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Burglaries Continue to be a Concerning Heading into the Christmas Holidays

December 3, 2013

The holiday season has arrived in full force, as Thanksgiving is already in the rearview mirror, and with the arrival of this time of year, that typically begins a period of increased thefts due to holiday shopping In Elbert County, Sheriff Melvin Andrews says his office has seen a significant increase in the amount of…

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Final Show of the 2013 Elbert Theatre Season Debuts this Weekend

December 3, 2013

The final show of the 2013 Encore Productions season at the Elbert Theatre begins its first performances this weekend. Capping off the season will be the show 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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Another Blood Drive Coming up in Elbert County

December 3, 2013

Those who are having a difficult time trying to figure out how to give this holiday season can now stop worrying so much. The American Red Cross will be back in the city of Elberton on Monday December 9th looking for blood donors. According to American Red Cross Donor Recruitment Manager Janet Jarrett, those who…

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A Successful Candlelight Shop Night Despite Horrible Weather

December 2, 2013

We are just under a week removed from Main Street Elberton’s annual Candlelight Shopping Event. Taking place last Tuesday, the event was plagued with cold, rainy weather, which is the opposite of what the organizers of the event were hoping for. However, despite the weather, Director of Community Affairs for the City of Elberton Tiffany…

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Vendor Applications Still Being Accepted for Weekend Christmas Parade in Bowman

December 2, 2013

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now the focus for the Bowman Special Events Committee has zeroed in on one of Elbert County’s three different Christmas parades. The city of Bowman will hold their annual Christmas parade on Saturday December 7th, and will also be holding their 3rd edition of the Bowman Christmas Bazaar on…

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Elberton City Council Meets for Final Time in 2013 Later this Evening

December 2, 2013

It’s going to be an interesting meeting tonight for the Elberton City Council, as the council gathers for its final meeting in the 2013 calendar year. Kicking off tonight’s agenda will be a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments from the businesses in violation of the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of October and November.…

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Blood Pressures Being Screened Today at Elberton Housing Authority

December 2, 2013

Don’t forget that today there will be a special event taking place at the Elberton Housing Authority. Rodney Willis, a paramedic with Madison and Elbert Counties will be screening blood pressures at the Elberton Housing Authority from 10:00am until 1:00pm this afternoon. All Elbert County residents are welcome to attend the free screening, but the…

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2nd Annual Women’s Business Expo Coming Up on Friday

December 2, 2013

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will present its second annual Women’s Business Expo on Friday, December 6 at the Athens SBDC. 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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Two People Facing Drug Charges

November 28, 2013

Two people are facing drug charges after a knock and talk was conducted at a Quill Road residence. Deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office made contact with several residents inside the home. Further investigation by deputies and a look inside the residence; led to the arrest 20-year-old Tyler Streetman of Nicholson, GA and 21-year-old…

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Elbert County Police Chief encourages Safe Travel

November 28, 2013

The Thanksgiving Day travel period is one, if not the most, busiest travel timeframes of the year. According to Georgia DOT District Engineer Bayne Smith, there are about three thousand accidents on Georgia roads each year during the Thanksgiving Day travel period. Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh says his department is going to be out…

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