Area briefs: Kemp to march in Madison Co parade, Comer considers cameras

Elbert Co Hospital Authority extends tenure of interim CEO

Madison County is considering cameras in Comer: there is talk of installing speed zone cameras to try to slow drivers in front of Comer Elementary School.

Governor Brian Kemp is among those scheduled to March in Saturday’s July 4 holiday weekend parade in Colbert: he’ll be joined by Madison County state Senator Frank Ginn.

The Elbert County Hospital Authority, meeting this week in Elberton, signed off on a $43 million hospital budget and extended through September the assignment of interim CEO Tammy Harlow. Harlow has the job amid the ongoing search for a permanent replacement for former Elbert County Hospital chief Kerry Trapnell. Trapnell was dismissed after the revelation of a hospital contribution to support the unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign of former Georgia Senator David Perdue.

They are making park plans in Hall County: Flowery Branch will use state grants to help pay for more than $3 million in new parks and trails.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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