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Rezoning meeting planned as first step for Appling hotel

APPLING, Ga. (WJBF) – Some people who live, work and play in one Columbia County town share mixed feelings about a growing area. Next week, the planning commission will hear comments about rezoning a home for commercial property that could become a hotel. It’d be a nightmare,” said Rick Jordan, of Columbia County. “There’s too […]
COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA
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McDuffie County celebrates 150th with a bang

While it may be customary for officials to burn the note when a milestone project is paid off, in McDuffie County that was done with a slightly different twist Saturday afternoon. Thomson-McDuffie leaders basically detonated the two bond notes rather than burning them. The loan documents had to be kept...
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Teen Causes Damage to Berry College’s Morgan Hall; Arrested

Berry College police arrested 18 year-old Jasper Tymon Kimbrough, of Greensboro, Georgia, this week after reports stated he caused excessive damage on the 2nd floor of Morgan Hall. Reports stated that Kimbrough caused over $500 in damages back on October 18th. He is charged with 2nd degree criminal damage to...
GREENSBORO, GA
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A hotel near Appling? Columbia County asked to allow it

Land surrounded by woods and pasture near Appling could be the site of Columbia County’s next hotel. Applicants Bhumika and Sunil Patel, and landowners Thomas Wilson Jr. and Mary Wilson, submitted a request to rezone just under an acre of land from residential-agricultural to C-2 commercial, which would permit construction of a hotel containing more than 30 rooms.
APPLING, GA
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Air raid helps Thomson dominate Harlem

The Thomson Bulldogs scored 40 points in the first half and went on to defeat the Harlem Bulldogs 53-7 at Harlem Friday night. Five of Thomson’s touchdowns came through the air as THS kept their season perfect at 8-0, 5-0. “Last week, against Burke County, we didn’t get a chance...
THOMSON, GA
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Local government notes include early voting in Athens, redistricting in Elberton

Turnout continues to be light for the early voting that comes in advance of next Tuesday’s municipal elections in Winterville and Watkinsville, with mayor and city council seats to be decided. There is also a school district sales tax referendum on ballots in Athens, and a transportation sales tax referendum for voters in Oconee County. Early voting ends Friday; election day is next Tuesday.
ATHENS, GA

Take a look at these homes on the Elberton market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Quaint and Clean Mobile Home in Downtown Elberton. 2br / 1ba Large Bonus room Great investment opportunity.<p><strong>For open house information, contact Stanley Roberts, Hammock
ELBERTON, GA
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Thursday, Oct. 28

Dec. 4, 1960 - Oct. 18, 2021 Place of Birth - Honolulu, HI Preceded in Death by Parents , Charles Kenny & Virginia Kenny and brother, Jimmy Kenny. Survivors: James Hefner(Jim), Brother. Donny Kenny, Sisters: Mary (Ronny) Diers, Dorian (Don) Courtheyn; and Nieces: Tara (Steven) Langford, Melissa Diers, Kelly Courtheyn, Kristie Courtheyn, Brenda Noggle and Nephew: Walter Noggle, Jr. A memorial service will be Oct. 31, 2021 at her residence from 2-4 pm.
THOMSON, GA

Elberton Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Elberton: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October 27:
ELBERTON, GA

Greensboro Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Greensboro: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October 27: Mostly
GREENSBORO, GA

Lincolnton Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Lincolnton: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, October 27:
LINCOLNTON, GA
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