Category Archives: County

SPLOST & THE PROPOSED RECREATION BUILDING

August 20, 2017 Our post A NEW $2,000,000 RECREATION BUILDING FOR WHO?  has produced a lot of comments, some questions, and some questionable “facts” as reasons for needing/wanting the building; however, the question concerning WHO this proposed recreation building will be … Continue reading

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A NEW $2,000,000 RECREATION BUILDING FOR WHO?

August 17, 2017 The Jasper County BOC plans to borrow (with your yes vote on the 2018 SPLOST) $1,700,000 for a new Recreation building and add an additional $300,000 from the current 2012 SPLOST.  This Rec building will be part … Continue reading

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PREMIER DEV INC—DEVELOPERS OR LAND LIQUIDATORS?

August 12, 2017 A little research on the internet brings into question how the Key Estate property on Jackson Lake will really be developed.  A similar property—The Peninsula at Lake James in North Carolina—may give us some insight. Here is … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS FROM CITIZENS AND BOC PUT DEVELOPER OF KEY ESTATE PROPERTY IN QUANDRY

August 10, 2017 The public hearing Monday night (8/7/17) concerning the zoning exception for the Key Estate property showed that the citizens are anticipating what may happen, and some asked that the BOC put stipulations in place to keep it … Continue reading

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COMM. SALMON WANTS SPLOST DEBT BACK TO $8,200,000

August 8, 2017 After Comm. Pennamon went over the new list of SPLOST projects— $2,250,000 for the Sheriff’s offices, $2,250,000 for Roads, and $1,700,000 for a Recreation building — Comm. Salmon asked where the $2M the BOC agreed to cut … Continue reading

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WHAT WERE THE SPLOST CUTS AND ARE THEY REALLY CUT?

“WE DIDN’T CUT IT, WE JUST PUT IT IN A DIFFERENT BUCKET”—Comm. Salmon August 5, 2017 TWG has repeatedly warned you of the $8.2M of debt the BOC plans to encumber you with, while trying to pass it off as … Continue reading

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IS THE BOC AFRAID FOR THE PUBLIC TO KNOW THE TRUE COST OF THE PROPOSED SPLOST DEBT?

August 3, 2017 All during the 7/31/17 BOC meeting the BOC and financial advisor discussed how to “clear things up” so the public would vote yes on the tremendous new debt they propose. One of those ways was to give … Continue reading

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