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UGA Prepares to Host Lt. Governor on Monday

April 8, 2015

Georgia’s Lt. Governor Casey Cagle will be welcomed by the University of Georgia this coming Monday. Cagle will be presenting the 2015 keynote address following the 24th annual University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach Awards presentation. His address, “Building a Better Georgia”, will take place at 2:00pm that day in the Mahler Hall of…

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Local Plumber Addresses Concerns of Unlicensed Tradesmen Operating in Elberton/Elbert County

April 7, 2015

The City of Elberton will more than likely be taking a closer look at how it enforces regulatory license and permitting requirements after Monday’s regular meeting of the Elberton Mayor and City Council. At the meeting and addressing the council was local plumber Mark Lilly, who was representing a small faction of local tradesmen. He…

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No ‘Mysterious’ Red Substance Found on Georgia Guidestones

April 7, 2015

You can’t really believe everything you see or read on social media these days. That point rang true after a website by the name of infowars.com, posted an article claiming a drone had captured footage from atop the Georgia Guidestones of a “mysterious” red substance on top of the stones. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigators,…

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Elberton City Council Will Address Potential Changes to Alcoholic Beverage License

April 7, 2015

An overhaul to the city’s alcoholic beverage license ordinance may soon be on the horizon. At the regular meeting of the Elberton Mayor and Council, a local resident by the name of Mayra Lara spoke to the council in regards to its alcoholic beverage license ordinance. She was speaking on behalf of Tres Reinas Taqeria…

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City of Bowman Gearing up for Annual Big Iron Crank-Up

April 7, 2015

The City of Bowman is gearing up for the 26th edition of the Big Iron Crank-Up. The event acts a spring festival of sorts to welcome in the warmer weather, and Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons says there is going to be plenty going on. “We’ll have arts and crafts, food vendors, and live entertainment…

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USDA Weighs In on Invasive Pests

April 7, 2015

Invasive pests, albeit bugs or disease, have always been a problem of humanity; now the United States Department of Agriculture is trying to educate the public on the issue. Mike Watson of the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service explains what exactly an invasive pest is. “Species of bugs or other diseases that are…

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Special Friday and Saturday Performance Coming Up at the Elbert Theatre

April 6, 2015

A special presentation of a local show will be featured at the Elbert Theatre this coming weekend. Larry Snow and friends return to the theatre with a brand new show titled Home Town Gossip and Music. This is going to be Snow’s last performance with the Elbert Theatre before he returns to his home state…

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BBQ Fundraiser Set for this Weekend for Local Child Diagnosed with Cancer

April 6, 2015

The Elbert County community is looking to step up and support one of its own this coming weekend with a special fundraising event for a local child diagnosed with cancer. 12-year-old Johathan Hulme has been diagnosed with Luekemia. A BBQ sandwich fundraiser will be held at A & D Cycles right here in Elberton, Georgia;…

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Georgia’s First Lady Tackling Water Safety this Spring and Summer

April 6, 2015

It seems the warmer weather is finally beginning to settle in as spring gets into full swing. The warmer temps have Georgians thinking about cooling off in the water. A campaign led by First Lady Sandra Deal is reminding Georgia residents to think about water safety before taking any kind of plunge. “It’s a natural…

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Full Docket this Evening for Elberton Mayor and City Council

April 6, 2015

A busy April meeting seems to be in store later this evening for the Elberton Mayor and City Council. The council is expected to hear from three different speakers which include Tom Denny, speaking on behalf of the Development Authority; Marc Lilly, who is expected to address regulatory license and permitting requirements; and Myra Lara,…

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