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Additional Charges Filed Against Comer, GA Man

January 7, 2014

Additional charges are indeed on the way for a Comer, GA man arrested on kidnapping charges. The kidnapping occurred on December 21st, when 30-year-old Antonia Meadows allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend from her home in Athens and was holding her at his home in Comer. Comer Police Chief Dennis Bell said when officers went to make…

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11th Annual Elberton Twilight 5K takes Place Friday

January 7, 2014

The Eleventh Annual Twilight Stroll running event is set for this weekend. This year’s race takes place on Friday, January 10th, 2014. Elbert County Chamber President Phyllis Brooks says the event starts off with a fun run. “It’s going to begin at 7:00pm, the 5K follows at 7:30pm, and then we have a 10K that…

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Warming Centers in Place Across Elbert County Tonight and Tomorrow Afternoon

January 6, 2014

There are two warming centers for those in need being set up in Elbert County this evening. The first of which is being set up in Bowman, GA at the Bowman Community Center; the following is a statement and information released from Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons: “The City of Bowman will open the doors…

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Bowman Mayor Pete Gibbons Feels Good About New Council Heading into New Year

January 6, 2014

A new year arrives and a new administration takes over in the city of Bowman. If you also include a special election coming up in March to fill the seat of Councilwoman Pauline Seigler, who stepped down towards the end of last year, all but two seats on the council will have changed. The council…

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Georgia DOT: “NE GA Roads, So Far So Good”

January 6, 2014

Nothing is happening on the roads in northeast Georgia. That is the word right now from Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson Teri Pope. Pope says that crews have been out all over northeast Georgia since midnight keeping a close eye on the conditions. “We’ve been monitoring conditions, we have spread a little bit of our…

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Only a Week Remains to Pre-Register for Backyard Poultry Workshop

January 6, 2014

Just over a week remains to register for an education workshop for those interested in backyard poultry. On January 16th, in Comer, GA the Madison County Extension Office is hosting an education workshop for backyard/small flock poultry owners at the Comer Travel Museum. Speakers at the event will include Dr. Casey Ritz, UGA Poultry Scientist…

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Four DNR Officers Recognized During 2013 Governor’s Public Safety Awards Ceremony

January 6, 2014

Four conservation rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recently were recognized at the 2013 Governor’s Public Safety Awards ceremony. RFC David Brady and Sgt. Chris Hodge: These two rangers were instrumental in the saving of a boating incident victim on Manhead Sound near St. Simons Island in June 2013. Their…

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Elberton Council Meets for First Time in 2014

January 6, 2014

A fairly quick and routine start to 2014 for the Elberton City Council, at least that is what is expected this evening as the council gathers for its first official gathering of the new year. On the meeting’s agenda no speakers are scheduled to appear before council, and no ordinances or resolutions are up for…

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Hartwell, GA Man Brings in the New Year with Felony Drug Charges

January 3, 2014
Hartwell, GA Man Brings in the New Year with Felony Drug Charges

Not the best way to ring in the New Year for a Hart County man arrested in Elbert County on drug charges. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, just after midnight on December 31st, deputies with his office conducted a traffic stop on North Broad Street in Bowman, GA. Andrews said the man arrested…

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Bowman Financial Accounts Officially Changed Over to New Administration

January 3, 2014

The Bowman City Council was the first governing body in Elbert County to hold an official meeting, but it was all fairly routine. Yesterday morning’s called meeting was held to take care of a few issues that come with a new administration. According to Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons, the council had to meet before…

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  • October 1, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 2, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 3, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 4, 2014 12:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
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