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Dewy Rose Man Facing Charges after Fleeing from Early Thursday AM Traffic Stop

September 17, 2014

An early morning traffic stop that occurred on Thursday has a Dewy Rose man facing several felony charges. In the early morning hours, around 2:00am, Thursday, September 11th, a deputy with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office clocked a vehicle doing 71mph in a 55mph zone. A traffic stop was initiated, and during the stop Elbert…

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City of Bowman Ready to Begin Approval Process of Nuisance Ordinance

September 17, 2014

The City of Bowman is moving closer and closer to approving a new nuisance ordinance. At the Bowman Council’s work session on Monday, Bowman City Attorney Douglas Kidd said he presented an example ordinance to the council in July for them to study. “I told you I would look it over, and see if you…

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Gasoline Prices Drop in Georgia, Hold Steady in Elbert County

September 17, 2014

Gasoline prices in Georgia keep getting lower and lower. Mark Jenkins with AAA South says there is a ton of oil on the market right now, which can be attributed to the shale boom. “The shale boom, which has boosted oil production in the United States by 64 percent over the last five years”, said…

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Elbert Memorial to Offer Prostate Screening

September 17, 2014

Prostate screening will be offered at Elbert Memorial Hospital next week. The hospital will offer prostate-specific antigen screening on Tuesday, September 23rd from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. The screenings are being offered in observance of Prostate Health Month. The cost of the test is $20 (they ask for cash only payment), and you can register at…

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Ethics Investigation Underway for Congressman Paul Broun

September 17, 2014

It appears the House Ethics Committee is in the process of investigating Georgia’s 10th District Congressman Paul Broun, according to National Journal. The announcement was the first confirmation that the former Congress Representative for Elbert County was being looked at by the panel. According to the committee chairman Mike Conaway, the case was refereed by…

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Distance Devils Struggle at East Jackson

September 16, 2014

The Elbert County Cross County teams did not fair well at the 8th Annual Eagle Invitational in Jefferson, GA Saturday, September 13. The Lady Distance Devils, as a team did not place in the meet as they only had 4 competitors in the race. Senior Kallie Craft came in first for the Lady Devils in…

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  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
  • September 20, 2014 11:00 amWestside Neighborhood Watch
  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
  • September 20, 2014 5:00 pmGospel Program
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