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Dilapidated Housing Continues to be a Concern for Elberton Residents

October 8, 2013

Dilapidated housing continues to be a concern for members of the Elberton Westside Neighborhood Watch. Addressing the Elberton City Council yesterday evening on behalf of the group, Mr. Mac Geter shared concerns about a couple of buildings in disrepair in the area. City Attorney Chris Phelps gave an update to Mr. Geter on where the…

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Early Voting for Municipal Elections Now Under a Week Away

October 8, 2013

Early voting takes place in just under a week for the local municipal elections taking place in Elbert County. Elbert County Probate Judge Stephanie Hewell explains what early voters in the respective cities can expect when that time arrives. “You have to be sure you are registered in that municipality, but you will have to…

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Blue Devils Snag First Set of Back-to-Back Wins this Season

October 7, 2013

The Blue Devils continue to roll in region play, improving to a 2-0 record against region opponents thus far. Hosting the Oconee County Warriors Friday evening, the Blue Devils had high expectations, looking to build some momentum after the prior week’s drumming of East Jackson. The Blue Devils jumped out to quick 10-0 lead early…

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Elberton PD Making Public Aware of Parking Changes for Fair this Year

October 7, 2013

The Elbert 12-County Fair gets underway later today, and the Elberton Police Department is reminding fair goers this year about some changes that have been made, most notably with the parking situation. Special Operations Officer Macon Clark with the Elberton Police Department says the Georgia Department of Transportation has made the area on North Oliver…

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Final Day to Register to Vote for 2013 Municipal Elections

October 7, 2013

The registration deadline has arrived for Bowman and Elberton residents interested in voting in the upcoming municipal elections to register to vote. Voters have to be registered by 5:00pm this evening. Those wanting to register can go to the Elbert County Registrar’s Office located inside of the Elbert County Government Complex, right beside the Probate…

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Georgia Dept. of Labor Not Affected by Partial Government Shutdown

October 7, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Georgia Department of Labor says those collecting unemployment benefits will continue to receive their checks during the federal government shutdown. Department of Labor Spokesman Sam Hall said last week, the federal government shutdown is expected to have limited impact on the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) ability…

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Elberton City Council Meets this Evening

October 7, 2013

A smooth meeting should be in the works this evening for the Elberton City Council. The main items on the agenda this evening for the council’s regular monthly meeting is a pair of speakers, who have requested to come before council. Up first on the agenda is Mart Clamp, who is speaking in regard to…

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Congressman Doug Collins on Efforts Being Made to Get the Government Fully Operational

October 4, 2013

The hot topic this week has been the partial government shutdown and its impact a variety of services that are provided by the government. Congressman Doug Collins (GA-9) told WSGC news that the U.S. House of Representatives have passed several pieces of legislation to help get the government back up and running, but he says…

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Semi-Finalists Set for Annual Elberton Idol Competition

October 4, 2013

The stage is set for the Elberton Idol Semi-Finals after yesterday’s preliminary rounds at the Elbert Theatre. In the Junior Competition, the six finalists are, in no particular order:   Westly Martin Jamee Floyd Emily Darling Cheyanne Shifflet Lexie Partain Caleigh Hayes And in the Senior Competition, the six finalists are, again in no particular…

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ECCHS Raider Team Hosts Raider Competition Saturday Morning

October 4, 2013

No reason to be alarmed this weekend when hundreds of JROTC students from across the state invade the campus of the Elbert County Comprehensive High School. Starting bright and early tomorrow morning the Elbert County JROTC program will host their yearly raider team competition. Elbert County Raider Team Instructor Master Sergeant Al Homer says there…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • 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
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