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SALMON RESIGNATION LETTER

December 29, 2018 Craig Salmon had the following letter published in the 12/27/18 Monticello News, announcing his resignation.  Click the link below to read the entire letter. Salmon Resignation 12.27.18_18 Be Informed.  Stay Informed. TWG Citizens, be informed and stay informed!  … Continue reading

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EARLY VOTING STARTS TOMORROW

November 25, 2018 Since turnout is likely to be light, your vote will be more important than ever. Early voting for the Dec. 4 runoff election begins at 8 a.m. tomorrow at the Courthouse.  Early voting will continue through Friday, … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY TAXPAYERS PAY OVER $7,000 FOR BIG SPREAD AT EMPLOYEE PARTY

October 26, 2018 Anyone can have a Christmas party, but it should not be at taxpayers’ expense.  In 2016, the checks paying for the employee Christmas party totaled more than $2500.  In 2017, the county employees were each given a … Continue reading

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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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