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Stolen Elbert County Vehicle Recovered in Clayton County

October 28, 2013

A vehicle reported stolen from Elbert County in late March, has been recovered by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. According to Investigator Captain Darren Scarborough, the vehicle was reported stolen on March 31st, 2013 from a residence off of the Hartwell Highway in Elbert County. Scarborough said the sheriff’s office received a call from Clayton…

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Blue Devils Can Clinch Region Title this Friday Night

October 28, 2013

A potential region championship clinching game is on tap for this coming Friday night in the Granite Bowl. Coming off a thrilling 23-21 victory over arch rival Hart County, the Blue Devils will host the Jackson County Panthers on Friday. With a win this Friday, the Blue Devils would clinch their second region championship in…

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Atlanta Police Continue Investigation into Billboard Falling Death

October 28, 2013

The investigation continues this morning into the Friday incident involving a man working on a billboard in Atlanta falling to his death. According to Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta police Sgt. Greg Lyon said the accident occurred Friday afternoon in the 700 block of Pollard Boulevard, across the street from Turner Field. It was reported that…

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Hart County Legion Opening Up Competition to Neighboring Counties

October 28, 2013

The Hart County American Legion is once again gearing up for the American Legion’s national high school oratorical contest coming up in early 2014. But this year, Post 109 is opening up the local competition to students in neighboring counties. American Legion organizer Bob Savage said in years past, many students have come to the…

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Bowman City Council Will Meet Tonight

October 28, 2013

After a cancelled work session this time last week, the Bowman City Council will gather for their regular meeting for the month of October tonight. On the agenda for this evening is for Mayor Pamela Johnson to give an update on where the city of Bowman stands regarding how to handle animal control. The council…

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Elbert County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

October 25, 2013
Elbert County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

It’s going to be life in prison for an Elbert County man after being found guilty by a jury on Trafficking Cocaine charges. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorny Parks White, 51-year-old Willie Maxwell was arrested in October 2012. “It was a road block and license check set up by the Elbert County Sheriff’s…

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set for Tomorrow

October 25, 2013

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal, and community partners are holding a seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26th. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas says prescription drugs left in medicine cabinets can create a public health and safety concern because they are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse,…

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Don’t Forget Rotary Hot Dog Dinner Fundraiser this Evening

October 25, 2013

Don’t forget that this evening the annual Elberton Rotary Club Tailgate Party will take place in anticipation of the Elbert County vs. Hart County football game. The tailgate party features hot dog dinners that will be available for purchase. Included in the meal are two hotdogs, baked beans, chili, coleslaw, chips, a drink, and a…

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Elbert Memorial Welcomes Dr. Allison Venturella Next Week

October 25, 2013

A free educational luncheon is planned to welcome Dr. Allison Venturella from Carolina OB-GYM, who will be opening up a practice in Elberton. Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Nancy Seymour says Dr. Venturella will begin to see patients next week. “She’ll be seeing patients beginning Wednesday, October 30th. She’ll be here on Wednesday from…

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EMH Authority Board Positions Approved

October 25, 2013

Two expiring terms have officially been filled on the Elbert Memorial Hospital’s authority board. Taking over Don Fortson’s expiring six year term will be Scott Wilson. The other expiring six year term will be served by Daniel Graves, who takes over for Mr. Bob Hardy, who stepped down earlier this year. Also, the officers for…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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