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Elbert County Development Authority Discuss Method of Bringing a New Building to Industrial Park

September 18, 2012

During yesterday’s Elbert County Development Authority meeting, the Development board discussed the possibility of clearing forty acres of land in the Industrial Park. The discussion of the clearing of that land led to a brief presentation from Dave Heydinger about how the authority could approach possibly erecting a new building in the Industrial Park. The…

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Hart County Commissioners Vote to Take Control of the Water and Sewer Authority

September 18, 2012

Hart County commissioner Joey Dorsey says the board’s decision to move control of the Water and Sewer Authority to the board of commissioners is not the end of the matter. Last Thursday, the board of commissioners held a brief called meeting at 5:30p to vote on whether to ask State Representative Alan Powell to introduce…

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EMH Wellness Center’s 5K Race Takes Place on Saturday

September 18, 2012

Coming up on Saturday September 22nd, the Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Wellness Center will be holding their 8th Annual 5K and One Mile Fun Run race. Lindsay McCurley, who is with the Wellness Center, says that funds raised during the run will go to benefit programs offered by the Wellness Center. “We hold this run every…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Releases Information on an Officer Impersonation Scam

September 17, 2012

The Elbert County’s Sheriff’s Office has released details concerning a scam with an individual impersonating an Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputy. “Wednesday afternoon we received a complaint from an individual employed at a business in Bowman”, said Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston. “She had been contacted by an unknown male requesting her to get money to…

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6th Annual Granite City Cook-Off a Wrap

September 17, 2012
6th Annual Granite City Cook-Off a Wrap

The 6th Annual Granite City Cook-Off was held on the downtown square in Elberton this past Saturday. Several grill masters and vendors participated in the event, and provided delicious barbeque and other items to all those in attendance. The competition portion of the cook-off featured three different categories including Chicken, Ribs, and Pulled Pork. All…

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Bowman City Fall Festival Coming Up on Saturday

September 17, 2012

With cooler weather beginning to set in, it marks the time for numerous local fall festivals to begin taking place. One of the major fall festival events that take place in Elbert County is the annual Bowman City Fall Festival, which takes place on the town square in Bowman. Bowman City Councilman and Special Events…

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Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Steps Down

September 17, 2012
Ty Cobb Healthcare CEO Steps Down

Ty Cobb Healthcare System CEO Chuck Adams has tendered his resignation. Adams has accepted the position of Executive Vice President of the Georgia Hospital Association. Adams has served as chief executive officer of Ty Cobb Healthcare System in Royston, since June 2002 and was Georgia Hospital Association’s chairman in 2010. In his new role, Adams…

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Elbert County Board of Education Meets for Regular Meeting This Evening

September 17, 2012

This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will hold their regular monthly meeting for the month of September. Three people have requested to speak during the meeting, and they include the NAACP State President Edward Dubose, Bowman City Mayor Pamela Johnson, and Darlena Carey. All three are expected to speak on the subject of…

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Detention Center Detainee Faces Criminal Gang Activity Charges

September 14, 2012

A detainee at the Elbert County Detention Center, who has been incarcerated since December 6th of last year, is now facing charges related to criminal gang activity. Adam Brady Dearman was arrested by Elbert County Investigators after his involvement in the shooting of a Bowman man in an incident that occurred last year. The Bowman…

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TJ and Friends Foundation to Hold ‘Day of Praise’ at Elbert County Fairgrounds

September 14, 2012

Those looking for something to do following tomorrow’s Granite City Cook-Off will be in luck, as the TJ and Friends Foundation will be holding a Day of Praise at the Elbert County Fair Grounds. The event gets underway at 4:00pm in the afternoon. Steve Higginbotham, who is with the TJ and Friends Foundation asks that…

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