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SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT BEING CONSIDERED FOR JASPER COUNTY

How about a wild weekend party with loud music into the night on the 30 acres next door to where you live? Or what about all weekend motocross race with the sound of 500 2-stroke engines whining all day long … 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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NEWTON COUNTY BOC MEETING PACKED WITH CITIZENS CONCERNED ABOUT MOSQUE

August 17, 2016 The Mosque issue was NOT on the meeting agenda.  However, Comm. John Douglas, whose district this area is in, had the mosque issued put on the agenda and moved to the first item on the agenda.   … Continue reading

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AUDITOR CHARGES $26,000 TO DO P&Z AUDIT

January 17, 2016 Last year Sherry Braley was arrested by the GBI for “misappropriating” county funds.  The Grand Jury has yet to hear the case. At the 1/11/16 BOC meeting, the BOC was informed that the forensic audit for P&Z … 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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JUNKYARD HAS YET TO GET REQUIRED SPECIAL USE PERMIT—HEARING SET FOR THURSDAY, 12/3/15 AT 7:00PM

November 30, 2015 Nancy Carlton, owner of the property at 33 Edwards Road, has finally applied for a Special Use permit on 4.4 acres at the corner of Hwy 83 S and Edwards Rd. to allow a Junkyard. This junkyard … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY NOW WANTS A COPY OF YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE AND MORE PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR A BUSINESS LICENSE—PLUS AN ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE FEE

November 4, 2015   The P&Z department has sent out the “Business License” package for 2016. This is the first time in 3 years that the license renewals have been sent out before late December! Kudos to P&Z! However, there … Continue reading

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