A candlelight vigil was held during a bench dedication in honor of James F. Creason at Friday’s Christmas Caroling Event in Bowman, and the candle shines here on Creason’s great-grandson, Easton Moss. (Photo by Scoggins)

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NEWS:  HEART program funds lagging Tax-intercept AT&T offering fixed wireless internet in Bowman Annual Christmas chorus concert Dec. 17 Commission approves roads on its LMIG list SPORTS:  Blue Devils get needed win…

HEART program funds lagging

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Georgia HEART (Helping Enhance Access to Rural Treatment) Hospital Program representatives Rosalyn Merrick and Meghan Meyer met with local officials last week to explain a state tax program that he

Tax-intercept

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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners hosted Georgia State Senator Lee Anderson at their regularly scheduled work session Dec.

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

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   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...

UNWIND: Finding a happily ever after among the vines

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Our local wineries go out of their way to prevent Bridezilla meltdowns. They start with picture-perfect views of rolling hills crosshatched with vines that lend a spirit of symmetrical harmony to the scene, along with a liberal pouring policy with their homegrown libations. “I was worried...

UNWIND: Brew Gurus. Business is hopping at Tantrum

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Ross Crumpton just couldn’t bring himself to sign on the dotted line. It was 2016 and the White County native was about to start a life in Oklahoma with a longterm career in natural gas power generation.  There was only one problem. “I absolutely hated it,” he said. Still, the...

Blue Devils get needed win

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The Blue Devils held off a late charging Red Raiders to pick up a ‘needed win’ Friday night in Danielsville.