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Phase One of ECCHS Renovations Officially Complete

September 17, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting yesterday evening. During the meeting, Parrish Construction Group Executive Director Jim Fallon explained how the renovations in phase 1 are going. “Phase one is 100% complete”, said Fallon. “The entire scope work and punch list has been completed. The roof is finished and the…

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Bowman Council Holds Off on Rental Agreement

September 17, 2013

Holding off until Monday; that is the decision from the Bowman City Council regarding a potential rental of one of the city’s property. According to Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson, a business owner from the Royston area, David McGarity, has expressed interest in opening up a shop in the Bowman area. She says he approached her…

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Development Authority Looking to Rebrand Elbert County

September 16, 2013

The Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman have approved the process of creating a new identity for Elbert County’s industrial offerings. It’s all apart of a new marketing plan that would create a new image for Elbert County, as well as create a robust website to use to better advertise Elbert County to…

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Evans Spoils Homecoming for Elbert County

September 16, 2013

A shocker in the Granite Bowl this Friday, as the Knights of Evans spoiled homecoming for the Elbert County Blue Devils. After splitting their first road games against Buford and Cedar Shoals, Elbert County looked to build some momentum heading into region play with a win over Evans on Homecoming in the Granite Bowl. Things…

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Bowman Council Will Hold Called Meeting and Work Session

September 16, 2013

It’s going to be a packed schedule for the Bowman City Council later this evening. The Bowman City Council plans to hold a called meeting at 6:00pm to discuss a lease proposal, no word on what details are associated with the proposal at this time. Following the called meeting, the Bowman City Council will convene…

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Franklin Co. Board of Commissioners Spar over Training

September 16, 2013

Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges is touting the accomplishments of the new board of commissioners so far this year – that after heated discussion with Commissioner Clint Harper over whether the county should pay for Bridges and one new commissioner to become state certified board members. At their meeting earlier this week, Harper read…

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Elbert Co. Board of Education Meets this Evening

September 16, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education will meet later this evening for its September regular meeting. During the meeting, the board is expected to hear more about the School Improvement Plan from School Superintendent Chuck Bell. The meeting will get underway at 5:30pm, and will be held in the Board of Education Meeting room located…

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Development Authority Wanting to Improve Industrial Park

September 13, 2013

It’s on to Plan B for the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman. With the Fiscal Year 2014 County Millage Rate increase voted down, Development Authority Executive Director Beth Eavenson says the authority is going to be shifting focus to improving the Industrial Park for development. She says they are looking to have…

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Granite City Cook Off to be Held

September 13, 2013

Making its glorious return to the downtown square in Elberton will be the annual Granite City Cook-Off, which will bring some of the best grillers from all over to one spot. The event, which is a joint effort of the Elberton Ministerial Alliance and MainStreet Elberton, gets started around 10:00am this Saturday September 14th. Also…

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Blue Devils Come Back to The Granite Bowl for Homecoming

September 13, 2013

This evening the Blue Devils aim to get a bit of a winning streak rolling, looking for their second win in as many weeks. Coming off a 27-19 victory over Cedar Shoals last week, Elbert County Blue Devil Head Coach Sid Fritts says things are finally shaping up on offense. “I guess that’s expected with…

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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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