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WSGC News for July 1, 2015

July 1, 2015

One final hearing on the 2016 Elbert County budget, this afternoon at the County Government Complex in Elberton. Elbert County commissioners will vote on the $10.9 million Elbert County spending plan, in a called meeting following the 5:30 public hearing. The Elbert County Board of Education Monday passed its budget for the fiscal year that…

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WSGC News for June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

The Georgia Supreme Court hands a win to Elbert County Government in its long running legal battle with a group of landfill developers. The high court struck down a lower court ruling that would have forced the commissioners to issue a landfill permit, even though,…

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WSGC News for June 29, 2015

June 29, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Education holds today a public hearing on the Fiscal 2016 budget.  Immediately following the hearing, the board will gavel a special called meeting to order to approve the FY 2016 spending plan.  The public hearing begins at 5:30, at the…

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Elbert County man sentenced for conspiring to sell methamphetamine while in prison

June 26, 2015

20 years in prison for an Elbert County man; his punishment for federal conspiracy charges: 49 year old David Benton was sentenced Thursday in US District Court in Athens, to 220 months in…

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WSGC News for June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015

Thursday morning opening statements gave way to afternoon testimony in the Jamie Hood trial in Clarke County Superior Court: jurors heard from Joudon Brooks, the man Hood allegedly kidnapped in…

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WSGC News for June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015

A guilty plea in Hartwell for Sedrick Armone Rucker: jury selection was to start yesterday for the man accused of robbing 16 homes in Hart County. WLHR reports the burglaries…

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