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Elbert Development Authority Now Has Insurance Coverage

December 29, 2014

An issue has been resolved for the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman. During the Authority’s regular meeting in November the issue of Director’s and Officer’s Insurance was discussed because the Elbert County authority had none, which meant during the event of a lawsuit that the board member’s personal belongings and finances could…

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Georgia DCA Releases County Tier Rankings for 2015

December 29, 2014

The Department of Community Affairs releases some good news for Elbert County when it comes to landing potential job creators. Each year the department releases tier rankings for all 159 counties in Georgia. These rankings help determine what kind, if any, tax breaks companies can get for locating in a lower tier county or if…

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Franklin Co. Industrial Building Authority Director Settling Into His New Role

December 29, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County’s new Industrial Building Authority Director Frank Ginn is settling into his new role and setting some goals for 2015. Ginn took over the job at the end of October and since then, has been re-acquainting himself with Franklin County and its leadership. “Got a lot of…

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Public Meetings Regarding Future Hunting Regulations Scheduled for January

December 29, 2014

Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 hunting seasons. These meetings, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, are specifically designed to give the public a chance to provide input in the…

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UGA Among Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges Ranking

December 29, 2014

The University of Georgia has been ranked No. 10 on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values among public colleges and universities for 2015. UGA climbed to the 10th position last year based on improved test scores and a more-competitive admission rate and held its place in the top 10 this year, with Kiplinger…

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EC Devils, Lady Devils Fall in Round 1 of McDonald’s Shootout

December 27, 2014

The McDonald’s Shootout classic is underway in Hart County as of Saturday, December 27th. Both the Blue Devils and Lady Devils were scheduled to take on 6A Chattahoochee in the first round of the tournament. The Lady Devils would take an early one point lead with a 6-5 score. The Lady Cougars would manage to…

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