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SPLOST PASSES

November 7, 2017   SPLOST passes with 10.85% of registered voters voting. FOR–567 AGAINST–328 Total voting 897   Now to see if “all those out of town people” come in and pay for it as  we have been told they … 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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IT’S UP!  BOC UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE

October 9, 2017 Within 2 hours of our post this morning, the old website was inactive with an error received when trying to access it. This afternoon, the new BOC website is up.  Check it out! http://jaspercountyga.org/ This website incorporates … Continue reading

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WILL BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR EVER GO AWAY?

Tomorrow night at 5:30PM in the Newton County Courthouse there will be a Work Session on Bear Creek Reservoir. As the above post states, this project should be DEAD for lack of need.  Newton County has sunk almost $25,000,000 in … Continue reading

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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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