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Hart Co. Commissioner Dead at 68

November 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Funeral services will take place Wednesday in Hartwell for Hart County Commissioner Dan Reyen. Reyen died Saturday at his home. The cause of death is not known. A retired Army Major, Reyen had served as the District 2 Commissioner for Hart County since 2002 and had lived in Hart…

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MADD Getting Word Out About Preventing Drunk Driving during Holiday Season

November 18, 2013

The holiday season is on our doorstep, and that means that several different holiday parties will be going on celebrating the holiday season. A recent study conducted by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organization revealed that 75% of people surveyed over the age of 21 said they have seen someone try to drive home…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful’s Recycling “Happy Hour” Coming Up

November 18, 2013

The first official organized event is coming up this weekend for the Keep Elbert County Beautiful chapter of the Keep America Beautiful organization. The event is a recycling “happy hour”, which will help Elbert County residents dispose of certain items that are usually difficult to recycle. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas goes into detail about…

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EC School Board Expected to Vote on Intergovernmental Contract this Evening

November 18, 2013

The final piece of the puzzle missing from an intergovernmental agreement between the Elbert County Board of Commissioners, Elberton City Council, and Elbert County Board of Education should fall into place later today. The Elbert County Board of Education will hold their regular meeting for the month of November, where discussion will take place before…

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Georgia DOT Crews back to Work this Week

November 18, 2013

Vegetation trimming work by the Georgia Department of Transportation is expected to continue beginning today, as long as the weather cooperates. DOT Crews in Elbert County will trim roadside vegetation on State Routes 368, 72, and 79 all this week until Friday November 22nd at 5:30pm. In Hart County, crews will trim along State Route…

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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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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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