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Georgia DOT Performing Routine Maintenance in Elbert and Surrounding Counties

March 25, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces maintenance plans for this week in Elbert, Franklin, Hart, and Madison Counties. In Elbert County, crews will continue to fill in cracks in the asphalt on State Route 72, while another crew resumes replacing raised pavement markers on state routes throughout the county. Crews in Franklin County will repair…

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US Corps of Engineers Update Websites Nationwide

March 25, 2013

The next time you go on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Web site, you may see some improvements. The Corps recently announced a nationwide upgrade to all of their regional Web sites in order to make them more user friendly. Russ Wicke is the Corporate Communications Officer for the Savannah District. Wicke said the…

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Bowman City Council Meets This Evening

March 25, 2013

Coming up later this evening, the Bowman City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting. This will be the first meeting of the council this month, as last Monday’s work session was cancelled. The meeting will be held at Bowman City Hall beginning at 7:00pm this evening. The meeting is open for members of the…

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Elbert County Man that was Missing, Found Safe and Sound in NC

March 22, 2013

An Elbert County man that was reported missing since the early morning hours of Wednesday is safe and sound back at his residence. A 64-year-old white male, whose name has not been released, was reported missing at 2:00am Wednesday from his Crowder Road home. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Darren Scarborough said that a massive…

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89th Annual Chamber Meeting Recap

March 22, 2013

The Elbert County Chamber of Commerce hosted their 89th annual chamber meeting last night at the First Baptist Church’s ROC Building. It was the last meeting for now former Chamber Chairman Greg Gunter. Gunter said in his farewell speech, that he feels confident about the chamber and community’s future under the leadership of its new…

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Little League Opening Ceremonies Hoping for No Rain Tomorrow

March 22, 2013

As Elbert County’s little leaguers get ready to start their baseball or softball seasons, many are hoping that Mother Nature won’t put a damper on tomorrow’s opening day ceremony. Currently the weather forecast for Saturday is showing a sixty percent chance of rain for a majority of the day with temperatures approaching the high fifties.…

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Turkey Season Opens Tomorrow for the State of Georgia

March 22, 2013
Turkey Season Opens Tomorrow for the State of Georgia

The clucking, the strutting, the yelping begins tomorrow as it’s the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2013 season should be a good one. Georgia DNR Spokesperson Melissa Cummings says its one of the favorite seasons for Georgia hunters. “Georgia hunters love…

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Run-Off Set for Hart County Chief Magistrate Judge Seat

March 22, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   In Hart County, there will be run off in the race for the Hart County Chief Magistrate Judge seat. Seven candidates were vying for the seat left vacant when former Chief Magistrate Judge Tony Wellborn died suddenly last October. They include interim magistrate judge Theresa Brown, Kay Sanders…

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Elbert County One of Georgia’s Unhealthiest Counties

March 21, 2013

Wondering what the healthiest counties are in Georgia? Forsyth, Fayette, Oconee, Gwinnett, and Cherokee counties are the top five based on some number crunching from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. The bottom five you might ask? Are Wilcox, McDuffie, Terrell, Stewart, and Clay counties. The list is based on a…

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No One Injuried after Harmony Road Fire

March 21, 2013

No injuries or fatalities to report relating to a fire that occurred at a Harmony Road address. According to Elbert County Fire Chief Rick Mewborne, there was some damage to a shelter and a boat as a result of the blaze. The owner was at home when the fire started, but due to a timely…

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