Category Archives: EMS

AFTER 2 MONTHS OF BUDGET DISCUSSIONS, CRAIG SALMON THROWS A MONKEY WRENCH IN THE PROCESS

SALMON WANTED TO ADD $200,000 OR MORE TO THE BUDGET FIGURE RIGHT BEFORE THE VOTE  May 28, 2017  Interrupting a motion to accept the $10,041,274 FY18 budget, Commissioner Salmon sidetracks the board with what he suggests is a “dangerous question.”  … Continue reading

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ANYONE NEED AN AMBULANCE?

  May 14, 2017 Obviously taxpayers in Jasper County are not excited about seeing county employees buying lottery tickets or going to Walmart while on the county time clock.  We received this picture earlier today. Today, Mother’s Day, 12:30PM, Covington, … Continue reading

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RONNIE FRANKLIN (FORMER JASPER COUNTY PARAMEDIC) FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST JASPER COUNTY BOC

February 2, 2017 How ironic!  Karen Degges, who now has a suit against Jasper County, fired Ronnie Franklin, long time Jasper County Paramedic, July 31,  2014.  After filing his case with EEOC, Mr. Franklin was recently given the “right to … Continue reading

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SOME COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT JASPER COUNTY EMS

September 13, 2016 With EMS Operations and Billing Services on the agenda last night, there was much anticipation as to what the BOC had decided to do about privatizing EMS.   Comm. Trammell stated, “We all looked at restructuring and … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BOC MEETING LAST NIGHT?

September 13, 2016 This is a brief update on the meeting last night to help keep you informed about what happened.  There was much more that occurred and some really interesting things were said.  We will have video and more information … Continue reading

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WHY YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THE 9/12/16 BOC MEETING—NOISE, LIQUOR, MINERAL RIGHTS, EMS, JDA, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE….

September 8, 2016 The next BOC meeting will be held in the small courtroom upstairs (level 3) in the courthouse.  There will be several controversial items on the agenda.  You need to call the commissioners BEFORE the meeting if you … Continue reading

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EMS DISCUSSION–SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

August 25, 2016 Remember the ad looking for a Fire/EMS Director?  Applications are due September 1, but the BOC has called a Special Called Meeting–Work Session for Monday night, August 29 at 6:00PM to discuss EMS.   TWG

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