Jessica Freeman, planner and probation officer in Remerton, invited me to get to know Remerton a little better. “It’s not just college student housing and bars.”
Remerton City Hall
I met up with her at Remerton City Hall. She showed me around the new construction, which includes a second payment window for the busy days when water bills are due. It seems that everyone wears more than one hat on the city staff.
They said almost nothing last month about
Project Max, so we don’t know for sure if for example it is really a glass container company.
They meet again tonight. Actually, that one is cancelled; they meet next April 19th.
The community is invited to the 19th annual 100 Black Men of
Valdosta barbecue cook-off, 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Saturday at the old County Courthouse in downtown
Valdosta. Continue reading →
Do you want foreign corporations to be able to sue the U.S.
because your county has implemented restrictions of pipelines
feeding liquid natural gas exports?
Or because your country hasn’t locked up enough people
for unintentional infringement of copyright?
Or because your state has implemented a GMO-labeling law?
Then you oppose the TPP.
After the November
the Intellectual Property Rights Chapter,
in December Wikileaks released
two documents from the secret
closed Salt Lake City TPP chief negotiators’ meeting
of the Trans-Pacific Partnership,
showing deep divisions between the negotiating countries that have
already caused a U.S.-imposed TPP deadline to be missed.
These documents add potential international treaty enforcement of
“mandates” against restrictions on trade to protect national products
or environment or labor to all the reasons
EFF gives for opposing this corporate-power-grab treaty
LNG export pressures for TPP that would drive up the price of fracked
“natural” gas and push pipelines through numerous states for the profit
of a few fossil fuel and utility executives and investors.
like the Planning Commission did.
They voted to let
sprawl into the county with no conditions, taking staff’s
recommendation instead of one about a fence by the Planning Commission..
They voted to rotate the mostly ceremonial
Vice Chairman position every eight months.
They decided on a price for tentants in the
Leila Ellis Building
and will get around to drawing up a lease agreement.
Commissioners finally did get that list of roads for
Fiddling changes to percentages
evidence for juvenile justice
and hardware and software for
fining people coming off of I-75.
The Lake Park Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Department of
Agriculture, local elected officials, and community members helped
celebrate the opening of the Corbett family’s most recent endeavor.
Raisin’ Cane held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 17th
at their new facility at the corner of
US41S and Newsome Road.
Ken Corbett welcomed those gathered and thanked family, friends, contractors
and more for helping to bring the vision to completion. Continue reading →
Six minutes on who will be
Vice Chairman and when,
a ceremonial position, as far as I know.
13 minutes on a parade of organizations that want to rent space in the
They vote tonight at 5:30 PM.
“I wouldn’t tell anyone what’s safe to eat or what’s not safe to
eat,” Madigan told Reuters. “It’s become clear that some people feel
that any amount of radioactivity, in their minds, is bad and they’d
like to avoid it. But compared to what’s there naturally […] and
what’s established as safety limits, it’s not a large amount at
The White House has given final approval for dramatically raising
permissible radioactive levels in drinking water and soil following
“radiological incidents,” such as nuclear power-plant
accidents and dirty bombs. The final version, slated for Federal
Register publication as soon as today, is a win for the nuclear
industry which seeks Continue reading →