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Elbert Memorial Reports Better Financials Compared to Last Month

November 28, 2012
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A better month financially for the Elbert Memorial Hospital, at least compared to the month of September. In September, Elbert Memorial experienced an operating loss of three hundred and one thousand dollars, but the deficit was cut by over half in the month of October; as the hospital reported an operating loss of one hundred…

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Gas Prices Expected to Resume Downward Trend

November 28, 2012
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Although gas prices were forecast to fall before the Thanksgiving holiday, many residents in the Southeast saw prices jump upwards of 10 cents. Despite the recent hike in prices, retail gas prices are forecast to decrease into December. Now that tensions in the Mideast have eased, its likely retail gas prices will continue the downward…

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Zumbathon Fundraiser for Sydney to Take Place This Friday

November 27, 2012
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The Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Wellness Center is hosting another beneficiary Zumbathon event, this time it is for Sydney Vickery and her family. Kellyn Willis, a Zumba instructor with the Wellness Center said they will be able to accommodate anyone who wants to participate. “We will start off with a very high energy warm-up; we will…

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Elbert County L.O.S.T. Agreement Finalized

November 27, 2012
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Elbert County’s Local Option Sales Tax Agreement, also known as LOST, has now officially been approved by all three of the county’s governing bodies. The City of Bowman made it official during their regular monthly meeting for the month of November yesterday evening. The council voted unanimously to officially approve the terms that were agreed…

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City of Bowman Christmas Parade and Bazaar Set for December 1st

November 27, 2012
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The City of Bowman’s annual Christmas Parade and Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, December 1st. The Bowman Special Events Committee is accepting applications for baked goods, holiday gift, and arts and crafts vendors for the event. The committee is also accepting applications for those who want to participate in the parade. Bowman Special Events…

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Georgia DOT Enhancing 5-1-1Traffic Information System

November 27, 2012
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NaviGAtor 511, Georgia’s traveler information system, has partnered with Waze to provide enhanced traffic information. Waze will provide enhanced traffic data to the current 511 system. NaviGAtor 511 is a sponsor-supported, free public service of the Georgia Department of Transportation that can be accessed at www.511ga.org or by phone by dialing 511 anywhere in Georgia.…

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Elberton Man Dead After One Vehicle Accident over Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, 2012
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Tragedy strikes Elbert County during the Thanksgiving holiday, as an Elberton resident lost his life in a motor vehicle accident on Friday night. Elbert County Coroner and Emergency Services Director Chuck Almond said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. “Kenneth Wayne House, 38, of a West Tate Street address here in Elberton, died…

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Georgia DOT Rolling Out Small Business Initiative

November 26, 2012
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Beginning next year, the Georgia Department of Transportation will greatly enhance its efforts to encourage and assist small businesses in doing business with the Department and its consultants and contractors. In conjunction with a new federal initiative designed to foster increased nationwide small business participation in government contracting, Georgia DOT’s effort will promote opportunities for…

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Bowman and Board of Education Scheduled to Hold Regular Meetings Tonight

November 26, 2012
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This evening, two local governing bodies will hold their respective November monthly meetings. At 5:30pm the Elbert County Board of Education will be meeting in the Board of Education Meeting Room at their location off of Laurel Drive. During the meeting, Elbert County School Superintendent Rick Higginbotham is expected to give a special recognition. Then,…

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More Georgia DOT Work Scheduled for Wilkes County

November 26, 2012
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More Georgia DOT Work Scheduled for Wilkes County

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a slew of work that is scheduled to take place this week along state routes in Wilkes County. On State Route 47 cracks in the highway will be sealed between mile markers seven and eight. Guardrail maintenance is also scheduled to take place along State Routes 10 and 44.…

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