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Elbert Co. Commissioners Discuss Millage Increase for Economic Development

August 9, 2013

The tax digest for Elbert County has been finished, and now the Elbert County Board of Commissioners is getting ready to advertise a new millage rate. Elbert County Commission Chair Tommy Lyon lays out what he wants to see done. “Two ideas have been thrown out. One is ¾ of a mil, which would be…

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Elberton Police and Sheriff’s Deputies Ready to Help with Back to School Traffic

August 8, 2013

Patience is a virtue; that’s a phrase that many Elbert County parents and high school students should keep in mind come Monday morning. Traffic on the first few days of the new school year is always kind of crazy, but the Elberton Police Department, along with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Department, are going to do…

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Everything Still on Track for ECCHS Renovations

August 8, 2013

All continues to go well in regards to the renovations taking place at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School. According to Facilities Director Rick Mewborne, everything is expected to be good to go for the start of the new school year next week. The only exception to that statement is that work on the school’s…

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Open House This Evening for Elbert Co. Schools

August 8, 2013

It’s nearly time for the classrooms at Elbert County Schools to be full. How can you tell? Well, open houses across the entire school system are set to take place later today. From 3:00pm until 5:30pm this evening, the Blackwell Learning Center, Elbert County Primary, and Elbert County Elementary School will each open their doors…

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Crews Back to Work on State Route 172

August 8, 2013

Crews from E.R. Snell Contracting returned back to work on the State Route 172 resurfacing project on Monday. According to Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope, work has been completed on the two foot shoulder widening portion of the work that took place in July. She says the addition of those shoulders automatically make…

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Work Session Planned for Elbert Co. Board of Commissioners

August 8, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session later this evening. The goal of the work session will be to discuss items on the agenda for Monday’s upcoming regular meeting of the commission. Expected to be discussed in depth this evening is the major issue of economic development for the county. More…

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Bond Set for Bama Man Who Stole Piece of GA Guidestones

August 7, 2013

Bond has been set for the Alabama man who was found to be in possession of a stolen piece of the Georgia Guidestones Monument. 37-Year-Old William Jeremy Ellis of Anniston, Alabama was arrested by deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office in the early morning hours on Saturday, August 3rd. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough…

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All Areas of Richard B. Russell State Park Re-Opened

August 7, 2013
All Areas of Richard B. Russell State Park Re-Opened

Everything is a go at Richard B. Russell State Park. Before now, heavy rains had caused the lakes on the Savannah River to be over their respective full pool levels, but as the US Army Corps of Engineers have continuously been releasing water, the lakes are only just a hair above normal levels. Due to…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful Seeks Positive Relationship with City of Elberton

August 7, 2013

The most recent stop for the Keep Elbert County Beautiful train was at Monday evening’s regular meeting of the Elberton City Council. A representative from the organization was present at the Bowman City Council meeting last month, and the group is continuing to try and receive support from all the governing bodies in Elbert County.…

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Georgia DOT Planning Traffic Shift Today in Athens, GA

August 7, 2013

A major traffic shift is planned for today in Athens, GA; assuming the weather cooperates today. The reason for the shift is due to a project where a new interchange is being constructed on the State Route 10 Loop, Peter Street, and Olympic Street intersection to replace the existing signalized intersection. The shift is expected…

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