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Bowman Square One Step Closer to Becoming Part of National Register of Historic Places

July 31, 2014

During the Bowman City Council’s regular meeting Monday, Bowman Mayor Pete Gibbons informed those in attendance that the city’s submission has been granted a spot on the agenda for an upcoming hearing. “The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is pleased to inform you that property which you have proposed to…

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Georgia Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Future Transportation Needs

July 31, 2014
Georgia Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Future Transportation Needs

As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it. On the Department’s website – www.dot.ga.gov – the public is asked to spend a few minutes completing a…

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LMIG Projects Nearly Ready to Put to Bid in Bowman

July 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is checking up on the city of Bowman to make sure work is progressing with projects set to be paid for through Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds. The city is entering the third year of the grant. Sara Schatz, who has been heading up the LMIG program for…

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City of Royston Narrowing Search for New City Manager

July 31, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Royston City Council and Mayor David Jordan have narrowed the pool of applicants for the city manager position. At a special called meeting last week, the council and mayor met in executive session to discuss the 19 applications submitted for the position. According to Jordan, after much…

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UGA Pharmacy Students to Offer Tobacco Cessation Sessions

July 31, 2014

Registration is now open for the fall tobacco cessation sessions offered by students in the University Of Georgia College Of Pharmacy. The UGA campus will be tobacco free starting Oct. 1, which includes all cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. The first six-week session—limited to 20 participants—will be offered to UGA employees and the Athens community.…

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Gas Prices At a Four Month Low Nationwide and Statewide

July 30, 2014

Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices, according to the latest fuel price brief from AAA South. The national and Georgia average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on an over 30-day streak of declines. Oil is trading lower as gasoline supplies…

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  • July 31, 2014 7:30 pmAntioch Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • August 1, 2014 7:30 pmAntioch Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amHomecoming Service
  • August 6, 2014 7:30 pmAnnual Revival
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