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Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

November 30, 2012
Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

Yesterday afternoon Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a Bowman man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday at the Royal Foods Store. The suspect, 27 year old Brandon G. Langston of an Adams Circle residence, was arrested after a search warrant was executed at the residence.…

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Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

November 30, 2012
Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

Opening night for Encore Productions’ final show of the year is tonight! The show is a comedy called The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is set in the 1930’s and is based on real-life celebrities of that time period. The play is directed by Toni King. Tickets for the event are ten dollars in…

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Bowman Christmas Festivities Get Started Tomorrow Morning

November 30, 2012

The City of Bowman’s annual Christmas Parade and Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, December 1st. According to Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons, there will be around twenty-five vendors in attendance for the Christmas Bazaar. The Bazaar will begin at 10:00am and will run up until 4:00pm; the parade starts at 2:00pm. This year’s…

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“Iron Man” Suspect Arrested in Connection With Bowman Robbery

November 29, 2012

Marvel Superhero “Iron Man” plays the role of the villain in an armed robbery attempt in Bowman. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 27th at the Royal Foods Store in Bowman, Georgia. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that a…

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Salvation Army in Full Holiday Mode

November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now it is that time of year when the Salvation Army kicks into full holiday mode As many know, the Salvation Army provides holiday assistance to those families who meet the criteria each year, which includes providing gifts and canned food goods in some cases. Donna Christian, Director of…

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Elbert Memorial’s “Renovate a Room” Campaign Complete

November 29, 2012

After over four years of hard work, the Elbert Memorial Hospital’s “Renovate a Room” campaign is finally complete. Construction on the final four rooms began in late September, and was completed on November 13th. Executive Director of the Foundation Nancy Seymour said it’s a dream that has come to fruition. “It feels great! This is…

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Mayor’s Motorcade Accepting Gifts for 2012 Program

November 29, 2012

The City of Elberton is asking the community to help make Christmas dreams come true for underprivileged individuals in Georgia. The program is the annual Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade, which Elberton Mayor Larry Guest said has been around since the 1950’s. “All of this began in 1951 with then Governor Ernest Vandiver’s wife, and this was…

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FHF Special Olympic Bowling Champs Recognized

November 29, 2012

Friends Helping Friends a club at Elbert County High school, which assists some very special students, has recently participated in assisting them during the 2012 Special Olympics Bowling Competition in Athens. ECCHS champions for the boys division were Latavious Bolton, Tamarcus Fortson, David Sorrow, and Patrick Armstrong. Champions for the Girls Division were Anna Watts,…

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EMH and AnMed Health Closing in on Affiliation Agreement

November 28, 2012

Elbert Memorial Hospital is in the home stretch of the affiliation process with AnMed Health, which is based out of Anderson, South Carolina. During yesterday evening’s Hospital Authority meeting, Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough said that attorneys on both sides have come to terms on a deal they feel is favorable to both AnMed and…

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Final Show for 2012 Season at Elbert Theatre Opens Friday

November 28, 2012
Final Show for 2012 Season at Elbert Theatre Opens Friday

Opening night for Encore Productions’ final show of the year is this Friday. The show is a comedy called The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is set in the 1930’s and is based on real-life celebrities of that time period. The play is directed by Toni King. The story follows cranky radio personality Sheridan…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
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