Elberton Considering Best Use for Historic Hotel

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton In Elbert County, the Elberton City Council is exploring multiple options regarding what to do with old Samuel Elbert Hotel on the downtown square. The city purchased the building nearly a year ago, and ever since has been trying to come up with a good use for it. One option would be to relinquish […]

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Wilbros Gets Extension on Consent Order Project

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa The Georgia Environmental Protection Division appears to be giving a Toccoa biofuel company more time to comply with one facet of a consent order. EPD Assistant Director Jim Ussery says the agency granted Wilbros LLC an extension from the March 16th deadline for installation of a cover for a wastewater treatment pond. “It has […]

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Preliminary Plans for Work Release Center Unveiled

The Franklin County Sheriff’s office continues to work on plans for developing a work release center at the Franklin County Detention Center in Carnesville. At their work session last week, the Board of Commissioners heard a presentation by Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas and Tom Wright of Wright, Mitchell & Associates Architects. For the past several years, Thomas and Wright […]

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Sanctuary Pointe Development Moving Forward

In Oconee County, South Carolina, nearly 250 people squeezed into the South Union Baptist Church for the first public meeting on the Sanctuary Pointe project just inside the state line off I-85. Developer Elmon Henry, identified as one of the five principals in the project, explained his group’s master plan during a 90-minute meeting this week, the last part of […]

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