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Black Ice a Major Concern this Morning, Be Careful

February 14, 2014

Perilous roadway conditions are possible this morning as refreezing occurred overnight and black ice is a threat across the Northeast Georgia Region, especially on bridges. If you can wait, please do not travel until after the sun rises and temperatures get above freezing to minimize your chance of encountering black ice. Georgia DOT Crews are…

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Hard Work and Great Communication Help Elbert County Pull Through Winter Storm

February 14, 2014

Communication was the main factor in Elbert County’s success in dealing with this week’s monster winter storm. That statement from Elbert County EMS Director Chuck Almond, who also said he was very grateful and very proud for the work put in by county/city employees, saying they went above and beyond the call of duty this…

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IRS Says Many May be Missing Out on More Money in their Refund

February 14, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Now that tax filing season is underway, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding moderate to low-income tax payers they may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Earned Income Tax Credit is a work incentive for individuals and families who earn less than $51-thousand dollars a…

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Despite Winter Storm, Gas Prices Actually Drop in Elbert County

February 14, 2014

Although gas prices have remained relatively stable since the start of the year, AAA forecasts prices will rise as spring approaches. Pump prices are expected to peak around $3.75 this year, 5 cents less than 2013′s peak of $3.79 a gallon. Last year the national average increased 49 cents per gallon over 41 days, before…

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Latest Update on Roads via Elberton Police Dept.

February 13, 2014

We are pleased to see the sun out. High temperature today should reach the 40′s. Hard freeze tonight in the mid twenties. Again, please stay inside and do not try to traverse the highways unless absolutely necessary, they are still treacherous. High-temperature Friday will be in the 40′s with another front pushing through Friday night…

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Winter Weather Closings/Cancellations/Delays for Thursday February 13th

February 13, 2014

Updated 2/13/2014 7:40am   The following is a list of closings and delays for Thursday, February 13th.   Closings/Cancellations Elbert County Schools and Board Office – Closed Thursday Athens Technical College All Campuses – Closed Thursday City of Elberton Government – Closed Thursday City of Bowman Government – Closed Thursday Elberton Housing Authority – Closed…

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Weather Tappering Off this Afternoon, Roads Still Remain VERY Dangerous

February 13, 2014

The weather continues to be our top story this morning, as it has been for pretty much this entire week. Rain and snow remains in the forecast today until the mid-afternoon hours, when the precipitation is expected to move out of the area. When it comes to road conditions, not much has changed since yesterday,…

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Ice and Snow on Trees and Power Lines Still a Concern

February 13, 2014

Ice has hit Elbert County hard, and power outages in our area are still a real possibility, though it seems we may have made it through the worst of it already. According to Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn, just a quarter inch of ice is enough to cause power outages, which means the situation is…

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Love, ETC a Read Only Play Coming to Elbert Theatre Tomorrow Evening

February 13, 2014

Don’t let this week’s wintry weather put a chill on your heart for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. Coming up on Friday at the Elbert Theatre is a one time only show called Love, ETC.; which is a read only play. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains how this read only play will work. “Its…

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1st Ever Sweetheart Stroll Close to Wrapping Up

February 13, 2014

Another inaugural promotion is about to wrap for Main Street Elberton, despite this week’s winter weather mess. After an extremely successful 12 Days of Christmas Cash contest held in conjunction with Candlelight Shopping back in December, Tiffany Gibbons with Main Street Elberton says this promotion stemmed from that contest. “The idea behind it is you…

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