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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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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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  • November 30, 2014 11:30 am5th Sunday Educational program
  • November 30, 2014 6:00 pmMiles Pike Concert
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