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WHICH COUNTY EMPLOYEES GET PAY RAISES?

August 13, 2018 The BOC has held two (2) executive sessions to discuss employee raises. They held one after the 8/6/18 meeting, and one tonight during the 8/13/18 meeting. Obviously the BOC couldn’t agree how raises would be done; so … Continue reading

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PENNAMON BLASTS CITY OFFICIALS –COMES OUT AGAINST CONSOLIDATION

August 7, 2018 At the BOC meeting last night, Carl Pennamon, Chair of the Jasper County BOC, blasted the Monticello City Council and their refusal to negotiate services as required by State Law (HB489) in good faith.  He also emphasized … Continue reading

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Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire

Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shire-m-a-takeda/japans-takeda-agrees-to-62-billion-takeover-of-shire-idUSKBN1I90IC BUSINESS NEWS MAY 8, 2018 / 2:22 AM Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion Shire deal as pharma M&A rolls on Ben Hirschler, Paul Sandle, Sam Nussey 7 MIN READ LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) … Continue reading

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Update on Landfill Hours & Fees for Tires

April 7, 2018 Sammy McCowan, landfill operator, has sent us information stating that the landfill hours have changed.  The landfill now closes 15 minutes earlier each day.  The Jasper County Landfill HOURS OF OPERATION Thursday and Friday – 7:30 a.m. – … Continue reading

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

April 6, 2018 If you have junk to take to the landfill, the month of April is the time to do it. The BOC is allowing all Jasper County residents to bring in their junk, including tires, to the landfill free of charge for … Continue reading

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Stanton Springs may be home to new Facebook data center–JDA Meeting Tonight

January 23, 2018 According to an article in the Rockdale Citizen: “The JDA is scheduled to meet today at 6 p.m. One item on the agenda is a resolution for a purchase and sale agreement, pre-development agreement and site access … Continue reading

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P&Z DENIES SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE 4-0

December 1, 2017 Thank you to all the people attending the P&Z meeting last night! Last night the P&Z Board denied the Special Events Ordinance 4-0.  (Vice-Chair Lee Holman was out of town.)  There were approximately 30 people attending, including … Continue reading

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