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Northern Circuit District Attorney Parks White and Several Local Lawyers Seek Judgeship

December 30, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White is among 10 names being considered to fill the vacancy left by retiring Northern Judicial Circuit Chief Judge John Bailey. Bailey retires at the end of the month. Georgia’s Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) received applications through December 8th for the job.…

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Bowman Man Facing Drug Charges after Probation Warrant

December 30, 2014

A Bowman man is facing drug related charges after being arrested. The arrest resulted after an Elbert County Sheriff’s Office deputy assisted State Probation with a felony probation warrant that was served at a home off of Highway 172 in Bowman, GA. As a result of that warrant being served, officers located a quantity of…

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Elbert Development Authority Now Has Insurance Coverage

December 29, 2014

An issue has been resolved for the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman. During the Authority’s regular meeting in November the issue of Director’s and Officer’s Insurance was discussed because the Elbert County authority had none, which meant during the event of a lawsuit that the board member’s personal belongings and finances could…

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Georgia DCA Releases County Tier Rankings for 2015

December 29, 2014

The Department of Community Affairs releases some good news for Elbert County when it comes to landing potential job creators. Each year the department releases tier rankings for all 159 counties in Georgia. These rankings help determine what kind, if any, tax breaks companies can get for locating in a lower tier county or if…

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Franklin Co. Industrial Building Authority Director Settling Into His New Role

December 29, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County’s new Industrial Building Authority Director Frank Ginn is settling into his new role and setting some goals for 2015. Ginn took over the job at the end of October and since then, has been re-acquainting himself with Franklin County and its leadership. “Got a lot of…

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Public Meetings Regarding Future Hunting Regulations Scheduled for January

December 29, 2014

Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 hunting seasons. These meetings, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, are specifically designed to give the public a chance to provide input in the…

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UGA Among Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges Ranking

December 29, 2014

The University of Georgia has been ranked No. 10 on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values among public colleges and universities for 2015. UGA climbed to the 10th position last year based on improved test scores and a more-competitive admission rate and held its place in the top 10 this year, with Kiplinger…

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WSGC Year in Review: Day 3

December 26, 2014

It is the final countdown and final stop on the 2014 WSGC Year in Review. Each year at WSGC Radio, we take time towards the end of the year to reflect back on what big issues and stories gripped our area. The third and final portion of the 2014 WSGC Year in Review can be…

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WSGC Year in Review: Day 2

December 23, 2014

Welcome back once again Granite County, and thank you for stopping by for Day 2 of the 2014 WSGC Year in Review. For those unfamiliar with what the annual year in review entails, it is a recap of the biggest issues and events from 2014 in Elbert County. To catch Day 2′s recap of 2014…

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WSGC Year in Review: Day 1

December 22, 2014

It is that time of the year again Granite County. The annual WSGC Year in Review, where the News Department has assembled a recap of the biggest happenings and issue in Elbert County throughout the past year. For those who want to catch the WSGC Year in Review live, you can hear it on 105.3…

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Calendar

  • February 8, 2015 11:15 amBlack History Fellowship
  • February 14, 2015 11:00 amAnnual Camp Harmony CHICKEN BAR-B-Q
  • February 24, 2015 6:00 pmNortheast GA Soybean Production Meeting
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