Category Archives: Chamber of Commerce

THE BIGGEST THREAT TO JASPER COUNTY

April 11, 2018 Do you know what is considered to be the biggest threat to Jasper County? It is not poor roads or lack of infrastructure. It is not high property taxes. It is not wasteful spending or ever increasing … Continue reading

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DO YOU CARE WHAT WILL BE GOING ON IN JASPER COUNTY 10 YEARS FROM NOW?

December 7, 2017 The Comprehensive Plan Committee will help determine how Jasper County looks in the future.  Who is on it and what is their job? The Comprehensive Plan Committee was appointed at the 12/4/17 BOC meeting.  This committee is … Continue reading

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P&Z BOARD IGNORED WHILE DIRECTOR WORKS WITH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ON SPECIAL EVENTS

December 5, 2017 Shane Sealy, P&Z director, has been meeting with the Chamber of Commerce for 10 months to plan and/or work on the special event ordinance, but did not ask for a work session with his own P&Z board … Continue reading

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SPLOST –DON’T BE DECEIVED–IT IS MORE THAN JUST A PENNY

October 16, 2017 The BOC, Chamber of Commerce, and others like to tell us “it’s only a penny”, but it is a whole lot more than that.  It is additional property taxes year after year PLUS that “penny” on every … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT BEING CONSIDERED FOR JASPER COUNTY

How about a wild weekend party with loud music into the night on the 30 acres next door to where you live? Or what about all weekend motocross race with the sound of 500 2-stroke engines whining all day long … Continue reading

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THE MONTICELLO NEWS CHANGES ITS POLICY JUST IN TIME TO INFLUENCE THE DISTRICT 3 ELECTION

  March 16, 2017  Up until today, the Monticello News and editor Kathy Mudd, has had a policy that no letters endorsing or degrading individuals, political candidates, or religious dogma would be accepted.  Today was different, when she allowed a … Continue reading

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UPDATE–CANDIDATE FORUM—APRIL 28, 2016 AT 7:00PM

Please set aside Thursday, April 28th and plan to attend the candidate forum to be held at the Piedmont Community House on Smithboro Rd.  Who’s invited?  Candidates with contested races and ALL citizens of the county. District 3 BOC–Gene Trammell … Continue reading

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