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EC Board of Education Expected to Vote on Sale of Hawes Center Property

March 17, 2014

Tonight could be the night that the Elbert County Board of Education lifts the burden of responsibility for the old Hawes Center property from its shoulders. At the board’s work session last Monday, Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said the school board had received one bid in the amount of one dollar for the…

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Two Men from Elbert/Hart Counties Arrested on Burglary Charges in Athens

March 17, 2014

One lucky person in Athens, who was pulled over for a traffic stop, was in the right place at the right time. According to the Athens Banner-Herald, Athens-Clarke police stopped a vehicle in front of the driver’s home around 12:20am. The incident report said while officers were speaking with the driver, the passenger asked if…

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Bowman Council Gathers for Work Session this Evening

March 17, 2014

It’s the third Monday in March, which also happens to fall on Saint Patrick’s Day, but also means its time for the City of Bowman’s monthly work session. This evening the Bowman City Council will hold a work session to go over and discuss potential agenda items for the council’s regular meeting coming up on…

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Franklin County School Board Considering Energy Savings Plan

March 17, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Members of the Franklin County School Board say they need more time to consider a plan that might save the school system on energy costs. At their work session, the board heard from representatives of Energy Solutions, Inc. According to School Superintendent Dr. Ruth O’Dell, the company would…

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Saint Patty’s Day Celebration Taking Place in Downtown Elberton

March 17, 2014

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day, and Main Street Elberton has helped the Luck of the Irish fall on Downtown Elberton. Despite the weather, a huge downtown sidewalk sale is going to be taking place throughout the day, and you won’t want to miss the fountain on the square, as it will be flowing green. There is…

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Encore Productions’ First Show of 2014 Debuts Tonight

March 14, 2014

The first Encore Production at the Elbert Theatre in 2014 takes place later this evening. Barefoot in the Park, directed by Richard Campbell, is a popular Neil Simon comedy. Speaking on WSGC’s morning show about the upcoming show was Director Richard Campbell and Brook Hall, who is a star in the play. Campbell gives a…

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Last Day of Early Voting in Bowman Special Election

March 14, 2014

It’s the final day of early voting for the special election in Bowman. Photo identification is a requirement for those planning to vote in the special election says Elbert County Probate Judge Stephanie Hewell who is the Election Superintendent for the special election. “Georgia does require a photo ID for anyone that votes, and right…

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EC Business and Entrepreneur of the Month Revealed

March 14, 2014

It’s that time again, when the monthly awards are revealed by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce. This month a business and entrepreneur of the month were selected by the Community Pride Committee. Selected by the committee as March’s Business of the Month was the Elbert County Farm Bureau. Mullenix Construction was also selected by…

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Rep. Alan Powell Hosts SC Delegates

March 14, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Delegations from the South Carolina Savannah River Water Caucus were the guests recently of State Representative Alan Powell in Atlanta. Last Friday was House Day at the State Capitol and Powell introduced seven members of the South Carolina delegation. They included Rep. Phillip Owens from Easley, SC; Rep. Don Bowen…

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USDA Looking to Expand Help Offered to Small/Medium Size Farmers

March 14, 2014

More help seems to be on the way for more small to medium size farms across the nation. The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced a number of plans to help out smaller farms continue to be successful. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA is planning on expanding its micro-loan program which…

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