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Collins Comments on Federal Government’s Handling of Ebola’s Arrival to US

October 28, 2014
Collins Comments on Federal Government’s Handling of Ebola’s Arrival to US

Congressman Doug Collins recently gave some serious praise to Emory University and other medical facilities for how they have handled the Ebola virus’ arrival in the United States. Speaking at the US House of Representatives Oversight Committee’s hearing on Friday in regards to the Federal Government’s response to the Ebola outbreak, Collins said the Center…

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New Agreement Signed Regarding Savannah River Basin

October 28, 2014

Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southeastern Power Administration, and Duke Energy signed a new operating agreement in Elberton, Georgia, Oct. 17 defining how water resources will be shared among the Duke Energy and Corps reservoirs in the Savannah River Basin. This operating agreement will increase drought tolerance within the watershed and promote…

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Two Rabies Cases Surface in Elbert County, Bringing Total Amoun to Three for 2014

October 27, 2014

The Elbert County Health Department confirms that there have been two recent cases of rabies in the Elbert County area. Both incidents occurred on Tuesday, October 21st. The first was reported in the area of Athens Highway, where a skunk fought with a cat that tested positive for the rabies virus. The second occurred on…

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Political Forum for Three Board of Commissioner Races Takes Place this Evening

October 27, 2014

As the final week of early voting arrives just ahead of the November 4th election, a special political forum will be held this evening. WSGC radio will host the candidates from all three races for seats on the Elbert County Board of Commissioners, as a chance for the public to get to know who is…

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Final Week of Early Voting for November General Election Starts Today

October 27, 2014

The final week of early voting has arrived before the November General Election on November 4th. The Elbert County Registrar’s Office had a total of 89 voters participate in its Saturday early vote. That brings the total number of walk-in early voters to 932, and add in 135 received absentee ballots, and the total amount…

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Certified Navigator Coming to Elbert Memorial to Help Enroll People in the Marketplace Health Insurance

October 27, 2014

Elbert Memorial is doing what it can to help get people some kind of health insurance. The hospital will host Whitney Griggs, a Certified Navigator with the Healthy Mothers and Babies Coalition, who is licensed to help people enroll in the health insurance marketplace. Griggs says that is insurance that was developed by the Affordable…

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Elbert Theatre Holds Trick or Treat Event this Friday

October 27, 2014

Halloween is this Friday, and the Elbert Theatre is preparing for its trick-or-treat event. The Elbert Theatre plans to hold trick-or-treating in the lobby of the theatre on Friday, October 31st between 6:00pm and 8:30pm. They are encouraging parents to bring their kids to the theatre as you make your rounds, and not to be…

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Additional Charges Filed Against Third Person in September 28th Manhunt Incident

October 24, 2014

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office has issued additional warrants for more charges on one of the people arrested during a manhunt that occurred on September 28th. 24-year-old Blair Leroy of Starr, SC is now facing two felony charges relating to the events that resulted in a burned body being located in the back of the…

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Early Voting Continues in Elbert County

October 24, 2014

Early voting in Elbert County has been running for nearly ten days now, and turnout has been picking up. As of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Elbert County Registrar’s Office, there have been 582 walk in early voters and 123 mailed in absentee ballots, which results in a grand total of 705 early votes thus…

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WSGC Hosting Political Forum on Monday

October 24, 2014

Coming up on Monday will be a political forum for local candidates running for election this fall. WSGC radio will host the candidates from all three races for seats on the Elbert County Board of Commissioners. The forum will be hosted at the Elberton Civic Center and will start at 6:00pm lasting until roughly 8:00pm.…

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  • November 30, 2014 11:30 am5th Sunday Educational program
  • November 30, 2014 6:00 pmMiles Pike Concert
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