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Bowman City Council Holds Regular Meeting Tonight

January 26, 2015

This evening the Bowman City Council will hold their first regular meeting of 2015. Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons, along with fellow Councilmembers, are hoping for new information on a potential grant to help repair two buildings that the city owns on the downtown square in Bowman. At the city’s work session last Tuesday, Gibbons…

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Royston Church Brings Special Needs Program to NE GA

January 26, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A church in Royston is beginning a new ministry aimed at a group of children that many times are overlooked. It is called the Champion’s Club. It is a special Sunday School class at Royston Baptist Church designed to reach children with special needs on Sunday mornings.  The…

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Changes to State Route 17 in Toccoa Begin Today

January 26, 2015

Georgia DOT announces work is progressing on relocating State Route 17 at the Railroad Crossing close to the Stephens/Franklin County Line. The work requires changes between Avalon and Martin beginning today for about 60 days if weather cooperates. Banks Street will be closed between Oil Mill Road and Hurricane Grove Road. The grade of Banks…

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Elbert County Board of Education Meets Tonight

January 26, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Education gathers this evening for its regular meeting for the month of January. Pushed back a week due to the Martin Luther King holiday, the board this evening is expected to recognize its classified employee of the month for the Elbert County School System. Following that, the board is expected…

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UGA Receives 1.2 Million Dollar Grant

January 26, 2015

A team of researchers in the University of Georgia College of Education is creating the next generation of science curriculum, using touch screens, digital animation and storyboards, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year, $1.2 million grant called SYSTEMS (Stimulating Young Scientists to Engage, Motivate and Synthesize) is funding development…

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Declines

January 23, 2015

The state of Georgia’s unemployment rate drops below 7 percent for the month of December. The Georgia Department of Labor announced on Thursday that the state’s seasonally adjusted rate fell from 7.2 percent in November to 6.9 percent in December. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says this December was particularly special compared to past Decembers.…

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Calendar

  • January 29, 2015 7:00 pmThe Inspirations gospel concert
  • February 8, 2015 11:15 amBlack History Fellowship
  • February 24, 2015 6:00 pmNortheast GA Soybean Production Meeting
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