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Vendor Applications Still Being Accepted for Weekend Christmas Parade in Bowman

December 2, 2013

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now the focus for the Bowman Special Events Committee has zeroed in on one of Elbert County’s three different Christmas parades. The city of Bowman will hold their annual Christmas parade on Saturday December 7th, and will also be holding their 3rd edition of the Bowman Christmas Bazaar on…

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Elberton City Council Meets for Final Time in 2013 Later this Evening

December 2, 2013

It’s going to be an interesting meeting tonight for the Elberton City Council, as the council gathers for its final meeting in the 2013 calendar year. Kicking off tonight’s agenda will be a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments from the businesses in violation of the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of October and November.…

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Blood Pressures Being Screened Today at Elberton Housing Authority

December 2, 2013

Don’t forget that today there will be a special event taking place at the Elberton Housing Authority. Rodney Willis, a paramedic with Madison and Elbert Counties will be screening blood pressures at the Elberton Housing Authority from 10:00am until 1:00pm this afternoon. All Elbert County residents are welcome to attend the free screening, but the…

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2nd Annual Women’s Business Expo Coming Up on Friday

December 2, 2013

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will present its second annual Women’s Business Expo on Friday, December 6 at the Athens SBDC. The Women’s Business Expo will allow attendees the opportunity to meet other women in business from the Athens area for networking and presentations by women professionals in public relations and online…

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Two People Facing Drug Charges

November 28, 2013

Two people are facing drug charges after a knock and talk was conducted at a Quill Road residence. Deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office made contact with several residents inside the home. Further investigation by deputies and a look inside the residence; led to the arrest 20-year-old Tyler Streetman of Nicholson, GA and 21-year-old…

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Elbert County Police Chief encourages Safe Travel

November 28, 2013

The Thanksgiving Day travel period is one, if not the most, busiest travel timeframes of the year. According to Georgia DOT District Engineer Bayne Smith, there are about three thousand accidents on Georgia roads each year during the Thanksgiving Day travel period. Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh says his department is going to be out…

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Blood Pressure Screening Coming Up

November 28, 2013

Coming up on Monday will be a special event at the Elberton Housing Authority. Rodney Willis, a paramedic with Madison and Elbert Counties will be screening blood pressures at the Elberton Housing Authority from 10:00am until 1:00pm. All Elbert County residents are welcome to attend the free screening, but the focus at the event will…

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Butterball Turkey Line Opens Today

November 28, 2013

Today, Americans everywhere will be brushing up on their culinary skills to get ready to feed family and friends this Thanksgiving. Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert Tara Groberski says there is a new trend when it comes to preparing the traditional Thanksgiving meal. “Over the years the number of men that are helping out in the…

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Search Continues for Man Who Fled Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputies

November 27, 2013

A verbal dispute late last week, turns into a bit of a chase for deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. On Friday, a deputy responded to a call on Campbell Street Extension about a dispute between two men, one of which was identified as Byron Terrell Arnold. A short time later, the deputy noticed…

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Speeding Looks to be an Issue for Newly Elected Bowman Council to Handle

November 27, 2013

Speeding in the city of Bowman continues to be a major concern consistently presented to the Bowman city council. Newly elected councilmember Calvin Wade Bridges was on hand at Monday’s regular meeting of the council, and brought forward the concerns he has received from Bowman residents about speeding. He said while campaigning, that speeding was…

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