Category Archives: Open Government

DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY & COUNTY ENTER INTO LEASE AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION—WHY IS THIS A BIG SECRET?

August 8, 2018  Only by reading the July 2, 2018 minutes would you ever know that the Jasper County BOC and the DAJC have a lease agreement for a piece of land.  The lease term is one (1) year with … Continue reading

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WHO HAS TAKEN OVER THE WOOD FLOORING PLANT?  ARE THE TAXPAYERS OFF THE HOOK FOR NOW?

July 10, 2018 On March 21, 2018, TWG asked, “Has the taxpayer backed wood flooring plant closed?”  https://taxdogs.wordpress.com/2018/03/21/has-the-taxpayer-backed-wood-flooring-plant-closed/ On March 24, 2018, TWG reported that DAJC’s Executive Director, David Dyer, responded that the DAJC “will not honor the open records … Continue reading

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K9 KENNELS SHUT DOWN BY DEP’T OF AGRICULTURE AND CITED IN MAGISTRATE COURT

July 7, 2018 In Magistrate Court yesterday, the DOA said that David Williams of K9 Kennels is still required to have a kennel license.  He disputed that, telling the Magistrate Judge, “Shane says I don’t have to have one.  Shane … Continue reading

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STATE HAS TO SHUT DOWN KENNEL BECAUSE SHANE SEALY REFUSES TO DO HIS JOB

July 4, 2018 Back in May of this year, TWG sent out a blog about several violations being allowed by Shane Sealy, who is over Code Enforcement.  One was the Peach State K-9 Kennel on Hwy 212 W near Larry’s … Continue reading

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THE BIGGEST THREAT TO JASPER COUNTY

April 11, 2018 Do you know what is considered to be the biggest threat to Jasper County? It is not poor roads or lack of infrastructure. It is not high property taxes. It is not wasteful spending or ever increasing … Continue reading

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THE WOOD FLOORING PLANT—WAS A SCAM PERPETRATED ON THE TAXPAYERS OF JASPER COUNTY?

March 24, 2018 The DAJC through its director, David Dyer, has told the TWG that they will not honor the open records request for documents concerning the wood flooring plant…due to “pending litigation.”  Note to DAJC—pending litigation is not an … Continue reading

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HAS THE TAXPAYER-BACKED WOOD FLOORING PLANT CLOSED?

March 21, 2018 Rumors have been rampant since before Christmas that the “Wood Flooring Plant” (Thompson & Thwaite, LLC) has closed.  Reliable sources have told us again this week that the plant is closed.  TWG submitted an open records request … Continue reading

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