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Another Solid Financial Month for Elbert Memorial Hospital

March 27, 2015

It was another good month financially for Elbert Memorial Hospital. That was the information presented at the monthly meeting of the EMH Authority Board. According to the hospital’s operating statement for February, prior to any non-operating income, the hospital generated a profit of roughly $64,000 for the month. Elbert Memorial CEO Brandon Clary pointed out…

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New Hartwell GSP Post 52 Hosts Open House

March 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hundreds gathered last Friday to celebrate the official opening of the new Hartwell Georgia State Patrol Post. Post 52 opened in early January, but the actual ribbon cutting and open house took place on Friday afternoon. Local and state officials, including Governor Nathan Deal and State Representative Alan…

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Athens Tech’s Elbert Campus Welcomes Latest Addition

March 27, 2015
Athens Tech’s Elbert Campus Welcomes Latest Addition

Athens Technical College officially commemorated its newest addition to the Elbert County Campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at the Williford Building. The ceremony was for the addition of the Athens Technical College Economic Development Training Center, which now houses the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman. At the ceremony…

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Trout Fishing Season Opens Up this Weekend in Georgia

March 27, 2015

Anglers in Georgia will want to get out their gear and head out for a day of fishing this weekend. That’s when the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division opens the 2015 Trout Season. John Lee Thompson is the Trout Stocking Coordinator for the DNR. Thompson said they are already stocking Georgia streams with…

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‘Good Morning America’ Anchor to Deliver UGA Spring Commencement

March 27, 2015

The University of Georgia graduates in the spring will be addressed by Amy Robach. The “Good Morning America” anchor will give undergraduates one final charge on May 8th before the University of Georgia sends its newest alumni off with a fireworks farewell. The spring commencement ceremony will begin at 7:00pm and will be held at…

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Four Arrested on Pedestrian Under the Influence Charges in Bowman

March 26, 2015
Four Arrested on Pedestrian Under the Influence Charges in Bowman

A complaint from a concerned citizen in Bowman leads to the arrest of four people. According to a news release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were approached while sitting at the Bowman Fire Department by a city resident regarding four boys who were walking down Highway 172 allegedly smoking marijuana. After receiving the…

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