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Joint Development Authority Emergency response squabble spills over to JDA

Shire suggests contract with city; new fire district possible

Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2018 12:00 am

COVINGTON, Ga. — When the Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton Counties meets Tuesday for its regularly scheduled meeting, one of the topics on the agenda will be the best way to provide fire and EMS for the Stanton Springs both short and long term.

The conversation comes on the heels of a nearly two-hour special called Monday meeting on the same topic. It comes as Shire is ramping up to full production and construction continues on Facebook’s new data center along Shire Parkway.

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