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Part Duex of Main Street Summer Concert Series to be Held this Weekend

July 30, 2014

As the weekend approaches, Main Street Elberton is getting ready to host part two of the summer concert series. The first band up in the series was the Mike Watson Band back in June, but taking to McIntosh Street this weekend will be Lisa and the Illusion says Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer. “They are…

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Over Half of the Class of 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Members Hold Ties to Georgia

July 30, 2014

There are now officially six new members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, over half of which have ties to Georgia. “All of you guys represent what is great about the game of baseball with your competitiveness, it is no surprise you are all here today”, said Glavine. “Congratulations to all of you guys,…

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Additional Charges Filed Against Father and Son Arrested for Growing Pot

July 29, 2014

More charges have been brought against a father and son, who were charged with manufacturing marijuana after a search warrant was conducted on their property. According to investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, additions charges have been filed against 57-year-old Roger Adams and 33-year-old Craig Adams. He says during the execution of…

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Bowman Enters Into Agreement with New Billing Software Company

July 29, 2014

The City of Bowman will be rolling out a new billing system in the coming months. That was the decision last night as the council unanimously approved a motion to enter into an agreement with United Systems Technology, Inc. The new billing software would put all of the city’s billing and financial accounts into one…

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EC School Board Unanimously Approves Weapons Policy Update

July 29, 2014

The updated weapons policy JCDAE was approved at the Elbert County Board of Education Board Meeting on Monday evening. Theresa Barnett filled in for Board of Education Chairman Ben Baker yesterday evening as she took the board through the approval of the policy, which was indeed approved with a unanimous 4-0 vote with Chairman Ben…

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City of Bowman to Receive Website Overhaul

July 29, 2014

Big changes are on the way for the City of Bowman’s website. As a part of a new billing software agreement with United Systems Technology, Inc., approved Monday night, a new website was included in the deal. Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons says having a modernized website is key to the growth of the city.…

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Georgia DNR Accepting Applications for Alligator Quota Hunt

July 29, 2014
Georgia DNR Accepting Applications for Alligator Quota Hunt

A unique hunting opportunity kicks off the first of several planned quota hunts by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. That hunt will be for alligators, but to participate, hunters will need to get their online quota application in before midnight on July 31st. The Wildlife Resources Division says they will select…

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Athens-Clarke County Dealing with Similar Scam that Was Seen in Elberton/Elbert County

July 28, 2014

Similar to a scam that occurred in Elberton, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department says someone is calling people pretending to be one of their officers. Just like the scam with callers in Elberton pretending to be members of the Elberton Police Department, they are trying to request money be wired to them. Major Mike Seizmore…

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Board of Education Gathers for Regular Meeting this Afternoon

July 28, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Education will gather this evening for their regular meeting for the month of July. Similar to the board’s work session agenda, the itinerary for the regular meeting is quite brief. One of the lone action items on the agenda is a vote on adopting a change to the Elbert County…

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Fogus Named ADA of the Year for District 3

July 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Northern Judicial Circuit Chief Assistant District Attorney Geoffrey Fogus has been named Georgia’s Assistant District Attorney of the Year for 2014 for District III. Fogus received the award from the Georgia Association of District Attorneys. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said Fogus is an invaluable asset…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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