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Elberton Officials and Staff Discuss Financial Overview at Planning Session

March 26, 2013

Money, money, money; probably one of the biggest issues focused on by city of Elberton officials and personnel during their annual planning session. Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn presented the city’s financial overview and stated that revenue has been on par with what it has been over the last decade. He said that electricity use…

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Bowman City Council Goes Over Outline of FY 2014 Budget

March 26, 2013

The Bowman City Council is getting a jump on preparing its FY 2014 budget. During last night’s council meeting, members of the Bowman City Council were presented an outline of the upcoming fiscal year budget. Before the budget can be finalized the city is waiting on general insurance bids from two different sources, once those…

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TJ and Friends Ride Against Cancer Bumped up

March 26, 2013

As local fishermen are getting ready for the upcoming TJ and Friends Bass Fishing Tournament, local motorcycle enthusiasts should not be excluded from all of the fun. The TJ and Friends Foundation recently announced their plans to bump up the date for the foundation’s annual Ride against Cancer. Saturday, May 4th is the new date…

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Elberton City Officials Lay Out Their Expectations for Next Five Years

March 25, 2013

The Elberton City Council along with several other city department heads and members met this past Saturday for the city’s annual planning session. At the beginning of the meeting, Elberton Mayor Larry Guest suggested that everyone go around the room and talk about what they wanted to see Elberton accomplish over the next five years.…

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TJ and Friends Foundation Prepping for Annual Bass Fishing Tourney

March 25, 2013

The next few months are going to be extremely busy for the TJ and Friends Foundation, as they have a slew of events coming up as spring is just now kicking off. Late last week, members of the TJ and Friends Foundation dropped by our studios to talk about some of those events; Gary Purvis…

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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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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • 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
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