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Bowman Education Center Begins Registration for Fall Classes

June 17, 2013

Today registration begins for fall classes at the new branch of the Mountain Education Center in Bowman, Georgia. The education center is housed in the building formally known as Bowman Elementary school. George Counter is the spokesperson for the program, and says that this type of learning center allows students to work at their own…

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Elberton City Council Readies to Adopt FY 2014 Budget

June 17, 2013

Originally scheduled for this evening at 5:30pm, the Elberton City Council is moving up the time on its second and final public hearing on the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget. The new time for the hearing will be 1:00pm in the council chambers at Elberton City Hall during a called meeting. The purpose of the…

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Bowman City Council Bumps Up Regular Meeting to this Evening

June 17, 2013

The Bowman City Council is moving the date up on its regular meeting. Taking place this evening, the council will plan on holding both its work session and regular meeting. Reason for the bump up in the date is that Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson will be out of town attending the GMA Conference during…

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Parking for the Park Cruise-In Follows Family Fun Day Event

June 14, 2013

Originally set for the month of April, Bowman’s Parking for the Park Cruise-In Car Show will finally take place tomorrow afternoon. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons explains that this car show is vital in raising funds for the Bowman City Park. “This is an important event for us in Bowman, as all proceeds go…

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Bowman Branch of Mountain Education Center Readies for Fall Classes

June 14, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Mountain Education Center of North Georgia is opening a new learning center in Bowman for teens that have dropped out of high school. Begun in 2001, the Mountain Education Center is a charter school system with 15 locations in North Georgia – including one in Toccoa. George…

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Final Two Defendants Plead in Stephens Co. Home Invasion Case

June 14, 2013

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   The final two defendants in a Stephens County home invasion that resulted in the death of one of the alleged intruders have entered pleas. 20-year-old Qym Dashun Johnson of Canon and 16-year-old Daniel Lee Holmes of an unknown address entered the pleas in Stephens County Superior Court earlier…

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Georgia Wildlife Tags Now Available

June 14, 2013

Three new wild life license plate designs are now available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division announced yesterday. The new plate designs for the next generation of wildlife plates which include the soaring bald eagle, the bobwhite quail, deer and wild turkey, and the brook trout rising to…

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Family Fun Day to Benefit Phillips Family Begins Saturday Morning

June 14, 2013

Coming up tomorrow morning will be the start of the Family Fun Day event, which is being held in honor of Brent Phillips. The event features several different raffles, live music by local performers, hot dog and hamburger lunches, and even a kids’ only section. Raffle tickets range in price from one, ten, or twenty-five…

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Gas Prices Increase, Still Expected to Drop Before End of June

June 13, 2013

Retail gas prices have remained relatively stable across the Southeast region. However, motorists may see pump prices move a little higher this week after the cost of a barrel of oil increased on positive employment data. Crude prices rose after the U.S. Labor Department reported a payroll increase of 175,000 in May, more than initially…

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Elbert County Graduate Among 50 Winners of Horatio Alger Scholarship

June 13, 2013

A 2013 Elbert County graduate is amongst the fifty Georgia High School seniors that received the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship. Class of 2013 Valedictorian Rosemary Schatz was one of the fifty winners of the five thousand dollar scholarship announced late last week. That money will go towards college tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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