Category Archives: Water

JCWSA OPPOSED TO CITY MEGASITE PROJECT

October 12, 2017 JCWSA member Ken McMichael spoke to the BOC and wanted them to sign a joint letter to USDA opposing the city of Monticello’s “Megasite” project. Mr. McMichael told the BOC the JCWSA has always intended to use … Continue reading

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BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR—THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING IT TO THE TAXPAYERS

Newton Co. set to deed back approx. 200 acres of land they paid $1,400,000 for outside of Mansfield, GA–FREE August 30, 2017  Marshall McCart of Covington has his own blog and website and keeps up with the goings on in … Continue reading

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ZONING HEARING FOR 231.70 ACRE SUBDIVISION ON JACKSON LAKE RD.

July 21, 2017 You may have missed it because the ad says “Advertisement for Special Exception,” which does not really let the public know it is a zoning hearing for a “special exception” to the current rules. Key Family Holdings, … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO NOTIFIES PUBLIC OF IMPENDING 40 YEAR LOAN

June 20, 2017 City of Monticello officials have been in talks with USDA-Rural Development since early March about a new ‘megasite’ off  Hwy 11 South at Feldspar Rd.  according to open records received from the USDA.  The most recent meeting … Continue reading

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CITY TO PURCHASE NEW MEGASITE—COST UNKNOWN TO PUBLIC—40 YEARS OF DEBT TO BUY

June 7, 2017 The Monticello News recently printed an article titled, “City to Purchase Megasite for Water, Growth”  Even though the Monticello News reported “the purchase WILL be made through USDA grants and loans,” there has NOT been a grant … Continue reading

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BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN A FRAUD FROM THE BEGINNING

NEWTON COUNTY FORENSIC AUDIT VINDICATES ALL THOSE OPPOSED TO BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR How exciting can it be to know that when you stand up for something, you might eventually make a difference?!  It took 13 years, but TWG, Mary Patrick, … Continue reading

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ANY CONNECTION BETWEEN THE BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR LAND DEAL AND THE STANTON SPRINGS LAND DEAL?

December 18, 2015 After you read the article below, think about the proposed Stanton Springs land sale deal, and ask yourself, is it worth selling $6,560,000+ of land to a developer to reap $836,000? That’s an 87% loss of our … Continue reading

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