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Narcotics Investigation Results in Arrest of Elberton Man on Felony Drug Charges

March 24, 2015
Narcotics Investigation Results in Arrest of Elberton Man on Felony Drug Charges

An Elberton man is facing felony drug charges after being arrested as a result of an Elbert County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigation. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office investigator Lt. Terry Reese says the investigation culminated in the arrest of 51-year-old Bobby Allen on March 19th, after the sheriff’s office received a call stating that Allen would…

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Elbert Development Authority Approves Timber Removal Agreement

March 24, 2015

The Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman will enter into an agreement with a wood company to help clear some timber from a parcel in the Elberton Industrial Park. At a called meeting Monday morning, the Authority approved an amended agreement with Canal Wood, LLC based out of Washington, GA. The agreement was…

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City of Bowman and WastePro Agree to Terms on New Waste Services Contract

March 24, 2015

The City of Bowman has renewed a contract for waste disposal services. At their regular meeting Monday night, the Bowman City Council approved unanimously to enter into another agreement with WastePro regarding trash pick up for its residents. Bowman Mayor Pete Gibbons said the city received two bids, with the other coming from Tony’s Sanitation…

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TJ and Friends Hold Best Auction Yet

March 24, 2015

It was perhaps the best dinner and auction event for the TJ and Friends Foundation yet over this past weekend. TJ and Friends Vice-President Darren Scarborough says there was a great turnout from foundation members from the Elbert, Hart, and Madison county areas. He says roughly 250 people were in attendance this past Saturday at…

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Last Chance to Sign Up for Falcons’ Heads Up Clinic in Elberton

March 24, 2015

A small amount of time remains to sign up for a Heads Up clinic and information session. Hosted by the Atlanta Falcons organization, the clinic and parent informational session will take place in the Granite Bowl this evening. The first of two sessions will begin at 6:00pm this evening and is for children between the…

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Wetter than Usual Spring Transistion Expected this Year says State Climate Office

March 23, 2015

A weak El Nino pattern in the Pacific Ocean is currently resulting in a wetter than normal spring transition. At least that is what State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey is saying. With a weak El Nino pattern, Murphey says the weather outlook for April thru June is looking a bit wetter according to the…

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McDonough Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

March 23, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A McDonough man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison – convicted in the traffic death of a woman who was in his car during a high-speed chase in Franklin County. Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said late Thursday, a Franklin County Superior…

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Heads Up Clinic Hosted by Atlanta Falcons to be Held Tomorrow Evening

March 23, 2015

The Atlanta Falcons organization will be in town holding a special event tomorrow evening. A Heads Up Clinic and Parent Informational Session is the event set to take place in the Granite Bowl. The first of two informational sessions begins at 6:00pm that evening and is for children between the ages of 6-14, and focuses…

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Doctors Urge for Mandated HPV Vaccine in Georgia

March 23, 2015

Doctors are encouraging states to mandate the HPV vaccine. They say states like Georgia should require children to get the HPV vaccine to prevent several types of cancer. Dr. Erich Sturgis is with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and says Georgia’s girls are being vaccinated just below the national average, and Georgia’s boys are right…

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Bowman City Council Meets this Evening

March 23, 2015

The Bowman City Council meets this evening for its regular meeting for the month of March. During the council’s work session last Monday, numerous topics were discussed ranging from a more defined mobile home ordinance, setting up a no parking zone in front of Pinnacle Bank, and the potential for increasing the salary of the…

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