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Elbert County Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

August 26, 2014
Elbert County Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

A Friday afternoon traffic stop lands a Dewy Rose man behind bars on numerous drug related charges. According to the incident report, a traffic stop for speeding was conducted on Deep Creek Road just north of Dewy Rose Road. The vehicle’s driver, identified as 29-year-old Joshua Lunceford of a Nickville Road residence, was arrested as…

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Bowman Council Looking in New Direction Come April for Waste Removal Services

August 26, 2014

The City of Bowman is going to wait out a contract agreement that is in place with WastePro instead of trying to opt out early. Discussed several months back was the city’s interest in rebidding out waste removal services to try and find a better price and services. The current contract expires in April 2015…

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New Work Based Learning Program in the Works with Mollertech

August 26, 2014

A unique apprenticeship program is in the works at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School. Kim Fuller, Director of the CTAE Program at ECCHS, was on hand last week at the Elbert County Development Authority meeting to discuss workforce development. She says the program would start for students in their junior year and consists of…

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City of Bowman’s Revolving Loan Fund Once Again Operational

August 26, 2014

After being suspended for quite some time, the city of Bowman’s revolving loan fund is up and running once more. Bowman City Councilman Scott Harpold told the council on Monday that he has gone through the necessary steps to remove the suspended status from the fund, and that everything is back in order. He says…

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Georgia DOT Still on Pace for Sinkhole Repair Completion Date

August 26, 2014
Georgia DOT Still on Pace for Sinkhole Repair Completion Date

Work continues on the State Route 51 sinkhole repair in Hart County. The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that contractors E.R. Snell are now beginning to install the new 180 foot long drainage pipe. Bayne Smith, Georgia DOT District Engineer, said the old drainage pipe was completely damaged, and crews have finished removing the old…

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EC Registrar’s Office Already Urging Citizens to Register to Vote for November Elections

August 25, 2014

Early voting for the November General Elections is still a couple of months away, but the Elbert County Registrar’s Office is already preparing for those elections. Chief Registrar Charlotte Ward encourages Elbert County residents who are not registered to vote to do so by October 6th, because that is the deadline to be able to…

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Calendar

  • August 27, 2014 8:30 amFederal Gov Contracting Seminar
  • August 27, 2014 7:00 pmREVIVAL SERVICES
  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
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