Category Archives: Property taxes

SPLOST & THE PROPOSED RECREATION BUILDING

August 20, 2017 Our post A NEW $2,000,000 RECREATION BUILDING FOR WHO?  has produced a lot of comments, some questions, and some questionable “facts” as reasons for needing/wanting the building; however, the question concerning WHO this proposed recreation building will be … Continue reading

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PREMIER DEV INC—DEVELOPERS OR LAND LIQUIDATORS?

August 12, 2017 A little research on the internet brings into question how the Key Estate property on Jackson Lake will really be developed.  A similar property—The Peninsula at Lake James in North Carolina—may give us some insight. Here is … Continue reading

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WHAT WERE THE SPLOST CUTS AND ARE THEY REALLY CUT?

“WE DIDN’T CUT IT, WE JUST PUT IT IN A DIFFERENT BUCKET”—Comm. Salmon August 5, 2017 TWG has repeatedly warned you of the $8.2M of debt the BOC plans to encumber you with, while trying to pass it off as … Continue reading

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ZONING HEARING FOR 231.70 ACRE SUBDIVISION ON JACKSON LAKE RD.

July 21, 2017 You may have missed it because the ad says “Advertisement for Special Exception,” which does not really let the public know it is a zoning hearing for a “special exception” to the current rules. Key Family Holdings, … Continue reading

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HOW CAN CITIZENS COMMENT WHEN THEY DON’T HAVE A CLUE WHAT IS GOING ON?

July 8, 2017 TWG has complained for years about the vague and even misleading agenda the BOC produces for their meetings.  If the citizens don’t know what an agenda item is about, how do they voice their concerns to the … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNERS GET TAX BREAK

July 6, 2017 It might be very small, and certainly won’t offset the tax increases from the BOC and School Board, but it is something. Despite the majority of the BOC refusing to use the rollback rate on the tax … Continue reading

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PROJECT MEATLOAF—WHAT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS ALL ABOUT

July 1, 2017 It seems “Economic Development” has become nothing more than Corporate Welfare at the expense of county property owners. Project Meatloaf is the code name for an “economic development project” in Cobb County.  What is most interesting about … Continue reading

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