Category Archives: Recreation

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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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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A NEW $2,000,000 RECREATION BUILDING FOR WHO?

August 17, 2017 The Jasper County BOC plans to borrow (with your yes vote on the 2018 SPLOST) $1,700,000 for a new Recreation building and add an additional $300,000 from the current 2012 SPLOST.  This Rec building will be part … 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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PENNAMON & JERNIGAN TAG-TEAM TO PUMMEL HENRY

July 27, 2017 How dare Comm. Henry think about cuts to bring down the amount the county plans to borrow—now up to $8.2M. There have been two public hearings about the proposed SPLOST and the $8.2M list of projects wanted … Continue reading

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IT WAS A BOND, NOW IT’S JUST BORROWING MONEY.  JDA REVENUE WAS GOING TO HELP PAY THE DEBT, NOW THE BOC SAYS “THEY NEVER SAID THAT.”

July 25, 2017 Constant changes and confusion….it’s how they get you to vote on what they “say” before you know all the facts. Do you know what you will be voting on in November with the 2018 SPLOST?  The purpose … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES, WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES?

 Whu d’ya have? Buildings or roads? 25 years of debt?  It is up to you! July 17, 2017 Commissioners complain about not being able to pave roads because they don’t have enough money.   And, according to Comm. Pennamon, the Public Works … Continue reading

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