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Preliminary Building Ordinance Presented by Bowman City Attorney

May 28, 2015

Bowman is poised to adopt a revised building ordinance within the next few months. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Bowman City Council, City Attorney Douglas Kidd gave an update on work being done to revise the city’s dated building ordinance. He said a committee has been looking at the issue, and decided to go…

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Investigation into Weekend Shooting Stagnating Due to Lack of Cooperation

May 28, 2015

A lack of cooperation with investigators is delaying an investigation into a weekend shooting that occurred this past week. Late Saturday afternoon into early Saturday evening, Elbert County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call from central dispatch about shots fired at a Cummings Drive residence. Cummings Drive is located off of the Washington Highway, located…

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City of Bowman Adds New Zero Turn Lawnmower to Assets

May 28, 2015

Bowman Public Works personnel are set to receive a new lawnmower for city related maintenance activities. The purchase of a new lawnmower for the city has been a topic of discussion since last month’s Bowman City Council meeting. Back in April, the council had narrowed down the field to two different mowers from two different…

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New Life Jacket Station Available on Lake Hartwell

May 28, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Next time you go boating on Lake Hartwell and find yourself short a life jacket or two, no worries. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division has installed a life jacket lending station at the Tugaloo Mega Ramp in Tugaloo State Park in Lavonia. DNR Law…

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UGA Athletic Association Set to Contribute $1 Million to Experiential Learning

May 28, 2015

The University of Georgia Athletic Association will establish a $1 million endowment to support the university’s new experiential learning initiative. The association’s board of directors approved the contribution during its spring meeting. The $1 million gift to establish the endowment for experiential learning will bring the athletic association’s total contribution to the university’s academic enterprise…

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Bowman City Council Begins Process to Increase Pay to Elected Officials

May 27, 2015

It’s another step closer to a raise, at least for the City Council of Bowman anyway. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Bowman City Council, the first step towards a pay increase for members of the council and city mayor was taken. That step was the adoption of a resolution authorizing the council to be…

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Calendar

  • May 28, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • May 29, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • June 1, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
  • June 2, 2015 9:00 am3rd Annual Friends of Bekkah FHF VBS Summer Camp
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