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Early Voting for Elbert County Underway

April 29, 2014

Early voting for the May Primaries is underway in Elbert County. Early voting began yesterday, and will continue until May 16th at 5:00pm. As required by law, when there is a Federal or State election taking place, a Saturday vote must be held, and that date in Elbert County is on May 10th from 9:00am…

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Lots of Rain Potentially on the Way for Elbert County and Northeast Georgia

April 28, 2014
Lots of Rain Potentially on the Way for Elbert County and Northeast Georgia

Northeast Georgia stands to get a good soaking over the next few days if all holds true from the National Weather Service. A flood watch remains in effect in Elbert and surrounding counties until Wednesday. According to Tony Sturey with the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg office, possible thundershowers will likely produce severe weather up until…

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UGA President Feels a “Full Cost of Attendance” Will Eventually be in Place

April 28, 2014

Last week, University of Georgia President Jere Morehead spoke to reporters regarding pay raises for staff at the University of Georgia. In addition to that subject, Morehead talked about a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, which is allowing Northwester University athletes to unionize if they so choose. Morehead says the SEC and…

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Suspect(s) Sought in Banks County Bomb Threat

April 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   In Banks County, authorities are searching for the person who left what appeared to be a bomb in a Starbuck’s parking lot. It happened Thursday morning, according to Banks County Sheriff Carissa McFaddin, at the Starbucks in Banks Crossing at the 149 I-85 Exit. “The manager was advised…

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Major Traffic Shift Occuring in Athens Today

April 28, 2014

A major traffic shift takes place today on the State Route 10 Loop, Peter Street and Olympic Street announces the Georgia Department of Transportation. State Route 10 Loop northbound traffic will move from its current location on the outer loop north to the inner loop or southbound side to use the new SR 10 Bridge.…

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Bowman Council Meets Later this Evening

April 28, 2014

Later this evening the Mayor and Council of the City of Bowman will convene. The purpose, the council’s regular meeting for the month of April. Tonight’s meeting will be held inside of the council chambers at Bowman City Hall, and is scheduled to begin at 7:00pm. Members of the Bowman Community are invited and encouraged…

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Retirees a Boost to Both the Local and State Economy Shows New UGA Study

April 25, 2014

A recent study conducted by the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business shows that retirees are a huge boost to the Georgia economy. According to the study, in recent years, Georgia has attracted on average, 16,000 retirees per year who have brought with them a net worth of $8 billion and have created approximately…

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GBI Investigation in Hart/Franklin County Murder Suicide Continues

April 25, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The investigation continues into the murder suicide two weeks ago that began at the Froh’s Restaurant in Hart County and left three people dead. On Wednesday, Northern Judicial District Attorney Parks White confirmed agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation continue to look into the case. “The GBI…

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UGA President, “Pay Raises to be Implemented to Remain Competitive”

April 25, 2014
UGA President, “Pay Raises to be Implemented to Remain Competitive”

Recent state legislation that has gone into effect has set aside a pool of money for merit pay raises, which are expected to help keep the University of Georgia competitive with colleges and universities in the surrounding states. University of Georgia President Jere Morehead, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, says the pay raises are going…

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Sister City Fundraiser Pick-Up Scheduled for Tomorrow

April 25, 2014

As you heard yesterday on WSGC, coming up on Saturday, the Elberton Sister City program will be hold its annual Bubba Burger sack lunch fundraiser. The cost is six dollars per back. All proceeds will benefit the Elberton Sister City program. Pick up will be from 11:00am until 1:00pm tomorrow afternoon at the Pinnacle Bank…

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