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County Commission Holds Off on Approving Addendum to Intergovernmental Contract

December 10, 2013

It appears that the Elbert County Board of Commissioners is holding off for the moment on agreeing to an addendum made by the Elbert County Board of Education. The addendum is for the intergovernmental contract agreed upon by the Elberton City Council, Elbert County Board of Education, and Elbert County Board of Commissioners pertaining to…

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Bowman City Council Continues Discussion about Special Events Fiancial Spending

December 10, 2013

A called meeting turned into a work session yesterday afternoon for the Bowman City Council, as not enough council members were in attendance to have a quorum. The primary item discussed yesterday was again on the topic of the Bowman Special Events committee. During the council’s regular meeting in November, Mayor Pamela Johnson requested from…

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Cause of Saturday Fire at Bowmart Continues to be Investigated

December 10, 2013

It is unsure what the future holds for Bowmart in Bowman after a weekend fire. The incident happened Saturday morning when something caught fire inside of the store. Elbert County Fire Chief Rick Mewborne said when he arrived on scene; the fire was already in the process of being contained. “Just had to get a…

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EC JROTC Holds Can Drive for Salvation Army

December 10, 2013

The Elbert County JROTC is doing their part to try and make the holidays special for those in need this season. The program is holding a can drive to benefit the Elberton Branch of the Salvation Army. Those who want to donate to the drive can drop off non-perishable foods at Kimbrell’s Furniture or at…

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Hart County Returns Favor On Automatic Aid Agreement

December 9, 2013

You scratch our backs and we will scratch yours, a popular saying that holds true in this case for the Elbert County and Hart County governments. On October 16th, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners approved an automatic aid agreement with Hart County to have the Bowman and Centerville Volunteer Fire Departments cover a small…

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Bowman Hold Special Called Meeting This Afternoon

December 9, 2013

Just over two weeks removed from a heated Monday night exchange between current Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson and Mayor Elect Pete Gibbons, the council will finally address the issue that was at hand that evening. On November 25th, during the November regular meeting of the Bowman Council, Mayor Johnson questioned Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons…

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Board of Commissioners Final Meeting for 2013

December 9, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their final meeting of the 2013 calendar year later this evening. On the agenda tonight for the commission is the discussion and potential approval of an addendum to the intergovernmental contract between the City of Elberton, Elbert County Commission, and Elbert County Board of Education. During the…

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American Red Cross in Elberton Today

December 9, 2013

The American Red Cross is back in the city of Elberton today looking for more blood donors. Many may have noticed an increase in the amount of blood drives taking place in our area, and Red Cross Spokesperson Kristin Stancil says the increase in blood drives is part of the organizations winter campaign. This year,…

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Elberton Parade Participants To Get Full Refund

December 9, 2013

Those who made an entry into the annual Elberton Kiwanis Christmas Parade, but did not get to participate due to inclement weather, can worry not. Rainy weather yesterday afternoon forced a cancellation of the parade. However, those who paid their respective entry fee will be refunded the full amount of the application fee. There is…

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Missing Elbert County Man Found

December 6, 2013

The search is over only a couple of days after it began for a missing Elbert County man. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, deputies in Oconee County, SC conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle that 44-year-old Amos Rucker happened to be in. Scarborough said that Mr. Rucker was…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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