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GDOT to Suspend Construction Related Lane Closures This Weekend

August 30, 2012

To enable Georgia motorists to more easily enjoy the Labor Day weekend travel period, The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures beginning at 12:00pm, tomorrow, and lasting until 5 a.m., Tuesday, September 4th. Georgia DOT Communications Officer Teri Pope says this is a measure that is taken every time there is a…

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Application Deadline for 2012 Deer Quota Hunt Fast Approaching

August 30, 2012
Application Deadline for 2012 Deer Quota Hunt Fast Approaching

The window of opportunity is closing for people interested in a 2012 deer quota hunt. Melissa Cummings, with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, explains what a quota hunt means. “Deadline for deer quota hunt means that people can put in an application to be drawn for a hunt that will be…

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Elbert County Commissioners to Hold Called Meeting This Afternoon

August 30, 2012

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold a called meeting this afternoon at 2:00pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room. Two items are on the agenda for the called meeting. The first is the review and approval of the purchase of used patrol cars for the Sheriff’s Department and the estimated cost of change of…

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Select Camping Areas to Close After Labor Day Weekend

August 30, 2012

With the 2012 summer recreation season coming to an end, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announces its seasonal closing schedule for day use areas and campgrounds at J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The following day-use areas will close for the season on Sept. 4: Amity Day-Use Area; Big Hart Day-Use Area; Gill Point…

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EPD Consent Order on Bowman Officially Closed

August 29, 2012

Good news for the City of Bowman. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division consent order that was placed on the city back in 2010 for violations in the city’s wastewater retention ponds has been officially closed. Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson told WSGC there is now nothing holding Bowman back from moving forward. “A lot of…

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Kantner Named Utilities Engineer for Northeast Georgia

August 29, 2012
Kantner Named Utilities Engineer for Northeast Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces the hiring of a White County man as Utilities Engineer for the twenty-one counties in Northeast Georgia which make up GDOT’s District Number One. Neil Kantner was named as Utilities Engineer in a press release yesterday afternoon from the Georgia Department of Transportation. Teri Pope, a Communications Officer with…

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Gas Prices Continue Upward Trend

August 29, 2012
Gas Prices Continue Upward Trend

Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico came to a halt Friday as Tropical Storm Isaac neared oil platforms. While it’s still too early to tell how long Isaac will delay Gulf oil production, motorists have already seen a rise in pump prices. The precautionary shutdowns alone are said to have caused a loss of…

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Elbert Memorial Posts $45,000 Loss for July

August 29, 2012

Last night the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority met for their regular meeting. During the meeting, the financial report was presented to the board. The report showed that operating expenses decreased by roughly $16,000 from June to July. Despite the decrease in operating expenses, the hospital still posted a loss of $45,000 in net revenue for…

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Open House for New Bridge Project in Lincoln Co. Tomorrow

August 29, 2012

An Open House is scheduled for tomorrow to discuss the Georgia Department of Transportation’s proposed bridge replacement project in Lincoln County. The meeting will be held at The Lincoln Center, 160 May Avenue in Lincolnton. The public is invited to stop by any time between 4 and 6 p.m.  No formal presentation will be given.…

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Kurt Anderson Road Closed Until Thursday

August 28, 2012

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners announces that they will be closing Kurt Anderson Road to through traffic on Tuesday, August 28th beginning at 8:00am. The reason for the closing is to make repairs to the bridge that is close to the intersection of Double Bridges Road. Elbert County Road Superintendent Shannon Teasley describes the…

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