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Kind Words to City of Elberton from Whites Chapel Road Community

August 6, 2013

The Elberton City Council received some positive feedback from a recently completed project. The City of Elberton had recently finished a project to provide water to several people in the Whites Chapel Road area, after many reported issues of not being able to get water due to dry wells. Mrs. Peggy Rucker, speaking on behalf…

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Collins Announces Granite Industry Roundtable Event for Elbert County

August 6, 2013

Georgia’s 9th Congressional District Representative Doug Collins announces ninth district industry roundtable discussions. Collins plans to meet with granite, marble, and community bank representatives during his time back in the ninth congressional district. With Collins expected to discuss granite, you can bet that he will be stopping right here in Elbert County, and that bet…

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Japanese Exchange Students Tour Local Elbert County Farms

August 5, 2013

Only a few days left for the Japanese exchange students from Miri, Japan, as they wrap up their tour in Elbert County. The students have seen several sides of Elbert County and surrounding areas during their stay, but also got to see some agricultural aspects late last week. Clay Talton, with the UGA Cooperative Extension,…

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Bond Denied for Elbert County Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

August 5, 2013
Bond Denied for Elbert County Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

An Elbert County man remains behind bars, charged with involuntary manslaughter, from an incident that occurred on July 6th. 26-year-old Dusty Antonio Anderson was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon without incident by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office after being indicted by an Elbert County Grand Jury earlier that week. An altercation between Anderson and Curtis…

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Finishing Touches Being Put on Elbert County’s Second Round of Off System Improvements

August 5, 2013

While Hart County is moving forward with filing for an Off-System Safety Improvement grant, Elbert County is putting the finishing touches on its second round of improvements. In Fiscal Year 2013, Elbert County received nearly $160,000 in federal grant money for paved road improvements. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explains what improvements the funds cover.…

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Successful “Back to School” Bash for Firehouse Church

August 5, 2013
Successful “Back to School” Bash for Firehouse Church

The first ever Firehouse Church “Back to School Bash” is in the books after this weekend, and it turned out to be a solid event for the group. “We actually had people lined up to the street, and it went pretty quick as we moved all the school supplies in about an hour”, said Lead…

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Elberton City Council to Hold August Meeting this Evening

August 5, 2013

Not a whole lot on the agenda this evening for the Elberton City Council, as they hold their regular meeting for the month of August later. No ordinances or resolutions are on the docket, but there are several speakers scheduled to appear before council this evening. Speakers will bring forward issues such as the White’s…

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Old Rock Gym in its Finishing touches

August 2, 2013

Progress is slowly but surely being made on the finishing touches at the Old Rock Gym. According to Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas, nearly fifteen items were still on the punch list for the contractor to complete two and a half weeks ago. Since that time, Thomas says that a majority of that work is…

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Annual Back-to-School Teacher Appreciation Breakfast Postponed

August 2, 2013

The new school year is just over a week away, and pre-planning dates are set for Elbert County teachers. For teachers, the school year begins on Monday, August 5th, which is when pre-planning begins. Following pre-planning, teachers will participate in professional learning days on August 8th and 9th. Unfortunately renovations at the Elbert County Comprehensive…

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Firehouse Church to hold “Back to School Bash”

August 2, 2013

Just over a week now before the new school year in Elbert County gets and another community group will be helping students and families out when it comes to school supplies. Tomorrow morning, Firehouse Church will be holding a “Back to School Bash”. Lead Pastor of the Church Jonathon Crider explains what’s going to be…

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  • August 1, 2014 7:30 pmAntioch Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amHomecoming Service
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