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Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Steps Down

September 17, 2012
Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Steps Down

Ty Cobb Healthcare System CEO Chuck Adams has tendered his resignation. Adams has accepted the position of Executive Vice President of the Georgia Hospital Association. Adams has served as chief executive officer of Ty Cobb Healthcare System in Royston, since June 2002 and was Georgia Hospital Association’s chairman in 2010. In his new role, Adams…

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Elbert County Board of Education Meets for Regular Meeting This Evening

September 17, 2012

This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will hold their regular monthly meeting for the month of September. Three people have requested to speak during the meeting, and they include the NAACP State President Edward Dubose, Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson, and Darlena Carey. All three are expected to speak on the subject of…

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Lady Devils Lose Both Games In Augusta

September 15, 2012

On September 15,2012 our Lady Devils softball teams traveled to August. The Devils played again the Harlem Lady Dogs in their first game of the day.  In the bottom of the 4th ending the score was 0-1 with the Devils trailing behind. Which led to the final score to be 0-7, Devils losing. The player…

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Detention Center Detainee Faces Criminal Gang Activity Charges

September 14, 2012

A detainee at the Elbert County Detention Center, who has been incarcerated since December 6th of last year, is now facing charges related to criminal gang activity. Adam Brady Dearman was arrested by Elbert County Investigators after his involvement in the shooting of a Bowman man in an incident that occurred last year. The Bowman…

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TJ and Friends Foundation to Hold ‘Day of Praise’ at Elbert County Fairgrounds

September 14, 2012

Those looking for something to do following tomorrow’s Granite City Cook-Off will be in luck, as the TJ and Friends Foundation will be holding a Day of Praise at the Elbert County Fair Grounds. The event gets underway at 4:00pm in the afternoon. Steve Higginbotham, who is with the TJ and Friends Foundation asks that…

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Granite City Cook-Off Fires Up Tomorrow

September 14, 2012

Barbeque lovers rejoice. Tomorrow the 6th Annual Granite City Cook-Off will be taking place on Elberton’s Downtown Square Main Street Director Sissy Herring says that the cook-off will feature some familiar faces from past cook-offs. “We do have our winners from the last few years. We will have about ten to fifteen grills on the…

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Reading of a New Play Takes Place Tomorrow at Elbert Theatre

September 14, 2012

Tomorrow the Elbert Theatre will feature the reading of a new play from a local play writer. Playwright Michael Blackston’s new play is titled Mr. Long Said Nothing. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King said that Blackston has spent a lot of time coming up with the new play. “It’s actually based on true life events.…

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State of Georgia Receives 1.9 Million in Grants

September 14, 2012

Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced yesterday afternoon that two Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants totaling $1.9 million that will help Georgia build critical infrastructure to support business development and job growth. According to grantee estimates, the projects will together create 275 jobs, save 175 jobs, and generate more than $133 million in private…

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Mohawk Industries Plant to Close September 25th

September 13, 2012
Mohawk Industries Plant to Close September 25th

As many may already know, the Mohawk Industries plant in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina announced that it was closing sometime in September back in late July. As it stands right now, the projected date for the plant’s closure will be on September 25th, and when that day comes, nearly two hundred people will be out…

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Bowman Protest March Route Shortened

September 13, 2012

The Concerned Citizens group of Bowman, Georgia has had a change of plans for the upcoming protest march. The original route was set to begin at the Bowman Community Center, and would have followed State Route 17 to the Elberton Civic Center. Due to safety concerns however, the march has been moved to September 17th…

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