Category Archives: Magistrate

900 POUNDS OF TRASH DUMPED ALONG ROAD IN JASPER COUNTY BY NEWTON COUNTY BUSINESS

June 4, 2018 (This picture is a representation, and not the actual 900# of trash found in Jasper County.) Code enforcement cases are heard in Magistrate Court every other Friday.  Last Friday, June 1, a case concerning illegal dumping was … Continue reading

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500 ACRES OF JUNK—FOR OVER A DECADE

May 31, 2018  The 500 acres at the intersection of Edwards Rd, Fellowship Church Rd. and Hwy 16 W has been an eyesore for over 10 years. (Yes, those are cows intermingled with all the junk!)  On December 7, 2015,  Comm. … Continue reading

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—

April 7, 2017 Haystack Wings & Thangz was turned down for an alcohol licenses for the 4th time by a vote of 4-1 at the 4/3/17 BOC meeting.  Comm. Henry and Comm. Luke requested that citizen comments be moved to … Continue reading

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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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MAGISTRATE JUDGE ELECTION RESULTS

July 26, 2016 Here are the election results by precinct: Congratulations to Tim Lam, newly elected Chief Magistrate Judge! Tim Lam will be sworn in and become Chief Magistrate on January 1, 2017. TWG http://www.taxdogs.wordpress.com http://www.facebook.com/taxdogs  

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TWO DAYS LEFT FOR EARLY VOTING-MAGISTRATE RUN OFF

July 21, 2016 You can still vote in early voting today and tomorrow downstairs in the Jasper County Courthouse.  Election day, and your final chance to vote, is July 26th.  There are only two names on the ballot –Tim Lam … Continue reading

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Early voting for July 26 runoff begins today

July 5, 2016 Voters to decide Jasper County Magistrate Judge between Tim Lam and Angie Steele. Early voting in the Jasper County Magistrate Judge primary runoff kicks off today. Any Jasper County voter who had registered to vote by April … Continue reading

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