Monthly Archives: March 2017

PUBLIC HEARING BUT NO DOCS AVAILABLE TO PUBLIC ON COUNTY WEBSITE

March 31, 2017  Why do commissioners have public hearings?  It appears, only because they are required to have them by law because the public is not able to easily access any of the documents they are supposed to be able … Continue reading

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IN THE LINE OF DUTY?

March 30, 2017 Dear Editor, I have contemplated for over a year about writing this letter, and have talked myself out it several times.  However, the continued “incidents” I see need to be addressed before someone is injured or killed … Continue reading

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AGAIN? HAYSTACK WINGS & THANGZ REQUESTING ALCOHOL POURING LICENSE

March 28, 2017 The Jasper County BOC has a request for an alcohol pouring license on their agenda for Monday night, April 3 at 6:00PM from Haystack Wings & Thangz.  Is this the 4th or the 5th time that Haystack … Continue reading

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Georgia hit by company’s failure—Taxpayers on hook for over $61 million

March 22, 2017 But wait, we are told repeatedly that the taxpayers never, ever, ever have to pay when companies go under.  It seems as if it is Economic Development projects or other businesses, the State always comes to bail them … Continue reading

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DISTRICT 3 COMMISSIONER—THE WINNER IS

March 21, 2017                                                HAYS                    JERIGAN Early voting                       57                            80 Absentee                             1                              9 Today: Courthouse                       41                             21 Turtle Cove                        24                            68                                          ______                  ______ Total                                    123                       177          Congratulation to the winner … Continue reading

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO VOTE—DISTRICT 3 COMMISSIONER ELECTION TUESDAY MARCH 21, 2017

 March 20, 2017 Time is running out.  Election day is Tuesday March 21.  Polls are open 7AM to 7PM to elect the next District 3 Commissioner. As of Friday, poll workers said only about 150 people had voted. There are … Continue reading

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DUMPING AT THE LANDFILL IS FREE DURING APRIL FOR JASPER COUNTY RESIDENTS

March 19, 2017 If you have junk to take to the landfill, hold off until April 1st. The BOC is allowing all Jasper County residents to bring in their junk, including tires, to the landfill free of charge for the … Continue reading

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