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Elbert County Commission Meets for Regular Meeting this Evening

May 13, 2013
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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are set to move forward with some purchase decisions this evening during the May regular meeting. The commission will discuss once more tractor bids for the Road Department to use, which will be purchased through Airport Grant funds; a purchase is expected to be approved this evening. Also being…

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Georgia DOT Mowing State Routes All this Week

May 13, 2013
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We are in the middle of spring and the summer months are not that far off, and the Georgia Department of Transportation is doing its best to keep the roadways safe. Taking place all this week in Elbert and surrounding counties will be routine mowing of the grass on certain state routes. In Elbert County,…

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Elbert County Board of Education Holds Work Session this Evening

May 13, 2013
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A laundry list of items is set to be discussed this evening by the Elbert County Board of Education. The board is preparing for its regular meeting which is coming up next Monday with a work session this evening. Expected to be discussed during the work session is the school district’s accreditation, as well as…

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Elbert County Man Faces Intent to Distribute Charges after Traffic Stop

May 10, 2013
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An Elbert County man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Thursday. Just after 1:00am that morning, an Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Mineral Springs Road. The deputy noticed signs of a driver possibly under the influence, when asked to exit the vehicle, the…

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Blood Drive Taking Place in Elbert County on Monday

May 10, 2013
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The American Red Cross is getting ready to host several blood drives in the Northeast Georgia area, one of which will be taking place in Elbert County. American Red Cross Donor Recruiter Janet Jarrett explains that blood drives like this are vital for what the Red Cross is trying to accomplish. “They are very very…

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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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