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5th Annual TJ and Friends Golf Tournament to Kick Off June

May 10, 2013
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The 5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation golf tournament will kick off the month of June is grand fashion, assuming our area receives good weather that weekend. The tournament will be a two-man Texas Lauderdale format, and the cost per team to enter is $110. One of the prizes is 100% money back to the…

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25th Annual Kids Fishing Derby Takes Place this Weekend

May 10, 2013
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be celebrating the twenty fifth year of the annual Kids Fishing Derby tomorrow. The event is free of charge and open to children fifteen years and under. Those attending should be sure to bring their own fishing gear, bait, life jacket, sunscreen, and any other items that they…

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Washington Cruise In Set for Tomorrow Evening

May 10, 2013
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The annual Cruise-In on the square in Washington, Georgia takes place tomorrow evening from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. Antique cars and antique tractors are all expected to be on display that evening. Those wanting to enter their vehicle into the show can do so with a ten dollar registration fee. Registration will be held about an…

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Elbert Co. Man Arrested Twice Within 24 Hours

May 9, 2013
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Elbert Co. Man Arrested Twice Within 24 Hours

An Elbert County man remains behind bars after being arrested twice within twenty-four hours over the weekend. 29-year-old Ontario Lee Perrin of an East Tate Street address was initially arrested Friday evening on Obstruction and Disorderly Conduct charges. After being released, Perrin was told to not return to the address, but according to Elbert County…

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Manhunt in Hart County Ends in Two Arrests

May 9, 2013
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Manhunt in Hart County Ends in Two Arrests

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A Seneca, SC couple is behind bars in Hart County after a massive manhunt Tuesday afternoon spearheaded by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said his office received notice from the ATF’s Macon office that 29-year old Brandon Wayne Arnold and 25-year…

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First Tropical Outlook Released for Atlantic Basin

May 9, 2013
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The initial tropical outlook for the Atlantic Basin has been released by Colorado State University. According to the release, the report is anticipating a more active tropical season than usual this year. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey explains the reasoning behind that forecast. “A lot of this is based on the early warming of…

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The 17-Year Cicadas are On the Way

May 9, 2013
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The 17-Year Cicadas are On the Way

It’s all the buzz, or soon will be. People living on the East Coast including here in Georgia will soon be seeing and hearing billions of cicadas. They’ve been feeding on roots underground for the past 17 years. A small number have started to emerge in some eastern states. Clay Talton, with the Elbert County…

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Work Session Scheduled for Elbert Co. Commissioners

May 9, 2013
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Fiscal Year 2013 ends in just over a month and a half and the Elbert County Board of Commissioners are getting a jump starting on preparing Fiscal Year 2014’s budget. The plan is for the commission to discuss the budget at their work session in addition to discussing items on the agenda for May’s regular…

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Update on ElbertonNET Expansion Project

May 8, 2013
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The Elberton City Council is still looking a different expansion options for ElbertonNET. During the council’s regular meeting on Monday, City Manager Lanier Dunn said they are still evaluating on how to approach the project. He says they are trying to decide which platform to use before expanding. “We are comparing the cost of building…

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Gas Prices Rise Again in Georgia, Hold Steady in EC

May 8, 2013
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Gas prices started to fluctuate last week after the cost for a barrel of oil jumped above $90 and has held steady in that price range. The recent jump in U.S. employment numbers raised hopes for an increase in fuel demand and pushed oil prices higher as summer approaches. However, its unlikely gas prices will…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • April 27, 2014St. Mary's CME Church 146 Church Anniversary
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