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Mack’s Funeral Home Officially Open for Business

August 20, 2013

Elberton’s newest funeral home is now officially open for business. Darrin Rucker, with Mack’s Funeral Home, says they have actually been open since last Tuesday. “It was a project that was put together last year. Finally everything came together. Mack’s Funeral Home Elberton Chapel was given a new establishment number from the secretary of state…

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EC Commision Set to Hold Second Public Information Meeting

August 20, 2013

The second meeting in a lengthy series of public information gatherings will be held this evening. Earlier this month, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners announced and revealed a schedule of eight public information meetings. The meetings are designed to inform residents of activities in their area and an opportunity to ask any questions about…

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Elbert County Man Facing Two Felony Charges After Strange Incident Wednesday Morning

August 19, 2013
Elbert County Man Facing Two Felony Charges After Strange Incident Wednesday Morning

An Elbert County man is facing a pair of felony charges after being arrested in the early morning hours on Wednesday. Officers with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 6:00am Wednesday morning from an Elbert County business about a suspicious person. When deputies arrived on scene they noticed a man asleep beside…

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Georgia Dept. of Education on School Nutrition

August 19, 2013

The new school year is still fresh in Elbert County and surrounding areas, and one thing that is a key part of school is school breakfast and lunch. New federal guidelines for school nutrition have been in place for a while now, and many schools are now beginning to conform to those new guidelines. Sarah…

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Auditions for Final Show of 2013 Theatre Season Set for This Week

August 19, 2013

Encore Productions at the Elbert Theatre is set to hold auditions for the final show of the 2013 Theatre Season, A Christmas Pudding. Those wishing to audition for this holiday themed play with music, should come prepared to read from the script and/or sing for Director Ray Stowers. Auditions will be held today at tomorrow…

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New Hunting Guide Available from Georgia DNR

August 19, 2013
New Hunting Guide Available from Georgia DNR

The 2013-2014 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Georgia DNR Spokesperson Melissa Cummings explains what information hunters can find in the guide this year. “We want to get people ready and get them this new information so they…

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Hart Co. Receives Grant from DCA

August 19, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County will receive $500,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs as part of a $37.4 million dollars in Community Development Block Grant Award package announced recently. The Hart County Water and Sewer Authority plans to use the money to extend water service to the Nancy Hart…

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EC School Board Meets this Evening for Regular Meeting

August 19, 2013

A fairly routine meeting is on the books for this evening for the Elbert County Board of Education. The main item on the agenda this evening is for the school board to move forward with the adoption of a new concussion policy for the Elbert County School System. The new policy would mostly impact football,…

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Elberton Water Should be Cleared Up by the End of the Weekend

August 16, 2013

Concerned residents of the city of Elberton can rest easy now, as issues with the city’s water color are being filtered out. According to Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn, the problem surfaced earlier this week on Tuesday. “Upon investigation the cause has been determined to be a high level of mineral content, and we made…

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Spots Still Open for September’s Granite City Cook-Off

August 16, 2013

It’s just under a month away now for the annual Granite City Cook-Off on the downtown square in Elberton. According to the Assistant Director of Community Affairs for Elberton Tiffany Gibbons, about half of the twenty competition spots have been filled. She says they are still taking applications for the event, and that the cost…

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