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Blue Devils vs. Appling County Recap

November 25, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils pulled off a huge victory, scoring the most points in Blue Devils playoff history, in the second round of the State Playoffs over Appling County last week. The Blue Devils would go three and out in their first possession. The Pirates would then, put together a drive and convert a…

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Bowman City Council to Try and Purchase Other Half of MedLink Building

November 25, 2014

The issue of the MedLink building in Bowman may soon reach its crescendo. The Bowman City Council, after coming out of executive session at their regular meeting on Monday night, decided to empower City Attorney Douglas Kidd to start negotiations with Ty Cobb Healthcare to take over the half of the building that they own.…

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Some Holiday Travel Advice from the Director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

November 25, 2014

The Thanksgiving Day travel period is upon us and the Director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is offering advice on how to travel safely. Director Harris Blackwood says his office has one big point of emphasis for this year. “That they need to be reaching down and buckling up that seatbelt”, said Blackwood.…

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Candlelight Shopping Takes Place this Evening on Downtown Square

November 25, 2014

The day has arrived for Main Street Elberton’s big holiday event. That event is the yearly edition of Candlelight Shopping on Elberton’s Downtown Square. Main Street Manger Tiffany Mercer says this evening; merchants will be open past their normal operating hours for shoppers to take advantage of great local deals. “Course all of the downtown…

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Monthly Winners Announced by Community Pride Committee

November 25, 2014

November’s Community Pride Committee award winners have been released by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce. Each month, the committee names a respective Business, Industry, or Entrepreneur of the Month winner. For November, the committee selected a Business and Industry as the winners. Business of the Month recipient for November was Swift Fire Protection, Inc.…

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UGA Receives $18.8 Million to Continue Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Research.

November 25, 2014

A group of scientists led by the University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye has received a new grant to continue its studies of natural oil seeps and to track the impacts of the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. The project, known as ECOGIG-2 or “Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs…

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  • November 30, 2014 11:30 am5th Sunday Educational program
  • November 30, 2014 6:00 pmMiles Pike Concert
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