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Elberton City Council Gathers for February Regular Meeting this Evening

February 3, 2014

The Elberton City Council meets later this evening for their regular meeting for the month of February. Few items are on the agenda this evening, but some of those few items include the recognition of employees attaining twenty-five years of service to the city, as well as the consideration of adopting a Resolution of Appreciation…

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Elbert County Schools on Normal Schedule Today, Headstart Program Remains Closed

January 31, 2014

All schools will return to their normal schedules this morning. However, the Atlanta-based Head Start program will remain closed until Monday, February 3. Tuesday, February 18, has been designated as an inclement weather make-up day for students. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell wanted to get this announcement out as soon as possible after Wednesday’s…

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American Red Cross Prepares for First Blood Drive of 2014 in Elberton

January 31, 2014

The American Red Cross is holding their first blood drive of 2014 in Elbert County early next week. Red Cross Spokesperson Kristin Stancil says the winter is a time of the year when historically, the blood supply decreases, while demand typically remains the same. “Well during the winter months we see fewer donors because people…

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Bowman Special Election Candidates Announced

January 31, 2014

The candidates for a special election coming up in the city of Bowman have been revealed. Reason for the special election is that Councilwoman Pauline Siegler resigned mid-way through her four year term due to health issues. Running to fill the remainder of that term will be former Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson and Scott…

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Congressman Collins Speaks in Favor of House Resolution 7

January 31, 2014

While our area was dealing with snow and ice earlier this week, Congressman Doug Collins (GA-9) was in Washington speaking in support of House Resolution 7. Also referred to as the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, the legislation is Co-Sponsored by Congressman Collins. While speaking on the house floor, the Congressman said this is…

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UGA Ballroom Group Performs Tomorrow at Elbert Theatre

January 31, 2014

The UGA Ballroom Dance Group makes their return to the Elbert Theatre this weekend. The dance show consists of steps set to popular songs and features Latin-inspired style and smooth couples dancing. Though Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says that’s not all the group will be doing. “They are not only doing just couples, they…

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List of Closings and Delays Due to Weather for 1/30

January 30, 2014

Updated 1/30/2014 8:30am The following is a list of closings and delays for our area. If you have a closing to share with us please call (706) 283-1400 or (706) 213-1051. You can also email any closing or delay information to stephens@gacaradio.com.   Delays Elbert County Schools – Operating on a 2-hour delay for Thursday…

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Elbert County Schools on a 2-Hour Delay this Morning

January 30, 2014

With safety being the primary concern of Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell, all Elbert County schools and the Board of Education Office will implement a two-hour delay this morning. With delayed start, there will be a two-hour delay in the morning start time for students with a normal dismissal time in the afternoon. Morning…

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Gas Prices Remain Stable, Expected to Increase as February Arrives

January 30, 2014

Gas prices remain stable for another week as January comes to a close. Both the national average and Southeast gas prices are below last year’s cost for a gallon of gas. U.S. inventories of crude oil rose for the first time last week after seven straight weeks of decreases, according to the Energy Information Administration.…

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Several Raises Handed Out for Bowman City Employees

January 30, 2014

The Bowman City Council approved several personnel decisions, including pay raises for some current employees. Deborah Walker was hired to be the new Bowman City Clerk at a rate of eleven dollars an hour; additionally Angie Pullen was hired on as the Assistant City Clerk at a rate of nine dollars an hour. Both those…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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