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Toccoa’s Withdrawl of Support on Inter-County Water Project Should have No Impact

May 31, 2013

Everything is moving along nicely for the joint water venture for Elbert and surrounding counties. Back on April 30th, a grant application was submitted to the state to get funding for the counties to hook up water systems. The effort involves Elbert, Oglethorpe, Franklin, and Madison counties, as well as the city of Elberton. Elbert…

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Elberton Police Dept. Looking Into String of Vandalism Cases

May 31, 2013

Elberton Police Investigators are looking into a string of vandalism cases that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Around 3:00am that morning, Investigator Major Mike Seymour, said four young black males began their vandalism spree in the Edwards Street area. He says they eventually worked their way to behind the Elberton post office.…

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5th Annual TJ and Friends Golf Tourney Scheduled for Tomorrow

May 31, 2013

The 5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation golf tournament takes place tomorrow morning at the Elberton Country Club. The tournament format will be a two-man Texas Lauderdale, and the entry fee per team is $110. You can still sign up for the tournament and TJ and Friends Foundation Member Blake Thompson, main organizer of the…

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Two American Red Cross Blood Drives to take place in Athens, GA

May 31, 2013

The summertime months are always the hardest for blood banks to keep their reserves in good condition, and the American Red Cross is stepping up its efforts in doing so to start off the month of June. On June 4th the American Red Cross will hold two blood drives in the Athens, Georgia area. The…

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Hart County Probate Judge Reprimanded by G.J.Q.C.

May 31, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith has been reprimanded by the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission. In a ruling issued late last week, the Commission said it had received complaints from citizens in Hart County regarding Smith’s involvement in his son’s campaign for the Magistrate Judge seat in March.…

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Elbert County Loads up Trailer Full of Items for Moore, Oklahoma

May 30, 2013

The northeast Georgia area has showed amazing support for the victims of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado disaster. As was the case in other counties, Elbert County stepped up and started an effort to raise money and donate key necessities to victims. Susie Turner Bell with Turner Motor Company was the key organizer of the drive…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Continues to Urge Caution When Dealing with Suspicious Phone Calls

May 30, 2013

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office continues to warn Elbert and surrounding county residents to be wary of scams. In one particular scam, which has become more and more common over the last few weeks, is a call from someone claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House; who has either claimed that someone has won a…

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1st Leg of MainStreet Elberton Summer Concert Series Goes Well

May 30, 2013
1st Leg of MainStreet Elberton Summer Concert Series Goes Well

The Main Street Elberton Summer Concert Series got off to a great start late last week. Clay Page and his Band kicked off the series before a crowed of close to a hundred people on McIntosh Street. Page said that he and his band really enjoyed the event. “The event went really good, I was…

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Franklin County Shows Support to Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 30, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Businesses and citizens from Franklin County celebrate Memorial Day by giving. Late Friday, an 18-wheeler pulled out of the Carnesville Fire Station carrying over 4,000 lbs of food and supplies destined for tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma. Organized by firefighter Nick Clark, the truck was filled with donations…

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Rep. Doug Collins Releases June Mobile Office Hours

May 30, 2013

Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) has released additional mobile office hours for his Constituent Services Representatives in the month of June. Staffers from his office will meet with constituents in Elbert, Madison, Franklin, and Hart counties. The Elbert County mobile office will be held at the Elbert County Government Complex on Tuesday, June 11th from 1:00pm…

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