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Closings and Delays for Thursday (2/26/2015)

February 26, 2015

Update 2/26/2015 7:33am   The following is a list of closings and/or delays for February 26th, 2015. Closings: Elbert County Schools Stephens County Schools Franklin County Schools Anderson County Schools Elbert County Transit   Delays: Elbert Memorial Hospital Wellness Center – Opening at 8:00am Great Beginnings Daycare – Open at 10:00am First Steps Day Care…

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Georgia DOT Wants Motorists to be Extremely Cautious in Winter Conditions

February 26, 2015

Winter weather is pelting Northeast Georgia and being especially hard on the mountain regions. With that being the case, the Georgia Department of Transportation is urging motorists out and about to use extreme caution. Georgia DOT Spokesperson Teri Pope says GDOT will be focusing on the major highways and Interstates first. “Our priority is to…

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Elbert Memorial Posts Positive Numbers for January

February 26, 2015

Elbert Memorial Hospital had a bounce back month in January. That news out of Tuesday evening’s regular meeting of the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority Board. Elbert Memorial CFO Kelly Cox pointed out that January’s number of patient days, outpatient visits, and surgeries was down from December’s numbers. She also pointed out another big drop off…

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City of Bowman Accepting Bids on Waste Removal Services

February 26, 2015

The City of Bowman is now in the process of accepting bids for waste removal services. As it stands now, the city’s current contract with WastePro expires in April. WastePro disposes of the city’s trash, along with the residential homes in the city limits. Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons says they are accepting bids through…

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First Show of 2015 Encore Productions Season Debuts this Weekend

February 26, 2015

Encore Productions and the Elbert Theatre kick-off the 2015 performance season tomorrow evening. The first performance is titled The Mousetrap, which is penned by Agatha Christie. The show is directed by Bob Larson and stars Michael Blackston, Jodi Curry, Charlie Kidd, and many more. First performance of the show is set for 7:00pm tomorrow; with…

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Elbert County Schools Closed Thursday

February 25, 2015

A blast of winter weather means that Elbert County schools will indeed be closed Thursday morning. That was the call from Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell, who said the inclement weather was the reason for the closings. Bell says Central Office and 235-day staff should report at 10:00am only if conditions are safe enough…

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Calendar

  • February 26, 2015 6:00 pmKindergarten Parent Orientation
  • February 27, 2015Deadline to sponsor a Friends Helping Friends Club pageant contestant
  • February 28, 2015 10:00 amWomen Empowerment Conference
  • March 1, 2015 3:00 pm12th Pastoral Anniversary
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