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Georgia DNR Offering Outdoor Women Classes

September 25, 2013

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering women interested in learning more about the outdoors, the opportunity to do so. Becoming an Outdoors Woman is the name of the program, which is a non-profit educational experience that offers hands on workshops to women of all ages and fitness levels. Georgia DNR Spokesperson Melissa Cummings…

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Traffic Stop Results in Arrest of Two Elbert County Residents

September 24, 2013
Traffic Stop Results in Arrest of Two Elbert County Residents

A pair of Elbert County residents are facing drug charges after a traffic stop late Friday evening. According to a press release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on Hartwell Highway after clocking a vehicle going 75mph in a 55mph zone. As a result of that stop, 25-year-old Willie…

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City of Bowman Holds Off on Making any Changes to Noise Ordinance

September 24, 2013

After hearing from a pair of citizens regarding the city’s noise ordinance, the city of Bowman is going to remain in a holding pattern regarding any possible change after last night’s regular meeting. Coming before the city council yesterday evening, Bowman resident Sonya Witcher says the noise from her neighbor has become more and more…

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MainStreet Elberton Announces First Pumpkin Festival

September 24, 2013

Main Street Elberton has announced a new event, set to take place before the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce’s annual fall festival. The event is a Pumpkin Festival, which as you guessed it, focuses almost exclusively on pumpkins. “We’ll have things like pumpkin pie eating contests, face painting, pumpkin painting, pumpkin carving, hay rides, and…

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Georgia DOT Continues Routine Maintenance in Elbert and Surrounding Counties

September 24, 2013

Work continues this week by the Georgia Department of Transportation in Elbert and surrounding counties. Routine maintenance activities taking place in Elbert County this week include the mowing and removal of vegetation from DOT rights of way along State Routes 17 and 77. The same work is taking place in Hart County on State Route…

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County Public Information Meetings Close to Concluding

September 24, 2013

The next to last public information meeting hosted by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners takes place later this evening. Set to take place at the Longstreet Fire Department, the purpose of the meeting is for Elbert County residents to be informed of the county’s activities, and it offers them a chance to ask any…

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Bowman Fall Festival set for this Weekend

September 23, 2013

The end of September is approaching, and that means that the annual Bowman City Fall Festival is right around the corner. Taking place this weekend actually, Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons says they have a great entertainment lineup in store. “Headlining the event will be the Bobby Compton Band, and we are very excited…

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MainStreet Movie Fest Planned for Early October

September 23, 2013

With the fall season officially underway, Main Street Elberton is getting ready for a couple of events coming up in October. The first of which will be held on Saturday October 5th. It’s being called an October movie festival, which will take place at the Elbert Theatre, where three movies, Casper, Monster House, and Sleepy…

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Congressman Doug Collins Votes to Defund Obamacare

September 23, 2013

Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) votes to defund Obamacare, also referred to as the Affordable Healthcare Act. Collins voted on Friday in favor of H. J. Res. 59, the continuing resolution to keep the government running while defunding the burdensome Affordable Care Act. Congressman Collins said, “Today the House worked the will of the people who…

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Lavonia Career Seminar Considered Success

September 23, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Georgia Department of Labor’s Toccoa Career Center is calling last Tuesday’s job search readiness workshop in Lavonia a success. The daylong series of free workshops were designed to help job seekers better market themselves to potential employers as well as prepare for an upcoming job fair on…

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