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City of Elberton Hosts Blood Drive Today

November 7, 2013

Typically the summer months are the most difficult time of year for medical facilities to keep a healthy supply of donor blood. Well with the winter months right on our door step, that shouldn’t mean donors stop giving blood. That being the case, the city of Elberton will host a blood drive in conjunction with…

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Elbert Co. Board of Commissioners to Hold Work Session Later this Evening

November 7, 2013

Later this evening the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will gather for a work session. The purpose of the work session, is to discuss items on the agenda for the commission’s November regular meeting. Expected to be discussed this evening is the county’s side of an intergovernmental agreement that would see the Elberton City Council,…

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City of Bowman Will Have a New Mayor Come January

November 6, 2013

In Bowman, a relatively low voter turnout was the storyline that played second fiddle to the much anticipated race for the position of Bowman City Mayor. The race featured Incumbent Pamela Johnson squaring off against current Bowman City Councilman Pete Gibbons. Twenty minutes after polls closed the Mayor’s race results were announced, and showed that…

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Friday Traffic Stop Leads to Two Drug Arrests

November 6, 2013

A Friday afternoon traffic stop leads to the arrest of two Elbert County men on felony drug charges. According to Lt. Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, they received information that someone was driving around the county delivering illegal prescription medications. “Using that information we located that vehicle and were able to make…

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Elberton Resident Not Happy with Power Bill

November 6, 2013

Another upset Elberton resident regarding their respective ElbertonNET service bill. Addressing the Elberton City Council Monday evening, Mrs. Brenda Sondej said the cost of her monthly bill was not fair. “The past month I paid four hundred dollars, and I like chew, I like to eat. I received a call saying if I didn’t bring…

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Gas Prices Drop Across the Board

November 6, 2013

Gas prices inched lower last week after a barrel of oil traded below $95 for the first time since June. The value of the dollar increased last week and helped push oil prices below the $95 threshold. In addition, U.S. stockpiles rose another 4 million barrels last week, according to the Energy Information Administration. Last…

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2013 Elbert County Municipal Election Results

November 5, 2013

Bowman   Bowman Mayor’s Race   Pete Gibbons – 87 votes (53%) (I) Pamela Johnson – 77 votes (47%)   Bowman City Council Seats (Top 3 are Elected)   (I) Betty Jo Maxwell – 102 votes Calvin Bridges – 101 votes Rachel Felice – 96 votes Scott Harpold – 79 votes Marion Herring – 68…

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City Council Approves their Side of an Intergovernmental Agreement

November 5, 2013

A solution may finally be agreed upon about how to deal with the old Mill Street/Stephens School property. The dilapidated structure has been an eyesore for those living next to the property for quite sometime now, and the property has been a constant discussion point at just about every Elberton City Council meeting. Well hope…

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Its Election Day in Elbert County – Election Preview

November 5, 2013

Early voting is in the rear view as Election Day is finally here in Elbert County.   Up for grabs this election cycle is a handful of council seats in the Elberton and Bowman municipal elections. It’s a fairly quiet election this year in the city of Elberton as only Ward 5’s seat is being…

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Annual Granite City Fall Festival a Massive Success

November 5, 2013

Perhaps the biggest Granite City Fall Festival since its inception – those words from Elbert County Chamber President Phyllis Brooks. This past Saturday, thousands of patrons stopped by Elberton’s downtown square. According to Brooks, everything aligned for an absolutely perfect day. “It was a beautiful day, the weather could not have been better. The good…

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  • November 30, 2014 11:30 am5th Sunday Educational program
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