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Elberton City Council Meets for Regular Meeting Later Today

November 4, 2013

Today being the first Monday of a new month, in this case November, it means that the Elberton City Council will gather for their regular meeting. All in all it should be a fairly quick and routine meeting for the council, as not many items are on the November agenda. However, there is one resolution…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful Affiliation Ceremony Slated for this Evening

November 4, 2013

Elbert County is set to be welcomed into the nationwide affiliate network of the Keep America Beautiful organization. Keep Elbert County Beautiful, as the group as been named, will focus on educating the community about recycling and litter. Their goal is to make the community a clean, more beautiful place to live, work, and play.…

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Franklin Co. 911 Director Quits for Good this Time

November 4, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   After only a few short weeks back on the job as the Director of Franklin County’s e911, Jones Beasley has resigned, this time for good. According to Franklin County Interim County Manager John Phillips, Beasley resigned as the result of an issue with another county employee, but would…

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Potential Region Championship Clincher on the Line this Evening in Elbert County

November 1, 2013

A huge game tonight in the Granite Bowl for the Elbert County Blue Devils. It may not be a fierce a rivalry as Hart County or North Oconee, but what’s on the line tonight is bigger than both, and that is a shot a clinching the Region 8AAA title against the Panthers of Jackson County.…

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Final In-Person Early Vote Day has Arrived

November 1, 2013

It is the final in person early day in Elbert County for the municipal elections taking place in the cities of Bowman and Elberton Early voting will be held at each of the respective city halls beginning this morning at 8:30am and lasting until 4:30pm this afternoon In Bowman, city hall is closed from 12:00pm…

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“Falling Back” to Standard Time this Sunday

November 1, 2013

It’s that time of year again, as this coming Monday should be one we all head into well rested. The reason for that you might ask? Daylight savings time comes to an end this Sunday. For many Americans, including us in Elbert County, we will “fall back” to standard time at 2:00am Sunday, November 3rd.…

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Granite City Fall Festival Takes Over Elberton’s Downtown Sqaure Tomorrow

November 1, 2013

Tomorrow morning Elberton’s Downtown Square will be swarmed with patrons looking to take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the annual Granite City Fall Festival. Elbert County Chamber of Commerce President Phyllis Brooks says the annual event is a collaborative effort. “This is a co-sponsored event; it’s not only the chamber that helps put…

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North Georgia Tech Students Asked to be Alert After Possible Security Breach

November 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Maybe not the way some college students wanted to start off the month of November, as North Georgia Technical College is advising some students to keep a close eye on their credit reports – that after one of their student data bases may have been breached. According to…

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Two Atlanta Men Face Identity Fraud Charges in Elbert County

October 31, 2013

An Elbert County resident can rest easy now, after two Atlanta men are behind bars on identity theft related charges. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, who asked not to be identified, began to notice some unusual purchases around October 21st. Scarborough said that one of the suspects…

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Search for Man Wanted on Manufacturing Meth Charges Comes to an End

October 31, 2013

The hunt is finally over for a suspect who fled the scene of a traffic stop earlier this month on foot. 46-year-old Randall Parham of Vanna, GA was arrested yesterday afternoon at a Quill Road address in Bowman, GA by officers with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and State Probation officers. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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