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Elberton Council Meeting Tonight

March 3, 2014

We’re already into the month of March, and the Elberton City Council will hold their regular meeting for the month later this evening. In a fairly bare boned agenda, only one item is up for a potential vote this evening, and that is a resolution to accept a donation of 0.34 acres of property on…

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Elberton Police Chief Warns of IRS Related Scam Sweeping through Community

February 28, 2014

Tax season is in full bloom, and about this time of the year, scam artists are out in full force looking to take advantage of unsuspecting people. It seems that a new phone based scam is beginning to sweep through Elberton as reported by local citizens. “In reference to a person identifying themselves as law…

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Alleged Armed Robbery Remains Under Investigation

February 28, 2014

An investigation into a reported robbery continues today by the Criminal Investigations Division at the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. Earlier this week at a Washington Highway home, a female victim, whose name has not been released, reported she had been robbed at gun point. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says she told deputies upon their…

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Two Bowman Residents Out on Bond after Being Arrested on Drug Charges

February 28, 2014
Two Bowman Residents Out on Bond after Being Arrested on Drug Charges

A traffic stop in Bowman, GA has a pair of Bellew Drive residents facing drug related charges. On Tuesday, a stop was conducted on East Church Street in Bowman. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, the deputy who initiated the stop noticed the driver, 26-year-old Amanda Beth Jones, appeared to be showing the signs…

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Warming Up this Weekend, Then More Cold Air

February 28, 2014

After a brief bout with the cold, it seems this weekend is going to see more moderate temperatures, though it comes at the cost of getting some rain showers. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says the neutral pattern we are in really lets you see the full spectrum of weather in Georgia. “Almost anything…

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Last Weekend of ‘The Stone Cutters’ at the Old Rock Gym

February 28, 2014

After a great opening weekend, Savannah River Productions is looking for a bigger and better crowd later this evening for their second weekend of performing in Elbert County. The Stone Carvers, a musical by Kay Legg and Andrea Bradford, made its debut at the newly renovated Rock Gym last week, and will again be the…

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Pre-K Registration Gets Started Soon in Elbert County

February 28, 2014

Though there is still a good bit of time left in the current school year, Pre-K registration will be underway soon in Elbert County. Pre-K registration will be held at the P.J. Blackwell Learning Center during the month of March through Friday, April 11, 2014. Parents/Legal Guardians will need to call the center to schedule…

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New Emergency Room Service Provider Set to Take Over at Elbert Memorial

February 27, 2014

Dramatic changes are coming to the Emergency Department at Elbert Memorial Hospital. That information coming out of Tuesday night’s Hospital Authority meeting. New emergency room staff will be taking over towards the end of April, according to Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough. Hospital MD Leaders will be the new ER physician contracted service provider, who…

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Called Meeting Wednesday Moring, Results in Passing of Bowman’s 2014 Budget

February 27, 2014

An approval of the City of Bowman’s 2014 budget was finally made yesterday morning. A big part of the delay to get the budget approved was attributed to continued complications with getting the correct numbers together, as the previous draft was using 2012’s financial data instead of 2013’s. The Bowman Council had only received the…

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Possibility of a Rural Clinic Discussed by Elbert Memorial Authority Board

February 27, 2014

After a recent study conducted by Elbert Memorial Hospital and AnMed Health determined the hospital was not quite suited for critical access status, the hospital is seeking ways to better serve the community. After meeting with consultants with the state of Georgia about three weeks ago, the primary purpose of which was to discuss options…

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