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Second Community Meeting Coming Up this Evening for EC School System

July 25, 2013

The day is here for the Elbert County School District to hold its second community meeting. The public meetings are apart of a process for the Elbert County School District to become a Charter System. The second meeting will take place at the same location the first one took place at, the Elbert County Middle…

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Bowman City Councilman Pete Gibbons Announces Intent to Run for Mayor

July 24, 2013

Qualifying for the November elections for the cities of Bowman and Elberton is well over a month away, but a candidate has already thrown his hat into the ring. Bowman City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Pete Gibbons announced yesterday his intent to run for the position of Bowman City Mayor. Gibbons said the last…

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Elbert County Native Shad Tuten Wins Augusta City Amateur Tournament

July 24, 2013

A big win down in Augusta, GA for a former Elbert County Comprehensive High School golf team member. 21-year-old Shad Tuten took the victory this past weekend at the Augusta City Amateur tournament, which was held at Forrest Hills Golf Course. Tuten finished tied for second in last year’s tournament, but was able to piece…

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Former EMH Authority Board Member Bob Hardy Honored During Yesterday’s Meeting

July 24, 2013

Updated 7/24/2013 10:58am A special recognition took place yesterday evening for a former member of the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority Board. Elbert Memorial Board Chairman Jim Lloyd took a moment during last night’s meeting to recognize Bob Hardy for his many years of service on the hospital board. Hardy served on the board from 1985-2000,…

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Elbert Co. School Board Removes Interim Tag from Superintendent Chuck Bell

July 24, 2013

At last night’s Elbert County Board of Education meeting Board Chairman Ben Baker asked the board for a motion to  approve Interim Superintendent Chuck Bell as Superintendent for a 2 year 7 month period. A motion to approve the decision was made to have a permanent superintendent in place for the start of the school…

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Pleasant Grove Recreation Division Granted Permission to Use Bowman Park Facilities

July 24, 2013

A disc golf course coming to Bowman? Well, it’s a possibility. Jared Hightower with Pleasant Grove Baptist Church’s recreation branch went before the Bowman City Council Monday evening to request use the facilities located at Bowman City Park. Hightower mentioned that other user agreements had been obtained from other churches in the area, but that…

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Bowman City Council Moving Forward with Personnel Decisions

July 23, 2013

A climatic end to yesterday evening’s regular meeting of the Bowman City Council. Brought up at the end of the meeting was the issue of the vetoes made by Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson nearly a month ago. Councilman Pete Gibbons said that no where in the city’s charter did it grant the mayor veto powers.…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Continue Search for Elbert County Man Wanted on Felony Warrants

July 23, 2013

The search continues today for an Elbert County man wanted on a handful of felony charges. The incident occurred in the morning hours of Thursday at a Brewers Bridge road address, where a witness reported that 48-year-old Marlin Roberts was displaying some erratic behavior. According to Lt. Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office…

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South Carolina Teen Missing Since Sunday Night Found Safe and Sound

July 23, 2013

A South Carolina teen, missing on Lake Hartwell since Sunday night, has been found safe. Georgia DNR Law Enforcement officer Craig Fulgum said the boy, identified as Noah Day, age 15 of Piedmont, SC went missing Sunday night near Sadler Creek State Park on U.S. 29on the South Carolina side. “At approximately 8p last night,…

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Bowman Council Discuss Ways to Cut Down on Four Way Stop Money Collections

July 23, 2013

The City of Bowman is exploring ways to cut down on the amount of Four Way Stop money collection fundraising events. Councilman Pete Gibbons said during last night’s regular meeting, that he had been presented a petition from citizens and local business owners with the intent of reducing the frequency of fundraisers that set up…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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