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Residents along Bowman Highway are upset with mess left behind by the installation of a rail switch. (Photo by Berryman)

Slow to clean up

Angela Jones spoke on behalf of the neighborhood near the installation of the CSX/Hartwell Railroad switch at the monthly work session of the Elbert County Board of Commissioners, telling commissio

Allen McCannon (right), a champion clay target shooter who was in competition last week in California, said his and Cecil Bond’s encounter with an aircraft no one was “in contact with” resulted from “perfect timing.” The two Elberton businessmen had an extremely unique perspective of the tragedy. With McCannon is Airport Manager Randy Haralson. (Photo by Jones)

Remembering 9-11

In Elberton on Sept. 11, 2001 at about 7:30 a.m., Allen McCannon remembers there was a perfectly blue sky as he and Cecil Bond gained speed on the runway at Patz Field before lifting off.


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