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City of Elberton Moving Forward with Water System Improvement Grant

September 11, 2013

The approval of the 2013 ElbertonNET Expansion Plan wasn’t the only project that received the green light Monday night by the Elberton City Council. The council approved a water system improvement study that has been underway for a couple of months now, as part of the process for the city to apply for a grant…

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Construction Underway on Hampton Inn in Lavonia

September 11, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Construction is getting underway in Lavonia on a new Hampton Inn. Municipal, business, and civic leaders came together Monday morning to break ground on the new motel located behind J Peters Restaurant and across from the Holiday Inn Express on SR17. OM Ventures2, LLC Developers are constructing the…

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County Commission Approves Economic Development Funding

September 10, 2013

It looks like the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman will be getting its share of funding from the Elbert County Board of Commissioners after all. During yesterday evening’s regular meeting of the commission, a motion was approved to fund the county’s $45,000 share of economic development funding. The plan was to use…

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Elberton Man Remains in Custody after September 3rd Stabbing

September 10, 2013

An Elberton man remains behind bars at the Elbert County Detention Center this morning, in connection with another stabbing incident that occurred back on September 3rd. 27-year-old Leonard Rucker III of a McKinley Street address faces an Aggravated Assault charge after stabbing another man around 10:00pm that night. According to Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh,…

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9/11 Ceremony Takes Place Tomorrow

September 10, 2013

Tomorrow marks the twelfth anniversary of the tragic events that occurred on September 11th. Taking place on Elberton’s Downtown Square tomorrow will be a special ceremony to honor and remember those who lost their lives on that fateful day. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says the ceremony is being presented through a collaborative effort. “The…

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County Holds Off on Leasing Guidestones Property

September 10, 2013

More tourism dollars and tourists? That is always something that is desired by many areas, with Elbert County being no exception. Many know of Elbert County’s relatively known major attraction, the Georgia Guidestones, well that would be the focus of the efforts of Elbert County resident Mart Clamp. Speaking before the Elbert County Commissioners Monday…

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Elbert County EMS Preparing EC Citizens for National Preparedness Month

September 10, 2013

The month of September is National Preparedness Month, and Elbert County Emergency Services are making sure Elbert County residents get the message. Elbert County EMS Director Chuck Almond says the purpose of the month is pretty self explanatory. “It’s just a time that we ask the citizens to look at their homes as well as…

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Investigation into Stabbing Homicide Continues

September 9, 2013

The investigation into a homicide that occurred late Friday afternoon in Elbert County continues this morning. On Friday, around 4:30pm, Elbert County 911 received a call of a possible stabbing that had occurred at a Porter Drive address in Elberton, GA. Responding to the scene was Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputies, Elbert County EMS, and State…

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County Commission Hears from Pro Millage Increase Supporters at Work Session

September 9, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are catching more flak relating to August 29th’s FY 14 Millage Rate vote. This time however, the feedback came from a few members of the community who favored the rate increase to create more economic growth in the county. Greg Gunter spoke during the commission’s work session late last…

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Blue Devils Improve to 1-1 on the Regular Season

September 9, 2013

The Elbert County Blue Devils snag their first win of the season on the back of an outstanding performance by Elbert County quarterback Mecole Hardman. On Friday the Blue Devils were on the road taking on the Jaguars of Cedar Shoals. The Jaguars scored the game’s first ten points and led the Blue Devils by…

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