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Anderson Police Officer Receives Crime Stopper Award

June 4, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   An Anderson Police Officer recently received a Crime Stopper Award for his role in the arrest of a Canon man accused in the murder of his fiancé. Anderson Police spokesman Tony Tilley said Anderson Police Investigator Justin Stone received the award in April. Stone assisted the Georgia Bureau…

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Elbert County Commission Moves Work Session up to this Evening

June 4, 2013
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A change of pace this evening for the Elbert County Board of Commissioners, who will be gathering for a work session in preparation of, next Monday’s regular meeting of the commission. Usually taking place on Thursday’s, the work session had to be moved up to this evening, as a majority of the commissioners will be…

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No Public Comments on City of Elberton’s Proposed FY 14 Budget

June 4, 2013
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One down, one to go, in regards to public hearings left before the Elberton City Council can adopt its Fiscal Year 2014 Budget. Yesterday evening’s public hearing on the budget was quite short. Elberton Mayor Larry Guest asked the council to adjourn in just a few minutes after no comments in regards to the budget…

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County Government Working Diligently to Balance Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

June 3, 2013
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With the month of June here already, that means it is time for local governing bodies to buckle down and prepare their respective budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. Fiscal year 2014 begins on July 1st, 2013; and Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says they have been working on the budget for the last several…

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Investigation Continues on Vandalism Cases in Elberton

June 3, 2013
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Elberton Police Investigators are continuing to look into a string of vandalism cases that occurred early last week. Around 3:00am last Tuesday morning, Investigator Major Mike Seymour, said four young black males began their vandalism spree in the Edwards Street area, and eventually worked their way behind the Elberton post office. According to Seymour one…

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Elbert County Government Expected to Finish FY 2013 Under Budget

June 3, 2013
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While working towards achieving a balanced Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, the Elbert County government is trying to finish out FY 13 under budget. County Administrator Bob Thomas says that according to several different projections by County Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts, that the county should indeed come in under budget once again. He says if…

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Make-Up Date Announced for Bowman Parking for the Park Car Show

June 3, 2013
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The official make up date for the annual Bowman Parking for the Park Cruise-In Car show is set. Next Saturday, June the 15th will be the new date for the car show. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons says that this car show plays a big role in the restoration of the Bowman City Park.…

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Elberton City Council Holds Regular Meeting Tonight

June 3, 2013
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It should be all quiet on the Elberton front as the Elberton City Council meets later this evening. In an agenda that is relatively bare, only one ordinance is expected to be placed on second reading and adopted this evening. There are no speakers scheduled to appear before council, and no other big ticket items…

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Toccoa’s Withdrawl of Support on Inter-County Water Project Should have No Impact

May 31, 2013
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Everything is moving along nicely for the joint water venture for Elbert and surrounding counties. Back on April 30th, a grant application was submitted to the state to get funding for the counties to hook up water systems. The effort involves Elbert, Oglethorpe, Franklin, and Madison counties, as well as the city of Elberton. Elbert…

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Elberton Police Dept. Looking Into String of Vandalism Cases

May 31, 2013
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Elberton Police Investigators are looking into a string of vandalism cases that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Around 3:00am that morning, Investigator Major Mike Seymour, said four young black males began their vandalism spree in the Edwards Street area. He says they eventually worked their way to behind the Elberton post office.…

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  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
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