Bridge Contruction Closes Road in Elbert County

In Elbert County, motorists can expect a big detour around Coldwater Creek bridge beginning today. That’s because crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation are starting work this week on replacing the 70-year old structure with a new one. DOT spokesperson Teri Pope said the Coldwater Creek bridge is being replaced because of its age as well as numerous structural […]

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Authorities Say West Nile Virus Now in Georgia

The U.S. is experiencing one of the worst outbreaks of West Nile Virus since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. So far, over 1,100 people nationwide have been infected and 43 have died after contracting the deadly disease. Most of the cases have been centered in the Midwest and in Texas, but now the CDC says […]

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Deadline for Deer Quota Hunt Applicatons is Next Week

The window of opportunity is closing for people interested in a 2012 deer quota hunt.  If you want a chance, you need to complete your online quota application in before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Don’t hesitate to get your application in for a quota hunt or you will miss a […]

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