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Blog Formatting in Email Version

The blog previously published this evening has several different formatting styles due to pasting copies of the development ordinance. The email you received may have big bold lettering here and there and not where it is intended. Please go directly … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS FROM CITIZENS AND BOC PUT DEVELOPER OF KEY ESTATE PROPERTY IN QUANDRY

August 10, 2017 The public hearing Monday night (8/7/17) concerning the zoning exception for the Key Estate property showed that the citizens are anticipating what may happen, and some asked that the BOC put stipulations in place to keep it … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS ARISE ABOUT PROPERTY VALUES– ARE THEY FAIR? ARE THEY CORRECT?

June 25, 2017 When property values are set, they are supposed to be substantially “uniform” with other similar properties. Are they? Why did the county properties have inflation increases when no city properties had inflation increases? What about certain commercial … Continue reading

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FIGHT, BRUCE, FIGHT

June 23, 2017 Comm. Bruce Henry has twice attempted to get the rest of the BOC to go along with him and start setting money aside for capital projects, such as roads and buildings. He has advocated using the estimated … Continue reading

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IN THE LINE OF DUTY?

March 30, 2017 Dear Editor, I have contemplated for over a year about writing this letter, and have talked myself out it several times.  However, the continued “incidents” I see need to be addressed before someone is injured or killed … Continue reading

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DUMPING AT THE LANDFILL IS FREE DURING APRIL FOR JASPER COUNTY RESIDENTS

March 19, 2017 If you have junk to take to the landfill, hold off until April 1st. The BOC is allowing all Jasper County residents to bring in their junk, including tires, to the landfill free of charge for the … Continue reading

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PERMIT A SHED & BUILD A HOUSE–CODES ENFORCED UNEQUALLY AND SOMETIMES NOT AT ALL

March 14, 2017 The lack of code enforcement and/or the partiality in enforcing the codes of Jasper County has gotten out of control.  Many times it appears if you know the right people, you can get away with doing things … Continue reading

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