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Special Veterans Day Ceremony set for this Morning at ECCHS

November 11, 2013

Today is the day we salute the brave men and women who have served our country in past wars, and who currently serve, no matter what branch of the armed forces they are in. Each year a special ceremony is held in the Elbert County High School gym for veterans in all five branches of…

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Board of Education Holds Work Session this Evening

November 11, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education holds a work session later this evening in anticipation of their November regular meeting. Expected to be discussed this evening is the Board of Education’s role in an intergovernmental contract regarding the old Hawes Center property located off of Mill Street. The board will also discuss Phase II renovations…

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Elbert County EMS in Process of Changing Patient Transportation Policy

November 8, 2013

A change is in the works by the Elbert County EMS Department about how to deal with patient transportation. The new policy that is being discussed will address some issues with patient transport; more notably it will focus solely on prevent abuse of the services offered by Elbert County EMS. According to Elbert County EMS…

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Bowman Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Wednesday Traffic Stop

November 8, 2013

A Wednesday afternoon traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Bowman man. According to the incident report, the traffic stop was conducted on Thirteen Forks Road just inside of Hart County just after 4:00pm. Further investigation led deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office to find a substance called Methadone. As a result, 35-year-old…

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Elberton Police Dept. Police Explorer Program Meets next Thursday

November 8, 2013

Elbert County youth that are still interested in participating in the Elberton Police Department’s Police Explorer program, still have time to sign up. The first Explorer meeting is scheduled for Thursday November 14th at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at Elberton City Hall. Sergeant Macon Clark is heading up the program this year, and…

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Hart Co. Elementary Students Out of School Today Courtesy of Bat Infestation

November 8, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Students at Hartwell Elementary School have the day off due to some unusual circumstances. According to school officials, bats are nesting in a corner crawl space at one end of the school building. Hart County Assistant School Superintendent Kathy Leard said school officials met with concerned parents students…

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Veteran’s Day Ceremony at ECCHS Requests Presence of Elbert Co. Veterans

November 8, 2013

A reminder to Elbert County veterans, as the Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s JROTC program is requesting your presence at their annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony. Each year a special ceremony is held in the Elbert County High School gym for veterans in all five branches of the United States Armed Forces. The ceremony will be…

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Elbert County Officially Accepted into Keep America Beautiful Organization

November 7, 2013

Its official, Keep Elbert County Beautiful is now an affiliate of the Keep America Beautiful organization. Keep America Beautiful COO Becky Lyons on Elberton’s acceptance into the program said, “As part of our Keep America Beautiful Network, Elberton has pledged to act as a catalyst for positive community change, with the goal of improving the…

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Food Price Inflation Forecasts Show Its Cheaper to Eat at Home

November 7, 2013

The latest food price inflation forecast reveal what many people find to be true, and that is its cheaper to eat at home as opposed to going out. According to United States Department of Agriculture Economist Ricky Volpe, the average inflation for food at home in 2013 is one to two percent, compared to two…

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Hartwell Will Have a New Mayor After Tuesday’s Election

November 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The big race in Hart County was in the City of Hartwell, where voters ousted in incumbent mayor Jennifer Scott after just one term. Former County Commissioner Brandon Johnson stepped over three other challengers to take the mayor’s seat with a vote of 395. Scott received the fewest votes…

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