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Collins on Syria/NSA

June 24, 2013

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   9th District U.S. Representative Doug Collins says the United States needs to lead when it comes to taking action in Syria. Recently, the white house said it had information that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against its own people. Collins says he feels the U.S. should…

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Friends Helping Friends Starts their 1st VBS Today

June 24, 2013

The first annual FHF Friends of Bekkah VBS Summer Camp begins today. Friends Helping Friends is sponsoring its very first Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp for children and young adults with special needs ages 4-29. The Summer Camp will be taking place at McWilliams Park starting today until June 27th from 9 am- 3pm…

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Fireworks to be Held Friday June 28th

June 24, 2013

Kicking off the weekend with a bang on Friday will be the 18th Annual Fireworks Show at Richard B. Russell State Park in Elberton, Georgia. The show is a presentation by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President Phyllis Brooks offers some pointers to help make the experience a good one. “Everybody coming out…

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Board of Commissioners July Work Session Cancelled

June 24, 2013

The Board of Commissioners is planning on skipping their work session for the month of July. Typically work sessions are used for the commissioners to discuss agenda items prior to each regular meeting, but according to County Administrator Bob Thomas, only a couple of items are on the agenda as of now. That being the…

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Bowman Personnel Decisions Vetoed by Mayor

June 21, 2013

Recently approved personnel decisions for the city of Bowman are going to have to wait until July before they can become official. Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson recently vetoed three votes that were taken in regards to personnel decisions which were made during Monday night’s regular meeting of the Bowman City Council. Two of the…

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Elbert County Board of Commissioners Adopt FY 2014 Budget

June 21, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners now has their finances in order heading into the next fiscal year. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas said they were working on the budget up until yesterday’s called meeting. “As late as today we were still trying to tweak this budget. As I have mentioned before it’s probably the…

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Saturday Quickly Approaching for 5th Annual TJ and Friends Ride

June 21, 2013

The much anticipated 5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation ride against cancer is coming up on tomorrow morning. Rainy weather back in May forced the ride to be pushed back from its original date to June 22nd. TJ and Friends President Gary Purvis says the plan for this year’s ride is to go back to…

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Congressman Collins on Lake Hartwell Issues

June 21, 2013

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   Even though water levels are back up due to recent rains, 9th District US Representative Doug Collins says that work continues on improving management of the upper Savannah River. Back in March, Collins announced he was the chair of a newly formed corps of engineers working group. He…

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Another Scam Reported in Elbert County

June 20, 2013

Scams continue to be a frequent occurrence in Elbert and surrounding counties, and now a new version of a classic scam has surfaced. The repeated scam of having to send money to receive a large amount of money in return is back with a new twist. “There’s another one out now, where they are sending…

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Stolen Golf Cart Recovered

June 20, 2013

A long lost golf cart reported missing in mid-April has been recovered by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. Originally reported missing between April 7th and April 15th the golf cart, valued at roughly four thousand five hundred dollars, was taken from a residence off of the Lincolnton Highway. In working with the Lincoln County and…

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