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Part Duex of Main Street Summer Concert Series to be Held this Weekend

August 1, 2014

The weekend is here, and tomorrow the second part of Main Street Elberton’s summer concert series is planned to take place. Featured on McIntosh Street/One Way Street tomorrow evening will be Lisa and the Illusion, which Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer describes as a Motown/funk band. “They are actually a Motown/funk band from Mobile, Alabama.…

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Bowman Square One Step Closer to Becoming Part of National Register of Historic Places

July 31, 2014

During the Bowman City Council’s regular meeting Monday, Bowman Mayor Pete Gibbons informed those in attendance that the city’s submission has been granted a spot on the agenda for an upcoming hearing. “The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to inform you that property which you have proposed to…

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Georgia Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Future Transportation Needs

July 31, 2014
Georgia Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Future Transportation Needs

As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it. On the Department’s website – www.dot.ga.gov – the public is asked to spend a few minutes completing a…

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LMIG Projects Nearly Ready to Put to Bid in Bowman

July 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is checking up on the city of Bowman to make sure work is progressing with projects set to be paid for through Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds. The city is entering the third year of the grant. Sara Schatz, who has been heading up the LMIG program for…

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City of Royston Narrowing Search for New City Manager

July 31, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Royston City Council and Mayor David Jordan have narrowed the pool of applicants for the city manager position. At a special called meeting last week, the council and mayor met in executive session to discuss the 19 applications submitted for the position. According to Jordan, after much…

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UGA Pharmacy Students to Offer Tobacco Cessation Sessions

July 31, 2014

Registration is now open for the fall tobacco cessation sessions offered by students in the University Of Georgia College Of Pharmacy. The UGA campus will be tobacco free starting Oct. 1, which includes all cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. The first six-week session—limited to 20 participants—will be offered to UGA employees and the Athens community.…

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Gas Prices At a Four Month Low Nationwide and Statewide

July 30, 2014

Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices, according to the latest fuel price brief from AAA South. The national and Georgia average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on an over 30-day streak of declines. Oil is trading lower as gasoline supplies…

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Georgia DOT Updates Progress on SR51 Sinkhole Repairs

July 30, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Good weather means good progress for crews in Hart County working to repair a 20-ft deep sinkhole on the Reed Creek Highway/SR51. On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation released an update on the project. GDOT Spokesperson Teri Pope says workers have now finished constructing a dry work…

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Information Still Sought on Stolen Tractor from Paul Motes Road

July 30, 2014

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for leads on a theft involving a stolen tractor from Elbert County. The tractor is described as 2006 John Deere Model 5103 with a 512 Frontend Loader and a County Line 25 gallon trailer sprayer. It was reported stolen from an address on Paul Motes Road sometime…

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Part Duex of Main Street Summer Concert Series to be Held this Weekend

July 30, 2014

As the weekend approaches, Main Street Elberton is getting ready to host part two of the summer concert series. The first band up in the series was the Mike Watson Band back in June, but taking to McIntosh Street this weekend will be Lisa and the Illusion says Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer. “They are…

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