Category Archives: Sheriff

COURTHOUSE SECURITY BEING BEEFED UP

July 24, 2018 The BOC has agreed to more than double the Courthouse Security budget by adding another deputy to the courthouse security staff and installing metal detectors. From previous BOC conversations, we understood that all doors to the courthouse … Continue reading

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Is the City Threatening the County?

 January 28, 2018 I read last week’s column by Mayor Pro Tem, Stone Workman, and his article seemed to include a threat to the County BOC and the taxpayers (property owners) in the county.  Mr. Workman gives three (3) options … Continue reading

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ANOTHER JASPER COUNTY EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR THEFT

January 5, 2018   As reported, “Joel Keith Haddock, 41, of Monticello was charged with three counts of theft by taking. Mr. Haddock is a former Emergency Technical Technician (EMT) for the county’s fire/rescue program, and he allegedly took money … Continue reading

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CERTAIN COUNTY ROADS ARE NOW “NO THRU TRUCKS” ROADS

November 16, 2017   County Manager, Mike Benton, told the BOC last Monday night that certain county roads are now “No Thru Trucks” roads, and that the county and Sheriff’s department will work together to enforce the designation.     … 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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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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COUNTY CAN NOT PROVIDE SATISFACTORY CODE ENFORCEMENT BUT MEETING TO CONSIDER DOING CITY ENFORCEMENT ANYWAY

September 19, 2017 Last night’s BOC meeting proved one thing—the City is pushing the County to do code enforcement for them even though the City has the money to provide it themselves. Only 3 BOC members were present last night, … Continue reading

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