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Bowman City Council’s Work Session this Evening Cancelled

October 21, 2013

Updated: 10/21/2013 2:36pm Tonight’s Bowman City Council work session has been cancelled due to lack of new/important items on the agenda for the council’s upcoming regular meeting.   Also meeting this evening will be the Bowman City Council, who gathers for a work session. The purpose of tonight’s work session is to discuss items on…

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Big Win for Elbert County

October 19, 2013

The Blue Devils remain undefeated in region 8AAA after a 28-23 win over North Oconee.  

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Three Arrested After Search of a Monroe Dunn home

October 18, 2013

A search for a suspect wanted on Manufacturing Methamphetamine at a Dewy Rose home, lands three more Elbert County residents in jail for drug charges. According to Investigator Lt. Terry Reese, officers from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and State Probation executed a search warrant at a Monroe Dunn home. Officers were looking for 46-year-old…

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Big Game for the Elbert County Blue Devils Tonight

October 18, 2013

Coming off an impressive 40-0 beat down of Morgan County, the Blue Devils now turn their full focus to the 5-1 Titans of North Oconee. The Titans lone loss on the season comes from their season opener against AAA powerhouse St. Pius X, in which the Titans came just five points short of snagging an…

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A Fundraiser to be Held Tommorow for Elbert County Fire Fighter

October 18, 2013

A fundraiser for Elbert County Fire Fighter Justin Hobbs takes place tomorrow. The purpose of the fundraiser is to help the Hobbs family with the medical costs incurred from their daughter’s time spent in the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, GA. A trailer will be raffled off and a hot dog bag lunch will be held…

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Better Business Bureau with the latest on Phone Scams

October 18, 2013

In the digital age, telephone scams are becoming more and more common place in our area. Fred Elsberry with the Better Business Bureau says a majority of the calls are from international numbers, which at first glance, may seem to be domestic calls. “ In actuality these are international numbers, and what a lot of…

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SunTrust Banks Inc. Cutting back in Positions

October 18, 2013

Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc. has informed employees that it will cut 800 positions in its mortgage business. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the bank joins others in a trend that’s led to lost jobs as mortgage interest rates rise and fewer homeowners refinance their loans. SunTrust spokesman Michael McCoy said the cuts reflect current market…

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Two Additional Suspects Sought after Weekend Traffic Stop Arrest

October 17, 2013

Two more suspects are being sought in connection with a traffic stop that occurred over the Columbus Day weekend. As reported yesterday on WSGC Radio, a traffic stop was initiated by a deputy with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office in the Pulliam Mill Road area, where 43-year-old Sharon Roberts of Royston, GA was arrested on…

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Rock Gym Lease Agreement and Rental Guidelines Approved

October 17, 2013

A lease agreement and rental guidelines for the Old Rock Gym facility, located next to the Granite Bowl, have been agreed upon by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners. The recently renovated Rock Gym is being leased to Savannah River Productions at a rate of five hundred dollars a month. Elbert County Attorney Bill Daughtry…

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Gas Prices Remain Stable Over the Last Week

October 17, 2013

Retail gas prices didn’t fluctuate much from last week and remain stable near the lowest average of the year. Although pump prices are forecast to decrease in the coming weeks, negotiations to reopen the government are keeping a little upward pressure on oil prices. However, based on supply and demand numbers, both oil and gas…

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Granite Country Weather

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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