Is it too late to save Camden County?

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“Post 6, 2017 thru 2020 ”

Since: Oct 10

St. Marys, GA

#1 Mar 14, 2013
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/14/ce...

Unless we purge county governance at all levels of native G.O.B., Luddite, xenophobes, it may well be.

We have got to pull out all of the stops to get more jobs of ANY KIND here in Camden. And yes, all citizens have to be willing to INVEST in the effort, both at the polls and at tax time.
Just the facts ma am

Kingsland, GA

#2 Mar 14, 2013
I recall when Durango told the G.O.B they were shutting down. The mobilization of the local politicians along with the chamber of commerce was a sight to behold. We will go to Washington, we will fight you in court, we will buy you out they exclaimed.

After pissing away a lot of tax payer money, time and effort the corporate Durango layers shut down as promised just like the other hundreds of Mill towns. Not one of these fools saw that coming. All those false hopes and dreams right down the toilet.

Face the facts people those days are over. Instead of spending our resources on pipe dream expansion ideas we need to take a step back and look at downsizing. Nothing wrong with small-town living.

We are blessed with the Sub Base and Interstate 95. If it wasn't for the two we would be another Darien.
native non-gob

Cape Coral, FL

#3 Mar 14, 2013
I agree with what you are saying except you think all locals are scum. There are some, I agree but I am not one and I am here to stay.
Moreno Jay wrote:
http://www.foxnews.com/politic s/2013/03/14/census-record-1-i n-3-us-counties-are-now-dying/ ?test=latestnews
Unless we purge county governance at all levels of native G.O.B., Luddite, xenophobes, it may well be.
We have got to pull out all of the stops to get more jobs of ANY KIND here in Camden. And yes, all citizens have to be willing to INVEST in the effort, both at the polls and at tax time.

“Post 6, 2017 thru 2020 ”

Since: Oct 10

St. Marys, GA

#4 Mar 14, 2013
native non-gob wrote:
I agree with what you are saying except you think all locals are scum. There are some, I agree but I am not one and I am here to stay.
<quoted text>
What would you say makes you a non-G.O.B.?
anon

Dornsife, PA

#5 Mar 14, 2013
Just the facts ma am wrote:
We are blessed with the Sub Base and Interstate 95. If it wasn't for the two we would be another Darien.
I hate to admit it, but Darien is in much better fiscal shape than St. Marys.
Simplistic dolt

Cumming, GA

#6 Mar 14, 2013
Even though the Gilman mill is gone, there's still a mill in Brunswick, and two in Fernandina. Pulpwood stumpage prices are pretty good around these parts, compared to some parts of the country.

There are some jobs around, but you might have to drive to Brunswick or Jacksonville. Lot's of folks work at the Port of Brunswick. Overall, things aren't too bad for Camden County, relatively low taxes, a decent school system, reasonably low crime rate.

St. Marys has some serious problems, mostly self-inflicted, but that hardly means the whole county is doomed.
WTF

Saint Marys, GA

#7 Mar 14, 2013
Just the facts ma am wrote:
I recall when Durango told the G.O.B they were shutting down. The mobilization of the local politicians along with the chamber of commerce was a sight to behold. We will go to Washington, we will fight you in court, we will buy you out they exclaimed.
After pissing away a lot of tax payer money, time and effort the corporate Durango layers shut down as promised just like the other hundreds of Mill towns. Not one of these fools saw that coming. All those false hopes and dreams right down the toilet.
Face the facts people those days are over. Instead of spending our resources on pipe dream expansion ideas we need to take a step back and look at downsizing. Nothing wrong with small-town living.
We are blessed with the Sub Base and Interstate 95. If it wasn't for the two we would be another Darien.
Correct me if I am wrong The stupid 7 said they wanted us to be like Darien thats why they spent the money on the boat house.
Truant

Saint Marys, GA

#8 Mar 15, 2013
anon wrote:
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I hate to admit it, but Darien is in much better fiscal shape than St. Marys.
Unlike Camden, McIntosh County has a large drug operation that supplies the County with lots of Cash.
Those GOB's have been importing and exporting drugs for years. I do not want to be anything like them.
Mary Jane

Kingsland, GA

#9 Mar 15, 2013
Truant wrote:
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Unlike Camden, McIntosh County has a large drug operation that supplies the County with lots of Cash.
Those GOB's have been importing and exporting drugs for years. I do not want to be anything like them.
We already are. Witness the unprosecuted St Marys Marijuana Grow House Cases. The public will never know why.
WTF

Saint Marys, GA

#10 Mar 15, 2013
Truant wrote:
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Unlike Camden, McIntosh County has a large drug operation that supplies the County with lots of Cash.
Those GOB's have been importing and exporting drugs for years. I do not want to be anything like them.
What do you think Stan Smith was doing?over on 3rd or 4th st. growing corn

“Post 6, 2017 thru 2020 ”

Since: Oct 10

St. Marys, GA

#11 Mar 15, 2013
All I know is that Commissioner Green Jeans did not have a clue. He told us so.
Pot House Politician

Kingsland, GA

#12 Mar 15, 2013
A perfect coin incidence.

Justice: money talks, the rest walk.
Leonard Peikoff

Saint Marys, GA

#13 Mar 15, 2013
What is going on do we really have a on going Federal Investigation into St. Marys Council and Mayor ? Jay Moreno is the Man.
Furl

Saint Marys, GA

#14 Mar 15, 2013
Jay Moreno for Mayor. He is the man I know the Fed's are coming he is running for Mayor. He will get this little town in line.
Anon

Saint Marys, GA

#15 Mar 16, 2013
It is true Atlanta Based Company just purchased the New York Stock Exchange. Georgia will be changed forever as will New York !
IDK

Covington, GA

#16 Mar 16, 2013
It was true last year. It is also true that the physical locations of the market and trading houses will remain unchanged. Just how will this paper shuffle change Georgia "forever"?
tom

Saint Marys, GA

#17 Mar 16, 2013
Anon wrote:
It is true Atlanta Based Company just purchased the New York Stock Exchange. Georgia will be changed forever as will New York !
Atlanta will be changed forever would be more correct.
tom

Saint Marys, GA

#18 Mar 16, 2013
Who is this hedge fund group?
Simplistic dolt

Cumming, GA

#19 Mar 16, 2013
tom wrote:
Who is this hedge fund group?
Intercontinental Exchange, better known as ICE. Not really a hedge fund, but here's a puff piece from the NYT.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/20/business/je...

Kinda sorta doubtful there will be much impact in Camden Co. Mostly the big data centers in Alpharetta and Sandy Springs.
not sure

Saint Marys, GA

#20 Mar 16, 2013
Is this the company Skip Drury is high up in ?

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