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Bowman Council Moving Forward with Hiring New Utility Worker

August 27, 2013

A decision has finally been made on how to deal with the issue of a vacant utility employee for the City of Bowman. Initially the council had hired Tyler Wade to fill the position, but that decision was one of the three vetoed by Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson back in June. With the issue being…

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Final American Red Cross Blood Drive Coming up Later Today in Elbert County

August 27, 2013
Final American Red Cross Blood Drive Coming up Later Today in Elbert County

Today the final planned blood drive, hosted by the American Red Cross, takes place in Elbert County According to American Red Cross Donor Recruiter Janet Jarrett, the Red Cross faced a blood supply shortage earlier this summer. “This summer we did run into a shortage, and we are still climbing our way out of that,…

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Owens Sentenced in Lavonia Murder of an Elderly Man

August 27, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Marian Owens, the woman convicted of stabbing and beating an elderly Lavonia man to death in his home two years ago, will spend the rest of her life in prison with no hope of parole. The 40-year old Owens was sentenced by Franklin County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey…

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Teasley Mill Road in Bowman, GA to be Resurfaced and Widenend

August 27, 2013

At long last, the Bowman City Council finally received bids in regards to the paving and widening of Teasley Mill Road. According to Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson, two bids were received for the project and Mayor Johnson suggested that the city go with the low bid of $53,814.50 from Allied Paving Contractors Inc. “That would…

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County’s 3rd Public Information Meeting Takes Place in Rock Branch

August 27, 2013

Continuing the trend of the last couple of weeks, the third public information meeting, hosted by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners is coming up later today. In early August the Elbert County Commissioners announced their intent to hold several public information meetings to inform county residents about activities in their respective districts, and to…

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Stolen Motorcycle and Four Wheeler Recovered from Bowman Area

August 26, 2013
Stolen Motorcycle and Four Wheeler Recovered from Bowman Area

An Elbert County man is facing a felony theft by taking charge after being found in possession of two stolen recreational vehicles. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a motorcycle and four wheeler were reported stolen from Bowman, GA around August 18th. He says they received information Thursday on the…

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First Week of Elbert County High School Football Finally Here

August 26, 2013

The week that Elbert County fans have been anticipating for nearly a year is finally here, that is the first week of the high school football season. Elbert County Blue Devil Head Coach Sid Fritts says his team is ready to forget last season. “You can see their urgency and their desire to put everything…

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Arrest Made Nearly Four Months After Warrants Taken Out

August 26, 2013
Arrest Made Nearly Four Months After Warrants Taken Out

After nearly four months, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the case of a stolen 2000 year model Kawasaki motorcycle. In April of this year, warrants were taken out for the arrest of 42-year-old Jerry Kent Willis of a Floyd Road address, but according to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, Willis…

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American Red Cross Holding Third and Final Blood Drive in EC Tomorrow

August 26, 2013

The third and final blood drive planned for the month of August in Elbert County takes place tomorrow. The American Red Cross is back in town looking to bolster their blood supply numbers after a summer shortage. “This summer we did run into a shortage, and we are still climbing our way out of that,…

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Bowman City Council to Meet this Evening

August 26, 2013

Today being the fourth Monday of the month, that means the Bowman City Council will be meeting later this evening. This will be the first time the council has met since its July regular meeting when the issue of the three vetoes made by Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson was questioned by the council. Location for…

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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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