION HELPS THE RICH AVOID SALES TAX WHILE THINKING OF MORE WAYS TO CHARGE EVERY DAY CITIZENS MORE IN SALES TAX

February 18, 2017 Thursday, the Georgia House voted 152-14 for House Bill 125, which would give some owners of big boats and yachts a sales tax break if they get their vessels repaired or retrofitted in Georgia.  “…exemptions from state sales … Continue reading

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OPEN RECORDS STOP CORRUPTION AND THEFT—I-TEAM INVESTIGATION INTO GREG WILLIAMS, COVINGTON HOUSING AUTHORITY

February 16, 2017 In case you missed it last night, I-Team investigator, Randy Travis, did a segment on Greg Williams—CHA Executive Director and the theft of almost $62,000 according to a forensic audit.  Williams said he knew nothing about the … Continue reading

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