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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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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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