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Fireworks Fly at First Bowman Council Meeting Since November 5th Election

November 26, 2013

It was a rather intense Bowman City Council meeting yesterday evening, despite a fairly light agenda. It was the council’s first meeting since the November 5th election. When an update of the annual Bowman Christmas Parade and Bazaar concluded, Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson questioned Mayor Elect Pete Gibbons about the financials relating to the fall…

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Three Arrested by Elberton PD Over the Weekend

November 26, 2013

Not one, not two, but three arrests over the weekend by the Elberton Police Department after a traffic stop on late Friday night/early Saturday morning. According to Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh, Sergeant Michael Davis conducted a traffic stop, which after further investigation led to the arrests of two men; 30-year-old Travis Evans and 19-year-old…

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Candlelight Shopping this Evening on the Downtown Square in Elberton

November 26, 2013

A gloomy weather forecast is the story today as Main Street Elberton prepares for its annual Candlelight Shopping event on the downtown square. Despite the outlook, Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany Gibbons says the event will be great for the family. “Got Santa Claus coming out and the kids can…

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Don’t Forget about Fortsonia Blood Drive Today

November 26, 2013

The American Red Cross is in Elbert County today looking to increase their blood supply numbers. Taking place today will be the Fortsonia Community Blood Drive at 2130 Doctor George Ward Road. American Red Cross Donor Recruitment Manager Janet Jarrett says the donating process takes between forty-five minutes to an hour for most people. “Most…

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Final Show of the 2013 Elbert Theatre Season set for Early December

November 26, 2013

The final show of the 2013 Encore Productions season at the Elbert Theatre is right around the corner. Capping off the season will be the show A Christmas Pudding, which is being directed by Ray Stowers. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains what theatre goers can expect with the final show of the 2013 season.…

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Only a Couple of Days Left for Main Street’s “12 Days of Christmas Cash”

November 25, 2013

Only a couple of days remain to participate in Main Street Elberton’s 12 Days of Christmas Cash contest. Local shoppers will have a chance at winning five hundred dollars cash by shopping local this holiday season. Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany Gibbons explains why Main Street Elberton decided to host…

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Georgia DOT Announces Lane Closures Suspensions for Thanksgiving Holidays

November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving travelers in Georgia can rest easy again this year, as the Georgia Department of Transportation announced plans to suspend all construction related lane closures for the Thanksgiving Day travel period. According to Georgia DOT District Engineer Bayne Smith, there about three thousand accidents on Georgia roads during the Thanksgiving holiday period; on average more…

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Hart Co. Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward for Info on Burglary Spree

November 25, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Hart County Sheriff’s office is now offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects responsible for a string of burglaries over the past month. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his officers continue to investigate at least 10 burglaries that have taken…

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Bowman City Council Gathers for Regular Meeting Tonight

November 25, 2013

Tonight the Bowman City Council will hold their regular meeting for the month of November. On the agenda this evening, is an update on who the city plans to recommend to serve on the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority Board. Expected to address the council this evening will be Mr. Wade Bridges, who is concerned about…

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Blood Drive Tomorrow in Fortsonia

November 25, 2013

The American Red Cross will be back in Elbert County tomorrow afternoon looking to bolster their blood supply numbers. Taking place tomorrow will be the Fortsonia Community Blood Drive at 2130 Doctor George Ward Road. Those who plan on donating must be healthy, be at least seventeen years old or sixteen with parental consent, and…

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  • 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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