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Opening Night for Final Show for the 2013 Elbert Theatre

December 6, 2013

Tonight is opening night for the final show of the 2013 Encore Productions season at the Elbert Theatre. Coming up this evening will be the performance of A Christmas Pudding, which is being directed by Ray Stowers. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains what theatre goers can expect with the final show of the 2013…

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Elberton Christmas Parade Being Held This Weekend

December 6, 2013

Well if one Christmas parade wasn’t enough for you this weekend, then how about two? The Elberton Christmas Parade is set to take place on Sunday, December 8th beginning at 3:30pm. The parade’s theme this year is Christmas Bells: Sounds of the Season. Entries in the parade this year will be judged based on the…

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Lavonia Will See A Water Rate Hike

December 6, 2013

M.J. Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Water customers in the City of Lavonia will soon see another rate hike. At their regular city council meeting this week, the council voted to raise water rates to cover funding for several water system projects and upgrades. City manager Gary Fesperman noted the city last raised rates in…

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Search Continues for Missing Elbert County Man

December 5, 2013
Search Continues for Missing Elbert County Man

The search continues today for a missing Elbert County man. The man’s name is 44-year-old Amos Rucker, a black male, who is listed at five feet five inches tall, and weighs approximately one hundred and fifty pounds. According to Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Darren Scarborough, it is unknown where Rucker could be. “We don’t…

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American Red Cross’ Winter Blood Drive Campaign Continues until January 6th

December 5, 2013

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   With the winter season approaching, the American Red Cross is issuing a call for blood donations. Red Cross spokesperson Kristin Stancil says that this is a time of the year when historically, the blood supply decreases, while demand remains the same. “During the winter months, starting in November…

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Mayor’s Cup Finally Makes Its Way Back to Elberton

December 5, 2013
Mayor’s Cup Finally Makes Its Way Back to Elberton

After a nearly a month and a half since Elbert County’s victory over Hart County on the high school football field, a certain item has made its way back to Elberton Mayor Larry Guest. That item is the Mayor’s Cup, which is held by the mayor of either Hartwell or Elberton depending on the outcome…

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Elbert County MLK Requests Inclusion in City of Elberton’s Fiscal Budget

December 5, 2013

The Elbert County Martin Luther King Jr. Committee is looking to be included in the City of Elberton’s annual fiscal budget. That request was made Monday night by committee representative Mary Clark while thanking the Elberton City Council for their support over the years. “We just are here to thank you for the support over…

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Women’s Business Expo Coming up Tomorrow in Athens

December 5, 2013

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will present its second annual Women’s Business Expo tomorrow at the Athens Small Business Development Center. The Women’s Business Expo will allow attendees the opportunity to meet other women in business from the Athens area for networking and presentations by women professionals in public relations and online…

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BREAKING: EC Sheriff’s Office Asking Public’s Help to Locate Elbert County Man

December 4, 2013
BREAKING: EC Sheriff’s Office Asking Public’s Help to Locate Elbert County Man

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Elbert County man. The man’s name is 44-year-old Amos Rucker, a black male, who is listed at five feet five inches tall, and weighs approximately one hundred and fifty pounds. He was last seen driving a 2005 Blue Nissan Maxima…

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New Scam Affecting Verizon Wireless Customers, for now

December 4, 2013

Verizon wireless customers in Elbert County beware, as a new scam began surfacing at some point yesterday afternoon. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, Verizon customers are receiving a text message regarding an “Achieve Card”. Within the text message is a phone number to call, Scarborough explains what happens if…

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