Friday Aug 22
Cell Phone Towers Progressing
Seven of eight cell phone towers slated to go up around Jasper County have been begun, with the eighth one having some issues.
Friday Aug 22
Store Is Burglarized; Suspect Arrested
In the early morning hours of August 16-around 1:27 a.m., deputies from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm call at the Monticello Food Mart located at 210 West Greene St. Deputies arrived on scene at 1:33 a.m., and observed a broken front window.
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Gris: Find your way with Monday trivia
I’m glad everyone enjoyed the Macon restaurant trivia two weeks ago. A lot of folks are still talking about it.
City Approves Drawdown
Members of the Monticello City Council voted 3-2 to drawdown $250,000 from the Municipal Competitive Trust to pay existing bills that have become behind.
Drug Sales Are Targeted
Last week the Jasper County Sheriff's Office obtained arrest warrants for 10 persons who were targeted by a narcotics investigation that was almost a year in the making, according to a report from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.
Eight Are Arrested during Week
Very little crime was reported over the last week, and only eight arrests were reported.
Complete Survey To Improve Community
The communication committee of Forward Jasper has developed a survey for all individuals interested in having input on the betterment of Monticello and Jasper County to complete.