Tag Archives: Jasper County Sheriff

RAISE PROPERTY TAXES AND CITIZENS GET MORE SERVICES??

May 10, 2017  Comm. Don Jernigan seems to think if the county brings in more taxes, then citizens get more services.  It is hard to tell where that idea comes from.  After living here 40 years, and my taxes are … Continue reading

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IN THE LINE OF DUTY?

March 30, 2017 Dear Editor, I have contemplated for over a year about writing this letter, and have talked myself out it several times.  However, the continued “incidents” I see need to be addressed before someone is injured or killed … Continue reading

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ANOTHER “FREE WEDDING” EVENT AT BENNETT COVE

August 18, 2016 Sunday, August 14, 2016, another wedding took place at Bennett Cove.  According to Cecil Bennett, he does not charge for these weddings (or any event); he allows all these functions to take place out of the goodness … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY’S WILD NIGHT LIFE—ROCK ‘N ROLL

“THE PARTY HOUSE” APPLYING FOR SPECIAL USE PERMIT January 3, 2016  (Some Content in this blog may not be appropriate for persons under 18 years of age.) The Planning & Zoning Board will have its hands full on Thursday, January … Continue reading

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SHERIFF OFFICIALLY TAKES OVER LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES FOR CITY OF MONTICELLO

July 9, 2014   On July 7th the BOC agreed to the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Sheriff, Jasper County, and the City of Monticello. This item was added to the agenda because the negotiations had not been completed until approximately … Continue reading

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COUNTY TO TAKE OVER CITY POLICING DUTIES

THE FIRST STEP TO CITY-COUNTY CONSOLIDATION HAS TAKEN PLACE June 11, 2014 You have probably heard about all the uproar over the City Council disbanding the Monticello Police Department (MPD) by voting to approve the FY15 budget Tuesday night (6/10/14). … Continue reading

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