Category Archives: Open Government

SALMON TRIES TO BELITTLE CITIZENS AT PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET

June 13, 2017  After months of budget discussions without allowing any citizen input, the BOC finally held (legally required) public hearings on the budget.   Even though everyone knew it wasn’t going to change any minds on the BOC, two citizens … Continue reading

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ALLEN SMITH CONSULTING –GRANT WRITERS GET WORK WITHOUT BIDS

March 13, 2017 Last Monday night (3/6/17), the BOC voted to hire Allen Smith Consulting (again) to manage the grant applied for to renovate the Senior Citizens Center, without considering getting bids for the services.  Even though this was previously … Continue reading

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PUBLIC HEARING FOR REGULATION OF BODY ART–MONDAY 3/6/17 AT 6:00PM

March 3, 2017 The Jasper County BOC will hold three (3) public hearings at 6:00PM on March 6, 2017.    Rules & Regulations of Body Art for Jasper County Board of Health  Rules of the Department of Public Health for … Continue reading

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WHO IS PROTECTING SHERRY BRALEY?

February 21, 2017 Miraculously, Sherry Braley’s case has been postponed once again.  The next “supposed” court date will be in May 2017. Sherry Braley was arrested by the GBI in June 2015, and the Grand Jury indicted her in August … Continue reading

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JUST WONDERING WHY

January 3, 2017 WHY did Jasper County schools score so low on the recent assessment/accountability tests?   TWG has been informed that teachers sat in meetings in September being scripted on how to talk to parents about the low scores. We … Continue reading

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BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN A FRAUD FROM THE BEGINNING

NEWTON COUNTY FORENSIC AUDIT VINDICATES ALL THOSE OPPOSED TO BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR How exciting can it be to know that when you stand up for something, you might eventually make a difference?!  It took 13 years, but TWG, Mary Patrick, … Continue reading

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TWG RESPONSE TO JDA DEMAND LETTER & ASSERTIONS

December 1, 2016 An open letter to JDA in response to their DEMAND letter. Dear JDA, I didn’t realize YOU had already made the decision that the $1.1 Billion of bonds were NOT secret.  I guess I didn’t get that … Continue reading

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