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Bowman Hold Special Called Meeting This Afternoon

December 9, 2013

Just over two weeks removed from a heated Monday night exchange between current Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson and Mayor Elect Pete Gibbons, the council will finally address the issue that was at hand that evening. On November 25th, during the November regular meeting of the Bowman Council, Mayor Johnson questioned Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons…

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Board of Commissioners Final Meeting for 2013

December 9, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their final meeting of the 2013 calendar year later this evening. On the agenda tonight for the commission is the discussion and potential approval of an addendum to the intergovernmental contract between the City of Elberton, Elbert County Commission, and Elbert County Board of Education. During the…

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American Red Cross in Elberton Today

December 9, 2013

The American Red Cross is back in the city of Elberton today looking for more blood donors. Many may have noticed an increase in the amount of blood drives taking place in our area, and Red Cross Spokesperson Kristin Stancil says the increase in blood drives is part of the organizations winter campaign. This year,…

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Elberton Parade Participants To Get Full Refund

December 9, 2013

Those who made an entry into the annual Elberton Kiwanis Christmas Parade, but did not get to participate due to inclement weather, can worry not. Rainy weather yesterday afternoon forced a cancellation of the parade. However, those who paid their respective entry fee will be refunded the full amount of the application fee. There is…

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Missing Elbert County Man Found

December 6, 2013

The search is over only a couple of days after it began for a missing Elbert County man. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, deputies in Oconee County, SC conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle that 44-year-old Amos Rucker happened to be in. Scarborough said that Mr. Rucker was…

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Bowman Christmas Bazzar & Parade To Be Held Tomorrow

December 6, 2013

The first Christmas parade in Elbert County is coming up tomorrow afternoon in the city of Bowman. Also taking place tomorrow will be the 3rd annual Bowman Christmas Bazaar. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons says it’s going to be a fun filled event. “We’ll have arts and crafts ready, holiday gifts and holiday decorations…

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Opening Night for Final Show for the 2013 Elbert Theatre

December 6, 2013

Tonight is opening night for the final show of the 2013 Encore Productions season at the Elbert Theatre. Coming up this evening will be the performance of A Christmas Pudding, which is being directed by Ray Stowers. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains what theatre goers can expect with the final show of the 2013…

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Elberton Christmas Parade Being Held This Weekend

December 6, 2013

Well if one Christmas parade wasn’t enough for you this weekend, then how about two? The Elberton Christmas Parade is set to take place on Sunday, December 8th beginning at 3:30pm. The parade’s theme this year is Christmas Bells: Sounds of the Season. Entries in the parade this year will be judged based on the…

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Lavonia Will See A Water Rate Hike

December 6, 2013

M.J. Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Water customers in the City of Lavonia will soon see another rate hike. At their regular city council meeting this week, the council voted to raise water rates to cover funding for several water system projects and upgrades. City manager Gary Fesperman noted the city last raised rates in…

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Search Continues for Missing Elbert County Man

December 5, 2013
Search Continues for Missing Elbert County Man

The search continues today for a missing Elbert County man. The man’s name is 44-year-old Amos Rucker, a black male, who is listed at five feet five inches tall, and weighs approximately one hundred and fifty pounds. According to Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Darren Scarborough, it is unknown where Rucker could be. “We don’t…

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