It isn't new, over a year old, but since nobody replied and it seems you are still looking:
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You should join because:
-Herochat (organizes chat)
-dedicated and mature staff
-friendly community! ~30 people strong
The server I play on only has on normally only has 1-8 people at a time. It's an SMP that lets you aquire blocks just slightly faster than normal. It helps you get those big builds done in days instead of weeks so that is very helpful.
I think they also pay you if you start a town so that is right up your alley. I know they are looking for trustful people to play awhile too so they can make them mods as well.
If you want in send me a private message im running out of posts here.
Oh last thing the only thing you might not like is that they just implemented a prison, you start in the prison and have to play there for about 40 minutes before you are let into the regular world. I kind of like it actually it scares the griefers and whiners away.