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Concerned Citizens Group of Bowman Planning March

August 28, 2012

The Concerned Citizens Group of Bowman is planning a march from the city of Bowman, to the city of Elberton to highlight their determination to have Bowman Elementary re-opened. The march will take place on September 16th, and will start at the Bowman Community Center at 2:00pm. Darlena Carey, who is the Chairwoman of the…

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NGHS and United Healthcare Re-Up

August 28, 2012
NGHS and United Healthcare Re-Up

In a joint statement released on Saturday, Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and United Healthcare announced they have reached a long-term, multi-year agreement that gives all United Healthcare employer-sponsored and individual health plans in-network access to all NGHS facilities and physicians. “We’ve worked diligently to finalize the details of a new agreement that is mutually…

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Another Round of Successful Fundraisers for Sydney

August 28, 2012

Many people have been following Sydney’s battle with Anti- NMDA Receptor Encephalitis. She has now improved and is beginning to talk in short sentences. Sydney has brought together a whole community in prayer and also in fundraisers that have been held to help her and her family with some of the expenses that come across…

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Annual Cruise-In Coming Up This Weekend in Washington, GA

August 28, 2012

The Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce will host their annual fall Cruise-In on Washington’s Downtown Square on Saturday, September 1st. Jenny Clarke, who is the Director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber, said the Cruise-In is a great community event. “People from all over the Georgia and other parts of the southeast bring their classic cars to the…

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Dove Hunting Season Begins Saturday in Georgia

August 27, 2012

The official start of Dove Hunting season in Georgia is coming up on September 1st, which is this Saturday. This will be the first of three different Dove Hunting seasons that will be taking place throughout the course the year and it will last from September 1st through September 16th. Dove Hunting is the most…

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Plantation Road Bridge Closed Beginning Today

August 27, 2012

Today the bridge on Plantation Road over Coldwater Creek in Elbert County will be completely closed to traffic for demolition and construction of a new bridge, which will begin at some point this week. Georgia Department of Transportation Communications Officer, Teri Pope, explained why the bridge is being re-built. “The bridge is structurally deficient right…

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Georgia DNR Needs Your Help With Choosing New Tag Designs

August 27, 2012

Four new wildlife vehicle license plates are coming to Georgia, and the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division wants the public to help select the best tag design. A share of purchases and renewals of the new tag will go toward conservation and habitat restoration efforts for the Nongame Conservation Section, the Bobwhite Quail…

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Bowman City Council Meets Tonight for Regular Monthly Meeting

August 27, 2012

Later this evening the Bowman City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting for the month of August. Items on the agenda for the meeting include the financial report from Mayor Pamela Johnson, a discussion in regards to a mobile home ordinance, as well as an update on the proceedings of the upcoming Bowman City…

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GDOT Announces Routine Maintenance for Elbert, Franklin, Hart, and Madison Counties

August 27, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that routine maintenance will be taking place this week in Elbert, Franklin, Hart, and Madison counties. In Elbert County a crew will trim the vegetation on State Route 72, the curbing, gutter, and under guardrail will be manually cleaned on State Route 77, and on State Route 368 crews…

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UGA Majorettes Pick Up Two National Title Wins

August 24, 2012
UGA Majorettes Pick Up Two National Title Wins

With a twirl and a catch, the University of Georgia Majorettes have done it again. In July the team became the 2012 Collegiate Halftime Show Twirl National Champions and the 2012 Collegiate National Halftime Champions at America’s Youth on Parade USA and World Twirling Championships in South Bend, Indiana. The Coach of the UGA Majorettes,…

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