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Hart County Legion Opening Up Competition to Neighboring Counties

October 28, 2013

The Hart County American Legion is once again gearing up for the American Legion’s national high school oratorical contest coming up in early 2014. But this year, Post 109 is opening up the local competition to students in neighboring counties. American Legion organizer Bob Savage said in years past, many students have come to the…

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Bowman City Council Will Meet Tonight

October 28, 2013

After a cancelled work session this time last week, the Bowman City Council will gather for their regular meeting for the month of October tonight. On the agenda for this evening is for Mayor Pamela Johnson to give an update on where the city of Bowman stands regarding how to handle animal control. The council…

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Elbert County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

October 25, 2013
Elbert County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

It’s going to be life in prison for an Elbert County man after being found guilty by a jury on Trafficking Cocaine charges. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorny Parks White, 51-year-old Willie Maxwell was arrested in October 2012. “It was a road block and license check set up by the Elbert County Sheriff’s…

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set for Tomorrow

October 25, 2013

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal, and community partners are holding a seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26th. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas says prescription drugs left in medicine cabinets can create a public health and safety concern because they are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse,…

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Don’t Forget Rotary Hot Dog Dinner Fundraiser this Evening

October 25, 2013

Don’t forget that this evening the annual Elberton Rotary Club Tailgate Party will take place in anticipation of the Elbert County vs. Hart County football game. The tailgate party features hot dog dinners that will be available for purchase. Included in the meal are two hotdogs, baked beans, chili, coleslaw, chips, a drink, and a…

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Elbert Memorial Welcomes Dr. Allison Venturella Next Week

October 25, 2013

A free educational luncheon is planned to welcome Dr. Allison Venturella from Carolina OB-GYM, who will be opening up a practice in Elberton. Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Nancy Seymour says Dr. Venturella will begin to see patients next week. “She’ll be seeing patients beginning Wednesday, October 30th. She’ll be here on Wednesday from…

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EMH Authority Board Positions Approved

October 25, 2013

Two expiring terms have officially been filled on the Elbert Memorial Hospital’s authority board. Taking over Don Fortson’s expiring six year term will be Scott Wilson. The other expiring six year term will be served by Daniel Graves, who takes over for Mr. Bob Hardy, who stepped down earlier this year. Also, the officers for…

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Elbert Memorial Seeking Medical Service Agreements with AnMed Health

October 24, 2013

The Elbert Memorial Hospital is looking to incorporate more medical services from AnMed Health. One proposal is for AnMed to provide anesthesia services. Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough said AnMed offered a very competitive proposal compared to what the hospital currently has in place, which is a flat monthly fee for services. “They also give…

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Annual Rotary Hot Dog Dinner Slated for Tomorrow Evening

October 24, 2013

The annual Elberton Rotary Club Tailgate Party will be held this Friday evening in anticipation of the Elbert County vs. Hart County football game. Sue Cone, with the Elberton Rotary Club, explains why the event is held before each rivalry game. “People can come by before they go to the game and pick up their…

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Hart Co. Sheriff Seeks Publics Help to Stop Spree of Burglaries

October 24, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County authorities are asking for the public’s help to find and arrest the suspect or suspects responsible for a string of burglaries over the past two weeks. The five burglaries took place from October 8th through October 19th in all parts of the county, according to Hart…

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