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Applications Being Accepted for Elberton Police Department’s Explorer Program

September 19, 2013

The Elberton Police Department is gearing up in anticipation of its Police Explorer program. Heading up the program this year is Special Operations Officer Sgt. Macon Clark talks about the benefits of the program. “They do regional and national competitions and earn college scholarships to help them further their career, or it gives them a…

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Nosey Neighbor in Hart County Foils Theft Attempt

September 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Sometimes it pays to have nosey neighbors. Such was the case in Hart County where the neighbor of a burglary victim helped retrieve a stolen four-wheeler. It happened late Monday night on SR181, according to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland. Cleveland said a man was outside in his…

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Time is Now to Start Registering to Participate in Municipal Elections

September 19, 2013

Municipal elections are coming up for the cities of Bowman and Elberton, and the deadline to be able to vote in either of those elections is quickly approaching. Residents of Bowman and Elberton, who are interested in voting in this year’s election, need to be registered to vote by October 7th at 5:00pm. Chief Registrar…

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Elbert County Juvenile Facing a Pair of Felony Charges

September 19, 2013

An Elbert County juvenile finds himself in some hot water; facing burglary charges. According to Lt. Carey Fewox, a 2004 Ford Explorer Sport was reported stolen from Grace Farms in early September. He says the truck was recovered five days later at a home less than a quarter of a mile from the place the…

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Bowman Council Discusses Broad Street Speeding Issues

September 18, 2013

How to stop speeding on one of Bowman’s most heavily used roads? That is a question the Bowman City Council is trying to answer. Several Bowman city residents have went before council expressing concerns about speeding on Broad Street in the past, and it is an issue that is being addressed. Bowman City Councilman Pete…

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NEGACDV Looking to Raise Funds with Auctions Next Week

September 18, 2013

The Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence is planning a fundraising event for Thursday, September 26th. Planned for that evening is a silent auction as well as a live auction. Council Board Member and Treasurer Henley Cleary explains where exactly the funds raised during the auctions will go. “Will help support the programs we present…

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Governor Deal Breaking Ground later Today in Toccoa

September 18, 2013

Wasting little time after the Bi-State Caucus Meeting, Governor Nathan Deal will be in Toccoa later this afternoon. Governor Deal will take place in a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the widening of State Route 17 from the Stephens – Franklin County line to Memorial Drive in Toccoa. The ceremony will take place at the North…

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Savannah River Basin Caucus Meeting this Morning in Hart County

September 18, 2013

The Bi-State Savannah River Basin Caucus Meeting, which takes place in Hart County, is coming up later today. Some big names are expected to be present, as Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will be in attendance during the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is for the joint signing of…

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Gas Prices Down Continue September Descent

September 18, 2013

The price of oil is retreating as the United States and Russia met to discuss convincing Syria to surrender its chemical weapons. Gas prices continued their usual September decent. Demand is declining and many refineries are switching to the cheaper winter-blend gasoline. The summer-blend is more expensive, because it contains additives to help it burn…

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Georgia’s Wildlife Resources Division Head is Leading Another Organization

September 18, 2013

The director of Georgia’s Wildlife Resources Division is helping lead the organization that represents fish and wildlife agencies across North America. Dan Forster was named president of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies during the association’s annual meeting in Portland last week. Forster, a Georgia native, has served as Wildlife Resources Division director for…

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  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
  • September 20, 2014 11:00 amWestside Neighborhood Watch
  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
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