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Bowman City Council to Hold Work Session and Called Meeting

December 7, 2012

The City of Bowman will meet this evening for a work session, and following the work session the Bowman City council will hold a called meeting. The work session and called meeting will be held in the council chambers at Bowman City Hall beginning at 7:00pm. The meeting is open for the public to attend.

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Third Rabies Incident of the Year Reported in Elbert County

December 6, 2012

There has recently been a confirmed case of Rabies in a skunk in the Elbert County Area. The incident occurred on the outskirts of the city limits at a Rhodes Drive address. Elbert County Animal Control Director Jeff Simpson said the skunk was chasing and bit a man’s dog. “The skunk was chasing his dogs,…

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Last Chance This Morning to Buy Tickets for JROTC Raider Team Raffle

December 6, 2012

The Elbert County JROTC Raider Team’s final fundraising event of the year comes to a close this morning. Raider Team Coach Master Sergeant Al Homer discussed what the fundraiser will help cover. “Its going to go towards all the fuel costs for the traveling, registration fees for competitions, t-shirts and equipment, and even down to…

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City of Elberton will ‘Wait and See’ in Regards to the Whitworth Detention Center

December 6, 2012

The Georgia Department of Corrections Whitworth Detention Center in Hartwell is switching from a male incarceration facility to an all female facility. The City of Elberton is one of the municipalities that use the current labor force from the detention center, and Elberton Mayor Larry Guest said there are two types of labor they use. “One…

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Zumba Charity Event Raises $2K

December 6, 2012
Zumba Charity Event Raises $2K

Elbert County continues to show how much it cares for its own, as the Zumba Charity Event for Sydney Vickery and her family brought in a lot of money. Kellyn Willis, Zumba Instructor at the Wellness Center, said that on Friday during the event, they raised close to two thousand dollars. “That night we actually…

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“Georgia Gives” Day is Today

December 6, 2012

Today is the official “Georgia Gives” Day, and during today you can support the local Elbert County Read at Home program through “Georgia Gives” Day. In partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the Elbert County Read at Home program works to ensure that all Elbert County children have access to high quality books. To donate…

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Final Fundraiser of the Year Coming to Close for JROTC Raider Team

December 5, 2012

The Elbert County JROTC Raider Team is the final hours of holding its final fundraising event of the year. The fundraiser will help cover the costs of registration fees, fuel used on transportation, uniforms, and lodging and registration for the National Competition. The fundraiser is a raffle, in which there will be three winners. The…

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2012 Kiwanis Christmas Parade Winners Revealed

December 5, 2012

The 2012 Kiwanis Christmas Parade winners have been announced, and are broken down into two categories. In the Civic Category, which receives a small cash prize, first place went to the Elbert County Middle School Softball team, second place was awarded to the Friends Helping Friends Club, and third place went to Falling Creek. The…

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Gas Prices Expected to Tick Upwards as New Year Approaches

December 5, 2012
Gas Prices Expected to Tick Upwards as New Year Approaches

Gas prices continue to show minimal movement at the start of December and its likely prices will remain relatively flat until the New Year, that’s according to AAA South. According to AAA’s Manager of Regulatory Affairs Avery Ash, oil prices are on the upward tick. “While national retail gas prices have declined each day in…

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Work to Take Place on Approach to US 78/Atlanta Highway Bridge in Athens

December 5, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a bridge repair on the approach to the US 78/Atlanta Highway westbound bridge to Epps Bridge Parkway. The work is currently underway and will require an around the clock lane closure for approximately three weeks as the concrete approach slab is replaced. The left lane approaching the Epps Bridge…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 13, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove Hunt
  • September 14, 2014 3:00 pm4th Year Anniversary for Pastor
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