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Lavonia Cannery Renovations Placed on Hold

June 9, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Lavonia is holding off on a plan to renovate the historic cannery. At their regular meeting Monday evening, the Lavonia City Council and Mayor Ralph Owens heard from city manager Gary Fesperman on progress with the cannery renovations. Fesperman said Lavonia had applied for two…

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Work Session Being Held this Evening by EC School Board

June 9, 2014

Members of the Elbert County Board of Education gather this evening for a work session in anticipation of their regular meeting scheduled for Monday, June 16th. On the docket this evening is discussion on the Elbert County School System’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Following that item the school board will discuss in more detail the…

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City of Bowman Moves Forward with Road Repair Project

June 6, 2014

Phase One of a road resurfacing project in the city of Bowman will be getting underway in the coming weeks. Over the last two months, the Bowman City council has been reviewing city roads that were in the most critical need of being repaired. During their April regular meeting, the council approved Stratton and Sons…

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Hart County Teen Dead after Fatal Traffic Accident

June 6, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Funeral services are pending for a Hart County High School student who died Thursday in a one-car wreck. It happened Thursday morning on U.S.29/GA 8 in Hartwell. According to Sgt. Al Whitworth with the Georgia State Patrol Toccoa Post, 17-year old Lavoisier Shevez Allen of Royston headed into…

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Elbert Commissioners Considering Similiar Pawn and Secondhand Dealer Ordinance

June 6, 2014

With the City of Elberton officially putting a new ordinance concerning pawn shops and secondhand dealers on the books, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners may soon follow. Discussed yesterday evening during the commission’s work session, was the implementation of the same exact ordinance that the city adopted on Monday, but fitted more specifically to…

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American Red Cross Blood Drive Coming up on Monday

June 6, 2014

The American Red Cross is already preparing for its next blood drive in Elbert County after coming off a pair of very successful drives. Over the last two months, two blood drives have been held in Elbert County where a total of 117 units of blood were donated over those two drives according to American…

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Georgia State Representative Morris Defends New Law on Food Stamp Drug Testing

June 6, 2014

Georgia’s new law that would require people on food stamps to be drug tested may have hit a snag. The United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC says the new law that would require those suspected on using drugs to be drug tested, violates federal regulations. State Representative Greg Morris is the sponsor of…

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ECCHS Football Blue Devils to Put on Summer Camp

June 6, 2014

The Elbert County Football Blue Devils will kick off their 5th Annual Youth Football camp next week. The camp will be for all children between the ages of five and thirteen years old. Football camp this year will focus on teaching the basics, fundamentals, and rules of the game. Instruction will be provided by the…

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Investigation Into April Burglary Leads to the Arrest of Two People

June 5, 2014
Investigation Into April Burglary Leads to the Arrest of Two People

An investigation into an April 30th burglary in Elbert County leads to the arrest of two suspects. The burglary originally occurred at a residence off of Sycamore Road in Elbert County, the investigation into which resulted in burglary warrants being obtained for two people. On Tuesday, deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office served warrants…

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Hart County Magistrate Judge set to Rule on Hart County Dog Shooting Incident

June 5, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A hearing will take place in the coming weeks before a magistrate judge to determine if a Royston Police officer was at fault when he shot and killed his neighbor’s dog. The incident happened last Wednesday night at the home of Royston Police Captain Kenneth Reynolds on Mt.…

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  • May 28, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
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