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4th Annual Bowman Parking for the Park Car Show Postponed

April 30, 2013
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The 4th Annual Parking for the Park Cruise In, originally scheduled for this past Saturday, will be made up at a later date. Mother Nature did not grace our area with back to back weekends of perfect weather, as Saturday was a clear indication of that. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons said that they…

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Representative Doug Collins Offers Amendment to H.R. 527

April 30, 2013
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Friday morning, Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA) offered an amendment to House Resolution 527. The bill, referred to as the Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act, would privatize the Federal Helium Reserves. Collins, speaking on the House floor, said that this bill is a step in the right direction to help reduce the deficit. “I am…

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Elbert Sheriff’s Office Recovers Stolen Bike

April 29, 2013
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Late last week, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office recovered a suspected stolen motorcycle. Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputies noticed at 2000 year model Kawasaki Motorcycle at a Floyd Road address that did not have a license plate, and also noticed that some electrical wires were hanging loose on the side of the bike. According to a…

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First Ever ECCHS “Reality Store” a Tremendous Success

April 29, 2013
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First Ever ECCHS “Reality Store” a Tremendous Success

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School is coming off its first ever time hosting the “Reality Store” after this past Friday. Denise Brown with ECCHS said this event has been nearly six months in the making. She says the feedback she received from students is what they were hoping to achieve. “We’ve had a good…

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TJ and Friends Foundation Ride Against Cancer set for This Weekend

April 29, 2013
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The time is quickly approaching for local motorcycle enthusiasts to get ready to participate in the annual TJ and Friends Cancer Foundation Ride against Cancer. The TJ and Friends Foundation decided to bump up the date for this year’s annual Ride against Cancer. Saturday, May 4th is the new date for the ride, and TJ…

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WW Chamber of Commerce Preparing Already for July Fireworks Show

April 29, 2013
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The final day of April quickly approaches, but the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce is already beginning preparations for its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show on July 3rd. The chamber announces that vendor applications are now being accepted for the event. Space and electricity are extremely limited, so it’s something that should not be…

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City of Lavonia Continues to Work on Issues Downtown

April 29, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Lavonia continues to work on plans to make some improvements to downtown area streets and sidewalks. At their work session last week, the city council discussed repaving the streets on the square and around the railroad tracks. According to city manager Gary Fesperman, the city…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Two Men Wanted for Truck and 4-Wheeler Theft

April 26, 2013
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The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for two men who are still at large after a chase in Bowman ended in a crash back on April 19th. A deputy noticed a Chevrolet Truck that matched a BOLO from the Hartwell Police Department for a stolen vehicle. The suspects failed to stop when the…

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Increase in Thefts at Hartwell Marina

April 26, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Hart County Sheriff’s office is investigating a number of thefts from docks and boats at the Hartwell Marina. All of them happened last week within a day or two of each other. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said as weather warms up, they begin to see more…

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City of Bowman Set to Host 4th Annual Parking for Park Cruise In Car Show

April 26, 2013
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The 4th Annual Parking for the Park Cruise In takes place tomorrow in the midst of several other events taking place in Elbert County The car show normally takes place in June, but Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons explains why the car show is taking place so much earlier this year. “We’ve decided to…

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