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Bowman City Council Begins Process to Increase Pay to Elected Officials

May 27, 2015

It’s another step closer to a raise, at least for the City Council of Bowman anyway. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Bowman City Council, the first step towards a pay increase for members of the council and city mayor was taken. That step was the adoption of a resolution authorizing the council to be…

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Charges Revealed in Indian Hill Road Drug Bust

May 27, 2015

Charges have been formally filed against two people arrested in connection to a search warrant carried out at an Indian Hill Road address. Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Lt. Terry Reese describes what they located after carrying out the search warrant last Thursday. “During that search we located approximately 5 ½ ounces of marijuana, digital…

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Eastside Neighborhood Watch Teams up with Keep Elbert County Beautiful

May 27, 2015

Known for partnering up with the Elberton Police Department, the Eastside Neighborhood Watch is teaming up with another entity. Keep Elbert County Beautiful and the Eastside Watch will host a cleanup event, which will serve as the county’s participation in the Great American Cleanup. The Cleanup is a nationwide project sponsored by Keep America Beautiful…

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Investigation Continues in Banks County Incident

May 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Banks County authorities are continuing their investigation into how a 4-yr old child fell into a pool. According to Banks County Sheriff’s office spokesperson Sgt. Carrissa McFaddin, it happened Monday afternoon at home on Canter’s Run in Homer. McFaddin said it is not yet clear how the child…

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Gas Prices Continue to Increase After Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 2015

AAA forecast that 33 Million Americans would drive 50 miles or more during the Memorial Day weekend. Those motorists saw the lowest gasoline prices for the holiday in up to five years. The national average and Georgia average were only 1-cent higher than that same timeframe in 2010. AAA’s Mark Jenkins says oil and gas…

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State Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged from March to April

May 26, 2015

Unemployment numbers for the month of April have been released, and the State of Georgia again saw no change in its unemployment rate. The rate for April held steady at 6.3 percent, again, unchanged from March. “Which gives us the 54 month in a row that our rate has either remained the same or has…

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  • May 27, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • May 28, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • May 29, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • June 1, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
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