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Bond Set for the Three People Arrested in Franklin County Growhouse Bust

October 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Bond has been set for three people charged over the weekend with operating a marijuana grow house in Franklin County. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said late last Friday, deputies responded to a report of a domestic dispute in a vehicle traveling down the highway. Dispatchers gave deputies…

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Rehoboth Road Set to be Resurfaced in the Near Future

October 30, 2013

A fresh resurfacing of Rehoboth Road near Bowman will be happening in the near future. According to Bowman City Councilman Ben Rice, initially the county was advertising the resurfacing of the road up to the Bowman City limits. Rice said it didn’t seem right that the resurfacing stop at the city limits. “As far as…

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Gas Prices Drop Statewide, but Hold Steady in Elbert County

October 30, 2013

After gas prices jumped on the announcement of the government reopen, bearish fundamentals pushed them back down. U.S. inventories rose 5.25 million barrels last week to 381 million barrels, the most since June, according to the Energy Information Administration. Current production is up about 6 percent as well. Talks to suspend sanctions against Iran may…

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Bowman Council Approves Employee Pay Bump

October 29, 2013

After a relatively heated debate, City of Bowman employee Jason Rucker will receive a pay bump. Closing out yesterday evening’s Bowman City Council meeting was the item regarding a raise for Mr. Rucker, who has been employed by the City of Bowman for roughly three years in total. Rucker previously made $8.50/hour, and Mayor Pamela…

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Franklin County Authorities Shut Down Growhouse Operation

October 29, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County authorities have uncovered a marijuana growing operation. On Friday, according to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas after deputies answered a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance going on in a vehicle traveling down a county road. “Late Friday, deputies responded to a report of a domestic…

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Last Day to Make Your Reservation to Attend Educational Luncheon

October 29, 2013

Time is drawing near to sign up to participate in a free educational luncheon to welcome Dr. Allison Venturella from Carolina OB-GYN, who will be opening up a practice in Elberton. Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Nancy Seymour says Dr. Venturella will begin to see patients as soon as this week. “She’ll be seeing…

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Final Public Forum for Georgia DOT’s STIP Proposal to be Held this Evening

October 29, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold its final public meeting to seek public review and comment on its federally funded projects this evening. Georgia DOT is presenting the Draft FY 2014-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) this evening at the Jefferson Civic Center and Clubhouse in Jefferson, GA. The public forum will begin promptly…

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MainStreet’s Pumpkin Fest a Success

October 29, 2013

MainStreet Elberton’s inaugural Pumpkin Festival draws a great crowd this past Thursday. Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany Gibbons said the people in attendance enjoyed hay rides, pumpkin pie eating contests, and face painting among other things. However, she said two events especially stuck out to her. “We had several things…

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Stolen Elbert County Vehicle Recovered in Clayton County

October 28, 2013

A vehicle reported stolen from Elbert County in late March, has been recovered by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. According to Investigator Captain Darren Scarborough, the vehicle was reported stolen on March 31st, 2013 from a residence off of the Hartwell Highway in Elbert County. Scarborough said the sheriff’s office received a call from Clayton…

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Blue Devils Can Clinch Region Title this Friday Night

October 28, 2013

A potential region championship clinching game is on tap for this coming Friday night in the Granite Bowl. Coming off a thrilling 23-21 victory over arch rival Hart County, the Blue Devils will host the Jackson County Panthers on Friday. With a win this Friday, the Blue Devils would clinch their second region championship in…

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