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Stop Signs Being Removed at Three Rail Crossings in Elberton

March 6, 2013
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Some slight changes are coming to a few rail road crossings in the city of Elberton. The city approved a new resolution during their regular meeting on Monday to remove stop signs at three rail road crossings in the city where Williams, Willow, and Locklin Streets cross the CSX Rail Line running through town. The…

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Elberton City Council Approves “No Parking Zone” Resolution

March 5, 2013
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Fair week in Elbert County just got a lot safer after the Elberton City Council adopted a resolution to implement a no parking zone along North Oliver Street. The zone will extend for Poplar Springs Road to Clairmont Avenue on the west and from Elmhurst Drive to Clairmont Avenue on the east. Elberton Police Chief…

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Woman Wanted for Fusion Burglaries Arrested

March 5, 2013
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The woman wanted for the December 2012 burglaries of the Fusion Resturant on Elberton’s Downtown Square has been arrested. Arrest warrants were issued on Thursday of last week and according to Elberton Police Investigator Scott Maurnich, 23-year-old Shaquita Nicole Holland was arrested outside of the city’s jurisdiction yesterday afternoon. Maurnich said that the police department…

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ECCHS JROTC Drill Team Impressive at Area Competition

March 5, 2013
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The Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s JROTC Drill Team and Color Guard are coming off an impressive performance at the area drill competition. The team placed second overall at the area event, while taking several first and second place finishes in numerous categories. For the first time in the program’s history, the drill team and…

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City of Washington Looking Forward to Big Weekend Next Month

March 5, 2013
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In about a month from now, the city of Washington, GA is going to be extremely crowded due to a massive weekend of events taking place. On April 5th and 6th the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Spring Tour of Homes event. Chamber Tourism Director Erin Pollack says this is a rare…

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Still Looking Into Church Gun Incident

March 5, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County investigators continue to look into the case of a man who brought a gun to Tate’s Creek Baptist Church that went off accidentally and so far, no charges have been filed. Late last week, Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said investigators are still talking to the…

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Sequester Cuts Impact to be Felt Very Soon

March 4, 2013
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The March 1st deadline to work out a deal prior to the sequester cuts came and went without a deal in place. Georgia State Representative Tom McCall (R-33) said that areas such as Federal Transportation, Title 1 funding, and other education and child grants are going to feel the impacts first. He says the sequester…

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More Details on Suspect Wanted in Fusion Burglaries

March 4, 2013
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More Details on Suspect Wanted in Fusion Burglaries

A suspect has finally been identified for the string of burglaries that took place at the Fusion Restaurant on Elberton’s downtown square. On Thursday, the Elberton Police department issued several warrants for the arrest of 23-year-old Shaquita Nicole Holland. The burglaries occurred in early and mid December of 2012. Investigator Scott Maurnich says that Holland…

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Town of Calhoun Falls Making Progress on Blue Hole Project

March 4, 2013
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More progress has been made on the town of Calhoun Falls Blue Hole Project, as the town has received most of the picnic tables and shelters from other state parks. Economic Development Team member Tuck Hanna said he has been in talks with the South Carolina Parks, Recreation, and Tourism department about some potential grants…

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Elberton City Council to Consider Resolutions This Evening

March 4, 2013
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The Elberton City Council meets this evening for their regular meeting for the month of March. The council will consider a couple of resolutions later this evening, including a resolution to request that the Georgia DOT designated a portion of Highway 77 a “No Parking Zone” with yellow curbing. Also, the council will consider adopting…

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