Tag Archives: Comm. Doug Luke

AFTER YEARS OF WORKING AT IT, BRIDGE OVER PITTMAN’S BRANCH ON PITTS CHAPEL RD. WILL BECOME A REALITY

January 11, 2019 The BOC, and Comm. Doug Luke in particular, worked for three or four years to get the one-lane bridge over Pittman’s Branch on Pitts Chapel Road replaced with a two-lane bridge. When talks first commenced, the Jasper … Continue reading

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JERNIGAN SEEMS EAGER TO SELL OUT COUNTY—WANTS TO SUPPORT NEW RULES FOR DEVELOPERS DESPITE EXISTING ORDINANCES

August 10, 2018 If you think developers and new businesses should have special rules over and above the citizens that live in Jasper County and that support the county with their taxes, this blog is not for you. John Snow, … Continue reading

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HIGHWAY 142 BAR IS NOW HIGHWAY 142 JUNK YARD

October 24, 2017 “The Hwy 142 Bar is now the Hwy 142 junkyard.  K Motors is basically a junk yard.  It looks rough.” —Doug Luke 10/2/17 BOC meeting It seems the County Manager doesn’t get it when a commissioner complains … Continue reading

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SPLOST –DON’T BE DECEIVED–IT IS MORE THAN JUST A PENNY

October 16, 2017 The BOC, Chamber of Commerce, and others like to tell us “it’s only a penny”, but it is a whole lot more than that.  It is additional property taxes year after year PLUS that “penny” on every … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES, WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES?

 Whu d’ya have? Buildings or roads? 25 years of debt?  It is up to you! July 17, 2017 Commissioners complain about not being able to pave roads because they don’t have enough money.   And, according to Comm. Pennamon, the Public Works … Continue reading

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GDOT THREATENS BOC – MAINTAIN ROUND-A-BOUTS OR HAVE 380 MONEY WITHDRAWN

February 13, 2017 There was a lot of time spent at last Monday night’s meeting discussing the round-a-bouts (RAB) that GDOT wants to install at Hwy 16 E and Hwy 380 and Hwy 83 N and the new extension of … Continue reading

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COMMISSIONERS LUKE & PENNAMON REBUKE TRAMMELL FOR FAVORITISM

July 13, 2016 An unusual exchange between commissioners took place at the Monday, July 11, BOC meeting after citizen comments.  After not keeping time on one citizen, Comm. Trammell tried to reign in other citizens and then tried to cut … Continue reading

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