Category Archives: City

RUMORS HAVE IT—ARRESTS AT CITY HALL

July 6, 2018 Rumors were all over town today about the GBI arresting two people at City Hall.  These arrests were supposedly made about two weeks ago, and people are just now talking about it.     In Jasper County, things are … Continue reading

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ANOTHER FARCE BY THE CITY OF MONTICELLO

May 25, 2018 The City of Monticello, pretending everything is on the up and up, ran an ad in the local paper for the position of a “qualified supervisor & foreman for the water and sewer distribution crew.”  Sources tell … Continue reading

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MAYOR BRIAN STANDIFER TAKES SPECIAL PRIVILEGES AT NEW “MEGASITE” & CITY ACCEPTS NEPOTISM

May 24, 2018 It seems that Mayor Brian Standifer has been using the new City “water source/Megasite” for his family get-togethers.  Sources tell TWG that on both Easter weekend and on Mother’s Day, the mayor had his extended family at … Continue reading

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ALERT: The City Could Completely Do Away With City Taxes, Slash Utility Rates or Both

May 9, 2018 According a recent letter to the editor, Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman stated, “the City could completely do away with City taxes, slash utility rates or both.”  There’s just one catch, the County taxpayers are supposed to … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE OF JASPER COUNTY—THE PLAN FOR GROWTH

April 25, 2018 Approximately 25 Jasper County citizens, who included some elected officials and Jasper County employees, discussed the Land Use Maps last night (April 24).  The land use maps show what areas of the county are designated as Agriculture … Continue reading

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WHAT SERVICES WILL THE CITY PUSH ON THE COUNTY TONIGHT?

April 19, 2018  Tonight at 6:00PM at City Hall there will be another Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) meeting between the elected officials of the City of Monticello and Jasper County.  The last meeting was where the City comes in, gives … Continue reading

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SO MAYBE THE CITY IS GOING TO DO CODE ENFORCEMENT THEIR “OWN D*** SELVES”

April 2, 2018 The City has been trying to push their code enforcement on the county for months, at least publicly.  If you listen to BOC Chair Comm. Pennamon and Mayor Brian Standifer, talks have been going on for at … Continue reading

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