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Class of 2013 Officially Done With High School

May 20, 2013
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The school year is finally complete in Elbert County, and the Class of 2013 has been turned loose on the world after Friday night’s graduation ceremonies. Nearly one hundred and fifty graduates took part in the ceremony which is always held in the Granite Bowl. Third Honor Graduate Trey Rutherford, in his speech, had a…

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Elbert Memorial/AnMed Blood Drive Set for Tomorrow

May 20, 2013
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The Elbert Memorial Hospital’s annual blood drive will take place tomorrow. Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Nancy Seymour is hoping for yet another strong showing from the Elbert County community this year. “We just hope the community will support the blood bank we always want to make sure we have ample supply and of…

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Elbert Theatre Hosts First Day of Kids Camp

May 20, 2013
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It’s the first day of Kids Theatre Camp, which is being hosted at the Elbert Theatre. The camp is for children in Kindergarten through fifth grades. Currently, the Kids’ Camp is full with all thirty spaces being filled. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says that there is a waiting list while the first couple of…

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EC School Board and Bowman City Council Hold Regular Meetings Tonight

May 20, 2013
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A couple of local meetings are set to take place this evening in Elbert County. The Elbert County Board of Education will convene for its regular meeting for the month of May. Some big ticket items on the agenda include the guarantee of a maximum price on phase one of the high school renovations, Elbert…

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City of Royston Granted Economic Opportunity Zones

May 20, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Over two years of hard work to be designated an economic opportunity zone has finally paid off for the City of Royston. Royston city officials have spent the last two years working with the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission to designate areas of the town for the status. Businesses…

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Confirmed Rabies Cases in Elberton

May 17, 2013
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A third case of rabies has recently been confirmed, which totals up to three cases in just over two week’s time.   The first incident occurred on April 30th in the Rock Branch road area. Elbert County Animal Control Officer Jeff Simpson says it was another rabid skunk. “First case was in the Rock Branch…

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Blood Drive to be Held Next Tuesday

May 17, 2013
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The Elbert Memorial Hospital is planning a blood drive set to take place early next week. Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Nancy Seymour says that the community has always stepped up for the annual blood drive. “AnMed Health has been our blood bank center for numerous years and the community has always come forward…

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TJ and Friends will Hold their 5th Annual Banquet

May 17, 2013
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The TJ and Friends Foundation will hold its 5th Annual Banquet and Auction tomorrow evening. Co-Chairman of the TJ and Friends Board Henry Mattox is one of the main organizers of the event, and talks about the big ticket item that is going to be given away “ We got a men’s diamond ring valued…

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Two Brothers Convicted for Trafficking Cocaine

May 17, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Two Greenville, SC brothers face at least ten years each in a Georgia prison after being convicted of trafficking in cocaine. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White, a Franklin County Superior Court jury handed down their verdict Wednesday afternoon. Michael Cheek and Thomas Cheek were…

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Police Auction to be Held this Saturday

May 17, 2013
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The Elberton Police Department will hold a public auction tomorrow morning. This is the first time in several years that the department has held one of these types of auctions. Some of the key items that will be auctioned off tomorrow morning include a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, a 2003 Ford Expedition, and a 1993 Harley…

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  • April 23, 2014FHF Braves Game Trip
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 amAnnual Cause for Paws 5K Obstacle Run
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