New Mountain Education Center Opens in Bowman

The Mountain Education Center of North Georgia is opening a new learning center in Bowman for teens who have dropped out of high school. Begun in 2001, the Mountain Education Center is a charter school system with 15 locations in North Georgia – including one in Toccoa.  Mountain Education Center spokesman George Counter said the new Bowman Education Center is […]

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Franklin County BOC Approves Amended Water Well Policy

Franklin County Commissioners have approved a new policy for determining the use of privately owned water wells in the event of a drought or other water shortage. At their regular meeting last week, the board approved the plan in conjunction with approving a waiting list of well owners.  According to county manager Billy Morse, the new policy is now in […]

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Elbert County Budget Becoming Harder to Balance

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Elbert County expects it will be a struggle to make ends meet in Fiscal 2014. The Elbert County Board of Commissioners received an overview of the Fiscal Year 2014 budget at a recent work session.  Elbert County’s fiscal year begins July 1st.  Elbert County Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts told the board it’s been […]

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