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Bowman City Council Bumps Up Regular Meeting to this Evening

June 17, 2013
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The Bowman City Council is moving the date up on its regular meeting. Taking place this evening, the council will plan on holding both its work session and regular meeting. Reason for the bump up in the date is that Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson will be out of town attending the GMA Conference during…

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Parking for the Park Cruise-In Follows Family Fun Day Event

June 14, 2013
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Originally set for the month of April, Bowman’s Parking for the Park Cruise-In Car Show will finally take place tomorrow afternoon. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons explains that this car show is vital in raising funds for the Bowman City Park. “This is an important event for us in Bowman, as all proceeds go…

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Bowman Branch of Mountain Education Center Readies for Fall Classes

June 14, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Mountain Education Center of North Georgia is opening a new learning center in Bowman for teens that have dropped out of high school. Begun in 2001, the Mountain Education Center is a charter school system with 15 locations in North Georgia – including one in Toccoa. George…

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Final Two Defendants Plead in Stephens Co. Home Invasion Case

June 14, 2013
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By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   The final two defendants in a Stephens County home invasion that resulted in the death of one of the alleged intruders have entered pleas. 20-year-old Qym Dashun Johnson of Canon and 16-year-old Daniel Lee Holmes of an unknown address entered the pleas in Stephens County Superior Court earlier…

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Georgia Wildlife Tags Now Available

June 14, 2013
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Three new wild life license plate designs are now available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division announced yesterday. The new plate designs for the next generation of wildlife plates which include the soaring bald eagle, the bobwhite quail, deer and wild turkey, and the brook trout rising to…

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Family Fun Day to Benefit Phillips Family Begins Saturday Morning

June 14, 2013
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Coming up tomorrow morning will be the start of the Family Fun Day event, which is being held in honor of Brent Phillips. The event features several different raffles, live music by local performers, hot dog and hamburger lunches, and even a kids’ only section. Raffle tickets range in price from one, ten, or twenty-five…

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Gas Prices Increase, Still Expected to Drop Before End of June

June 13, 2013
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Retail gas prices have remained relatively stable across the Southeast region. However, motorists may see pump prices move a little higher this week after the cost of a barrel of oil increased on positive employment data. Crude prices rose after the U.S. Labor Department reported a payroll increase of 175,000 in May, more than initially…

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Elbert County Graduate Among 50 Winners of Horatio Alger Scholarship

June 13, 2013
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A 2013 Elbert County graduate is amongst the fifty Georgia High School seniors that received the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship. Class of 2013 Valedictorian Rosemary Schatz was one of the fifty winners of the five thousand dollar scholarship announced late last week. That money will go towards college tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and…

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Drowning in Hart County Ruled Accidental Drowning

June 13, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Autopsy results are back on the Hartwell man who died while swimming in Lake Hartwell Saturday. 54-year old Dennis Baker, of the Reed Creek Community in Hartwell died around 7:30p last Saturday evening while swimming with friends at the old Reed Creek Boat Ramp. Hart County Sheriff Mike…

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Abbeville, SC Man Wins Salute to Senior Service Award

June 13, 2013
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An 84-year-old Abbeville, SC man has been honored as the South Carolina winner of the Home Instead Senior Care network’s Salute to Senior Service award. Harvey Lansing is being recognized for his dedicated community service, including his work at Hospice Care of Piedmont, Abbeville Hospital, and Meals on Wheels at the Abbeville Senior Center. As…

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