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Elbert Faces Number 2 Ranked Calhoun in Quarterfinals

November 26, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils will be in Elite Eight action Friday night as they travel to Calhoun to take on the number 2 ranked Yellow Jackets and number 1 seed out of Region 6-AAA. This is just the third time Elbert County has reached the quarterfinals since the 1995 AA State Championship. The undefeated…

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Bowman City Council Aiming to Avoid Potential Penalties from Georgia EPD

November 26, 2014

The Bowman City Council is currently trying to get its former wastewater pond testing company, ER Solutions and Mr. Ricky Blevins, to get backlogged paper work submitted to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The City of Bowman’s new wastewater testing provider, Environmental Management Systems, discovered through talks with the Georgia EPD that the proper paperwork…

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Gas Prices Lowest in 5 Years at Thanksgiving Time

November 26, 2014

A much heavier flow of traffic is expected this year, due to many American finding some of the cheapest gas prices they have seen in almost five years. Gas prices nationally are averaging nearly half a dollar cheaper than this time last year. In Georgia, the average price for regular unleaded is $2.75; cheaper by…

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AAA’s Tow to Go Program Returns Again this Year

November 26, 2014

AAA’s Tow to Go service returns for the Thanksgiving Day weekend. According to an AAA survey, one in five consumers say they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking. Partnering with AAA again this year is Bud Light, who strongly encourages motorists to plan ahead if they will be out…

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First Road Paving Phase Completed in Bowman

November 26, 2014

During the Bowman City Council’s meeting on Monday, Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons informed those in attendance that Stratton and Sons Paving, Inc. had completed the city’s first phase of road improvements. The work had been delayed for quite some time said Gibbons, but the company had contractual obligations to fulfill before completing the city’s…

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Lane Closures Lifted by the Georgia Department of Transportation

November 26, 2014

Georgia DOT is doing its part to make the Thanksgiving travel period and shopping frenzy as construction related lane closures have been lifted. The Department of Transportation suspended construction-related lane closures on Interstates and major state routes at 5:00am this morning. As to make travel a bit less stressful and safer, those lane closures will…

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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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