Jasper County Newswire (Page 3)

Jasper County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, GA. (Page 3)

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  1. Mother claims principal threatened her with jail if 5-year-old son wasn't paddledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... been shared nearly 60,000 times, was filmed Wednesday and shows the principal and the assistant principal of Jasper County Primary School in Monticello, Ga., attempting to bend the boy over a chair and spank him with a long wooden paddle as he ...

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  2. Mother claims principal threatened her with jail if 5-year-old son wasna t paddledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... been shared nearly 60,000 times, was filmed Wednesday and shows the principal and the assistant principal of Jasper County Primary School in Monticello, Ga., attempting to bend the boy over a chair and spank him with a long wooden paddle as he ...

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  3. A screenshot of the video from Shana Perez's Facebook page.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    JASPER COUNTY, GA - A Georgia mother said she's upset that her son had to be paddled as a part of disciplinary actions at his school - and she posted the videos of the incident to social media. The mother, Shana Perez, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that her 5-year-old son, Thomas, a student at Jasper County Primary School, was being disciplined for allegedly spitting on a student after he tried to hit a different student.

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  4. Video of Georgia school paddling ignites corporal punishment school debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Echo

    ... keep her son from being paddled, the sheriff says that's not something he would have let his deputies do. The Jasper County School District, about 50 miles southeast of Atlanta, says it's aware of the video but can't comment on this case, but said ...

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  5. Georgia Mother Secretly Records Son Being Paddled By School AdministratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... with parental consent. The district is investigating the incident and looking into its' discipline policies," Jasper County Schools said in a statement. "I shouldn't have been worried about going to jail. I should have been worried about my father's ...

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  6. School Administrator Paddles 5-Year-Old, Mom Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... 5-year-old with a paddle because he got into a fight and spit on another student. The two administrators from Jasper County Primary School tried to get the kindergartner to stand still. Thomas' mother, Shana Perez secretly recorded the video. She ...

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  7. GA mom videos 5-year-old son being paddled at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    JASPER COUNTY, GA - A Georgia mother said she's upset that her son had to be paddled as a part of disciplinary actions at his school - and she posted the videos of the incident to social media. The mother, Shana Perez, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that her 5-year-old son, Thomas, a student at Jasper County Primary School, was being disciplined for allegedly spitting on a student after he tried to hit a different student.

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  8. Viral video reignites corporal punishment school debate Read Story Jon Shirek and Julie Wolfe, WXIARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Marie Perez, posted video on her Facebook page of the principal and assistant principal of her son's school, Jasper County Primary School in Monticello, trying to paddle him. The boy resisted and struggled to avoid being spanked with a wooden paddle ...

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  9. Street Is Declared Drug-FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    Last Thursday, April 7, Sheriff Donnie Pope and members of the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, Monticello Mayor Bryan Standifer and members of the Monticello City Council, Jasper County Board of Commissioners, County Manager Mike Benton, several city and county employees, along with concerned citizens and residents of Mason Street met on Mason Street to declare the area a Drug Free Zone and erect signs proclaiming it as such.

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  10. Several Are Arrested HereRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    Jasper County deputies had a relatively slow week, with only three incidents to report. They were called to a report of shoplifting at Suzie Q's on Hwy.

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  11. Property Values IncreaseRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    2016 Jasper County property tax assessments will be mailed next week and property owners should expect value increases or at least the status quo, according to Chief Appraiser Lynn Bentley. 'We are definitely back to a positive real estate market,' ...

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  12. Hospital Contributes To EconomyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    In 2014, Jasper Memorial Hospital in Monticello, generated more than $12,647,185 in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state's largest hospital trade association. The report also found that during the same time period, Jasper Memorial Hospital provided approximately $850,121 in uncompensated care while sustaining more than 342 full-time jobs throughout Monticello and the rest of the state.

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  13. Former City Manager, Doug White, To ReturnRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    ... were budgeted for or where the money would be taken from. Council members heard from Pam Mayer, Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce President, on upcoming events that are going on in the city, some of which need council approval. She ...

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  14. Deputies Investigate ComplaintsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    Jasper County deputies investigated two reports of theft on Guy Jones Road in Newborn over the last week. In the first one, a complainant said his 1986 Mercury Marquis was missing.

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  15. Candidate Forum Set April 21Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Monticello News

    The community is invited to attend a 'Meet The 2016 Candidates' Forum sponsored by the Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce next Thursday, April 21, 2016 in the Courtroom at the Jasper County Courthouse from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All candidates that are running in the 2016 General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, have been invited to attend. Candidates who have qualified for the election will be introduced during the forum, but only candidates with opposition will be asked questions.

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  16. Education 6 hour ago 10:31 a.m.Viral video reignites corporal punishment school debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A young mother of two is accusing school administrators of abusing her five-year-old son in their attempts to paddle him on Wednesday. The mother, Shana Marie Perez, posted video on her Facebook page of the principal and assistant principal of her son's school, Jasper County Primary School in Monticello, trying to paddle him.

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  17. Foster Care Home Is PurchasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Monticello News

    The residential group home Never Too Late was purchased and the deed filed on March 15, 2016. Never Too Late's Board of Directors purchased the Edgewood property, a former assisted living home, with a loan from the Bank of Monticello, with the personal guarantees of multiple board members.

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  18. Deputies Investigate BurglariesRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Monticello News

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office responded to several complaints of burglary in the last week. In a theft by taking incident on Guy Jones Road in Newborn, numerous items were reported missing, sometime between March 10 and March 28. Items missing included a golf cart, pressure washer, tools, and battery charger.

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  19. Mr. Wayne Kenneth EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    Mr. Wayne Kenneth English, 68, of Flovilla, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016, in Griffin.

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  20. Woman DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Monticello News

    Amanda Lynn Herring was killed last Wednesday, March 16, when she lost control of the car she was driving and wrecked on Hwy. 212 east near Avant Road.

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