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Phase Two Renovation Fieldhouse Plans to be Presented to EC School Board on Nov. 18th

November 12, 2013

Phase Two renovation work is moving full steam ahead at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School today, but one item in Phase Two that is still up in the air is a proposed new field house. Originally planned to be more than 8,000 square feet, the first budget for the field house was over 1.4…

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Over Sixty Veterans Honored at ECCHS on Veterans Day

November 12, 2013

Another outstanding Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by the Elbert County JROTC program on the campus of the Elbert County Comprehensive High School. Sergeant Major Doug Hastings, a veteran of the Vietnam War, was the guest speaker at the ceremony. During his speech, Hastings commended the World War II veterans by referring to them as “The…

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Franklin Teen Dead After Fatal Traffic Accident Over the Weekend

November 12, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County High School students are mourning the loss of one of their own  after a wreck over the weekend. It happened Saturday on SR63. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, 16-year old Matt Walters was driving down SR63 near his home when his vehicle suddenly left the…

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Elbert County Commission Expected to Vote on Intergovernmental Agreement

November 12, 2013

After pushing back their usual meeting date, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will gather this evening for their regular monthly meeting for November. On the agenda this evening is the big ticket item that has been on not only their agenda, but the Elbert County Board of Education’s and Elberton City Council’s as well,…

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Controlled Burn in Elbert County Smokes Up Elberton

November 12, 2013

Those concerned yesterday about a smoky day in Elberton, can rest easy. According to Elbert County Fire Chief Rick Mewborne, a controlled burn was being conducted off of Old Middleton Road. He says that approximately sixty acres were burned. Controlled burns are common this time of year during the cooler months to reduce fuel buildup…

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week Quickly Approaching

November 12, 2013

National Collection Week for the Samaritan’s Purse is coming up on Monday, where they will accept shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies, and many other items. Southeast Regional Manager Rhonda Anderson talks about the items to include and not include in the shoeboxes. “You can’t put any liquids, perishables, any toys that mimic war toys…

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Elberton Woman Faces Felony Theft by Taking Charge

November 11, 2013

An Elberton woman faces a felony theft by taking charge after being arrested in connection to a theft that occurred earlier this month. Captain Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office said the theft was reported between November 4th and 5th, and the victim reported a total of seven guns stolen from their residence.…

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Elbert County Board of Commissioners Next to Vote on Intergovernmental Agreement

November 11, 2013

It’s the Elbert County Board of Commissioners time to step up to the plate regarding an intergovernmental agreement to demolish the old Hawes Center property located off of Mill Street. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas said this is an attempt to bring the Elberton City Council and Elbert County Board of Education together on a…

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future of Elbert County

November 11, 2013

A week from today, a very important town hall style meeting will take place at the Elberton Civic Center. The purpose of the meeting is to address community economics in 2013, and what the future holds moving forward, as well as to give a snapshot of where the community presently stands and projections of how…

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Special Veterans Day Ceremony set for this Morning at ECCHS

November 11, 2013

Today is the day we salute the brave men and women who have served our country in past wars, and who currently serve, no matter what branch of the armed forces they are in. Each year a special ceremony is held in the Elbert County High School gym for veterans in all five branches of…

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  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
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  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
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