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UGA Pharmacy Students to Offer Tobacco Cessation Sessions

July 31, 2014

Registration is now open for the fall tobacco cessation sessions offered by students in the University Of Georgia College Of Pharmacy. The UGA campus will be tobacco free starting Oct. 1, which includes all cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. The first six-week session—limited to 20 participants—will be offered to UGA employees and the Athens community.…

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Gas Prices At a Four Month Low Nationwide and Statewide

July 30, 2014

Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices, according to the latest fuel price brief from AAA South. The national and Georgia average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on an over 30-day streak of declines. Oil is trading lower as gasoline supplies…

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Georgia DOT Updates Progress on SR51 Sinkhole Repairs

July 30, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Good weather means good progress for crews in Hart County working to repair a 20-ft deep sinkhole on the Reed Creek Highway/SR51. On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation released an update on the project. GDOT Spokesperson Teri Pope says workers have now finished constructing a dry work…

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Information Still Sought on Stolen Tractor from Paul Motes Road

July 30, 2014

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for leads on a theft involving a stolen tractor from Elbert County. The tractor is described as 2006 John Deere Model 5103 with a 512 Frontend Loader and a County Line 25 gallon trailer sprayer. It was reported stolen from an address on Paul Motes Road sometime…

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Part Duex of Main Street Summer Concert Series to be Held this Weekend

July 30, 2014

As the weekend approaches, Main Street Elberton is getting ready to host part two of the summer concert series. The first band up in the series was the Mike Watson Band back in June, but taking to McIntosh Street this weekend will be Lisa and the Illusion says Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer. “They are…

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Over Half of the Class of 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Members Hold Ties to Georgia

July 30, 2014

There are now officially six new members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, over half of which have ties to Georgia. “All of you guys represent what is great about the game of baseball with your competitiveness, it is no surprise you are all here today”, said Glavine. “Congratulations to all of you guys,…

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Additional Charges Filed Against Father and Son Arrested for Growing Pot

July 29, 2014

More charges have been brought against a father and son, who were charged with manufacturing marijuana after a search warrant was conducted on their property. According to investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, additions charges have been filed against 57-year-old Roger Adams and 33-year-old Craig Adams. He says during the execution of…

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Bowman Enters Into Agreement with New Billing Software Company

July 29, 2014

The City of Bowman will be rolling out a new billing system in the coming months. That was the decision last night as the council unanimously approved a motion to enter into an agreement with United Systems Technology, Inc. The new billing software would put all of the city’s billing and financial accounts into one…

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EC School Board Unanimously Approves Weapons Policy Update

July 29, 2014

The updated weapons policy JCDAE was approved at the Elbert County Board of Education Board Meeting on Monday evening. Theresa Barnett filled in for Board of Education Chairman Ben Baker yesterday evening as she took the board through the approval of the policy, which was indeed approved with a unanimous 4-0 vote with Chairman Ben…

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City of Bowman to Receive Website Overhaul

July 29, 2014

Big changes are on the way for the City of Bowman’s website. As a part of a new billing software agreement with United Systems Technology, Inc., approved Monday night, a new website was included in the deal. Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons says having a modernized website is key to the growth of the city.…

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