Category Archives: Elections/voting

SPLOST PASSES

November 7, 2017   SPLOST passes with 10.85% of registered voters voting. FOR–567 AGAINST–328 Total voting 897   Now to see if “all those out of town people” come in and pay for it as  we have been told they … Continue reading

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SPLOST ELECTIONS ARE PLANNED SO NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT THEM     

November 2, 2017 Have you ever noticed how so few people know about and vote in SPLOST elections?  It is planned that way, so that only the people that benefit from a yes vote know about it.  As of Wednesday … Continue reading

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SPLOST SUPPORTERS—BOC, CITY, CHAMBER, AND DAJC-PUSH NOTION THAT 40% OF SALES IN JASPER COUNTY COME FROM TOURIST AND OUT OF COUNTY VISITORS

October 30, 2017 When you shop at Ingles or Circle K or head to the Vanilla Bean to eat or shop anywhere else in Jasper County, do you notice that 40% of the people there are from out of the … Continue reading

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BOC says SPLOST Tax Is Not An Additional Tax Burden But Don’t Mention Associated Debt Added

October 28, 2017 As of Friday, October 27, only 108 people had voted.  Don’t let 108 people decide to put you in debt and increase your property taxes to maintain the new projects. With a Yes vote on SPLOST you are … Continue reading

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BOC USES PUBLIC WORKS TO ADVERTISE FOR SPLOST

October 21, 2017 If you have been driving around the county lately, you will see brand new “SPLOST” signs popping up on various paved roads in the county.  One in particular is Harvey Lane, a cut through road between Hwy … 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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WHY WAS THE SPLOST DECREASED?  THE BOC FINDS THAT TAXPAYERS DO NOT WANT MORE DEBT

August 23, 2017 Comm. Pennamon opened the meeting on Monday night by revealing that he has come to realize that the taxpayers of Jasper County do not want more debt.  Comm. Pennamon also has been talking to the two local … Continue reading

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