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GA Department of Revenue Conducts Underage Alcohol Compliance Checks in Elbert County

December 18, 2014

A handful of local businesses in Elberton and Elbert County are in a bit of hot water after selling alcohol without asking for identification. According to Elberton City Marshal Allen Lee, agents with the Georgia Department of Revenue Alcohol and Tobacco Division conducted underage alcohol compliance checks at numerous locations within the Elberton city limits…

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Dean of Terry College of Business at UGA Confident about GA Economy Heading Into 2015

December 18, 2014

Georgia is among the top ten states in the country that has lost jobs to what has now become the largest economy in the world, China. Georgia has lost a total of 93,700 jobs to China since the country joined the World Trade Organization back in 2001. Dr. Ben Ayers is the Dean of the…

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Georgia DOT Lifting Construction Related Lane Closures for Two Major Travel Periods

December 18, 2014

The Christmas and New Year’s travel periods are quickly approaching, and has been customary over the last few years, Georgia DOT is doing its part to help make traveling a bit less hectic. Georgia DOT is suspending all construction related lane closures for the Christmas and New Year’s travel periods. The first leg of suspensions…

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IRS Spokesman Offers Advice on End of Year Donations

December 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Tax year 2014 is almost over and the tax filing season is just around the corner. And IRS Spokesman Mark S. Green is offering some free helpful year-end tax tips for you to consider, especially when it comes to holiday charitable giving. “This is the season of giving…

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Called Meeting this Afternoon for Bowman to Adopt 2015 Budget

December 18, 2014

The City of Bowman will hold a called meeting later today. The purpose of that called meeting is to adopt the city’s 2015 budget. Unlike the Elbert County government, the City of Bowman’s budget follows the calendar year and will go into effect on January 1st. That called meeting is scheduled to be held in…

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Elberton Police Chief Makes Public Aware About Several Different Scams

December 17, 2014

The Elberton Police Department wants the public to be aware of a handful of scams that have surfaced in the City of Elberton. Police Chief Mark Welsh says there are three different scams being reported within the city. He says one of them involves scammers claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House. “They claim you…

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