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Bowman City Council Meeting Coming up Later this Evening

September 23, 2013

A full agenda on tap this evening for the Bowman City Council as they hold their regular meeting for the month of September later. Expected to be decided this evening is a rental agreement between the city and Royston business owner David McGarity. During the council’s work session last week, Mayor Pamela Johnson said Mr.…

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State Officials Gather for Savanna Caucus Meeting

September 20, 2013

The next portion of the Savannah River Basin Comprehensive Study is officially underway after Wednesday’s Bi-State Savannah River Basin Caucus meeting and signing ceremony. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley were in attendance at the meeting. They were accompanied by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah River District Commander Colonel Thomas…

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Early Voting on the Horizon

September 20, 2013

Early voting is just over three weeks away from taking place in the Bowman and Elberton municipal elections. Elbert County Probate Judge Stephanie Hewell explains what early voters in the cities can expect when that time arrives. “You have to be sure you are registered in that municipality, but you will have to have your…

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Successful Job Fair for First Baptist Church

September 20, 2013

An event that is expected to be held on an annual basis; that is the goal of Raymond Scott, Lead Pastor of Elberton First Baptist Church after a successful job fair on Tuesday. He says Tuesday’s job fair turned out great, and had quite a bit of foot traffic during the duration of the event.…

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Youth Hunter Education Challenge to be held

September 20, 2013

Youth interested in the outdoors can test their knowledge and demonstrate their skills at the upcoming Youth Hunter Education Challenge scheduled for Sept. 28 at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center, located near Mansfield. This competition is open to all hunter education-certified youth, 18 years of age and younger, and aims to test participants’ abilities in…

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Final Weekend for The Crucible

September 20, 2013

It’s the final weekend for the next to last Encore Production theatre show, The Crucible. Set in 1692 in Salem, MA the show is about a young girl who accuses the wife of a man she had an affair with of being a witch. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says it’s a fictional story, but…

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Five Arrested in a Pair of Drug Busts Over the Weekend

September 19, 2013

A pair of drug busts over the weekend in Elbert County, land five in Jail. According to Lt. Terry Reese, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office set up a controlled buy on Friday the 13th, which led to the arrests of 26-year-old David Thornton and 49-year-old Chris Bassett. Both were charged with Conspiracy to Commit a…

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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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  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
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