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Bowman Work Session Cancelled Due to “Lack of Agenda Items”

October 22, 2013

No dice last night for the Bowman City Council. Yesterday evening, the council was originally supposed to hold a work session to discuss agenda items for the council’s regular meeting scheduled for October 28th. However, a memo was sent out to WSGC Radio saying that the work session had been cancelled due to lack of…

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Blue Devils Snag Big Win Over North Oconee

October 21, 2013

One undefeated region team down, one more to go. The Blue Devils snagged an enormous victory this past Friday evening after knocking off the North Oconee Titans on the road. It didn’t take long for the scoring to get going, as North Oconee scored the opening touchdown, but the Blue Devils answered right back thanks…

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1st Ever Pumpkin Fest takes place on Thursday

October 21, 2013

Main Street Elberton is focused on its second October event, coming up later this week. The event is the 1st Annual Pumpkin Festival, set to take place on the downtown square in Elberton. Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany Gibbons says this particular event is a new one for Elberton. Gibbons…

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October Regular Meeting for EC School Board Coming up this Evening

October 21, 2013

After deciding to cancel a called meeting last week, the Elbert County Board of Education meets this evening. During last week’s work session the board discussed alternative plans for renovations at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School, after realizing that the E-SPLOST collections were significantly lower than projected so far this year. Expected to be…

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Avita Takes Over Opportunity House in Lavonia

October 21, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   In Lavonia, Opportunity House, a program that serves adults with cognitive disabilities, has now officially been taken over by Avita. The former Opportunity House closed for good in September. Avita CEO Cindy McGlaughlin said her office was contacted by Opportunity House board members about taking over the program.…

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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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Calendar

  • 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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