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Bowman City Hall Flooded


Flooding at Bowman City Hall has caused the temporary closure of the office. Insurance and contractors are estimating the building will be closed two months. Arrangements are being made to provide the city with a temporary trailer.

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This Weeks Police News


The Elberton Police Department has reported the following incidents and arrests over the past week: Officers responded to a call Feb. 3 at 1 South Public Square in reference to a damage to property report. According to the report the subject told officers a former boyfriend had slashed the tires …

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Elberton Woman Dies in Athens Car Accident


A woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday evening on Hull Road in northwest Athens-Clarke County, according to information released Monday by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. Sharde Tarnisha Smith, 30, of Elberton, was driving a passenger car west on Hull Road at about 6:40 p.m. when the vehicle …

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