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TJ and Friends Foundation Ride Against Cancer set for This Weekend

April 29, 2013
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The time is quickly approaching for local motorcycle enthusiasts to get ready to participate in the annual TJ and Friends Cancer Foundation Ride against Cancer. The TJ and Friends Foundation decided to bump up the date for this year’s annual Ride against Cancer. Saturday, May 4th is the new date for the ride, and TJ…

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WW Chamber of Commerce Preparing Already for July Fireworks Show

April 29, 2013
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The final day of April quickly approaches, but the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce is already beginning preparations for its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show on July 3rd. The chamber announces that vendor applications are now being accepted for the event. Space and electricity are extremely limited, so it’s something that should not be…

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City of Lavonia Continues to Work on Issues Downtown

April 29, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Lavonia continues to work on plans to make some improvements to downtown area streets and sidewalks. At their work session last week, the city council discussed repaving the streets on the square and around the railroad tracks. According to city manager Gary Fesperman, the city…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Two Men Wanted for Truck and 4-Wheeler Theft

April 26, 2013
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The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for two men who are still at large after a chase in Bowman ended in a crash back on April 19th. A deputy noticed a Chevrolet Truck that matched a BOLO from the Hartwell Police Department for a stolen vehicle. The suspects failed to stop when the…

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Increase in Thefts at Hartwell Marina

April 26, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Hart County Sheriff’s office is investigating a number of thefts from docks and boats at the Hartwell Marina. All of them happened last week within a day or two of each other. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said as weather warms up, they begin to see more…

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City of Bowman Set to Host 4th Annual Parking for Park Cruise In Car Show

April 26, 2013
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The 4th Annual Parking for the Park Cruise In takes place tomorrow in the midst of several other events taking place in Elbert County The car show normally takes place in June, but Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons explains why the car show is taking place so much earlier this year. “We’ve decided to…

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Elberton Square Ready for FAD Fest Debut

April 26, 2013
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The first ever FAD Fest makes its debut on Elberton’s Downtown Square this Saturday. Similar to last weekend, this weekend is chalk full of events taking place in Elbert County. The Fine Arts Department Festival is presentation by the Elbert County School District, and Main Street Director Sissie Herring says it’s a showcase for the…

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ECMS Spring Dances Begin This Evening

April 26, 2013
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The first of two Elbert County Middle School spring dances takes place this evening. Tonight 5th and 6th graders at ECMS will hold their spring dance inside of the middle school auditorium. Then on Saturday, the 7th and 8th graders will follow suit and hold their dance in the auditorium as well. Both dances begin…

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True Blue $10K Raffle Takes Place this Weekend

April 26, 2013
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The spring sports season is just now beginning to wind down for the Elbert County Comprehensive High School, but the True Blue Booster club is already looking to start raising money for next year. A 50/50 raffle is planned for tomorrow at the Elberton Elks Lodge on Saturday, starting at 7:00pm. The winner of the…

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Issues Arise with Work from Old Rock Gym Rennovations

April 25, 2013
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Not long after the renovations were completed at the Old Rock Gym towards the end of last year, a number of issues have come up regarding some of that work that took place. According to County Administrator Bob Thomas, no real work as taken place at the gym since the end of October, and between…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
  • April 20, 2014 10:00 amAnnual Easter Program
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