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Town Hall Meeting set for Tonight in Elbert County

November 18, 2013

Tonight is the night that a very important town hall style meeting will take place at the Elberton Civic Center. As has been said numerous times already, the purpose of the town hall is to address community economics in 2013, and what the future holds moving forward for Elbert County, as well as to give…

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The Drought Trying to Sneak Back into Northeast Georgia

November 15, 2013

The drought making its return back to Northeast Georgia? Well not quite yet, but all that excess summer and fall rain is beginning to be used up. According to State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey, abnormally dry conditions across the state increased from 29% of the state to 36% of the state since this time…

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Keep EC Beautiful’s First Organized Event Coming up Next Weekend

November 15, 2013

Now officially a certified chapter of the Keep America Beautiful organization, the Keep Elbert County Beautiful chapter will host their first event next weekend. A recycling “happy hour” will be held to help Elbert County residents get rid of certain items that are usually difficult to recycle. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas goes into detail…

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2013 Farm Family of the Year Honored at Farm City Breakfast

November 15, 2013
2013 Farm Family of the Year Honored at Farm City Breakfast

The new 4-H Center located at the old Beaverdam Elementary School building played host to the 2013 Farm City Breakfast event. The event is a presentation of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce and the Elberton Kiwanis Club. Highlighting the breakfast, was the presentation of the 2013 Farm Family of the Year award. This year…

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“12 Days of Christmas Cash” Main Street Contest Gets Rolling Today

November 15, 2013

Today is the beginning of a unique contest for those who plan on shopping local this holiday season. The contest is called the 12 Days of Christmas Cash, and gives local shoppers a chance at winning five hundred dollars cash. Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany Gibbons explains why Main Street…

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Town Hall Meeting Coming up on Monday for EC Residents

November 15, 2013

Following this weekend, a very important town hall style meeting will take place at the Elberton Civic Center. The purpose of the town hall is to address community economics in 2013, and what the future holds moving forward for Elbert County, as well as to give a snapshot of where the community presently stands, and…

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EC School Board Last Governing Body set to Adopt Intergovernmental Agreement

November 14, 2013

All but one of the three governing bodies have agreed to terms laid out in an intergovernmental agreement to demolish the front building of the Hawes Center property located off of Mill Street in Elberton. Left to accept the terms is the Elbert County Board of Education, which will come to a vote during Monday’s…

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706 Area Code Officially Used Up

November 14, 2013

North Georgia telephone and cell phone users will begin to see more and more 762 area codes come up on their respective caller ID. The 762 area code has been around since 2006, but will now be more widely used; due to the old tried and true 706 area officially being exhausted, that according to…

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City of Hartwell Pulls Trigger on Hiring New Police Chief

November 14, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Hartwell has hired a new police chief. At the Hartwell City Council meeting in early November, the council voted to hire Hartwell Police Captain Anthony Davis. The vote was unanimous and came at the recommendation of City Manager David Aldrich. Davis replaces Chief Cecil Reno,…

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Final Reminder of Elberton Police Explorer Meeting

November 14, 2013

Once again, another reminder that the first Elberton Police Department Explorer program meeting is coming up later this evening at 7:00pm. Elberton City Hall will be the location of that meeting. Sergeant Macon Clark is heading up the program this year, and says this first meeting is just for information purposes. He says if a…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
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