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Stolen Motorcycle and Four Wheeler Recovered from Bowman Area

August 26, 2013
Stolen Motorcycle and Four Wheeler Recovered from Bowman Area

An Elbert County man is facing a felony theft by taking charge after being found in possession of two stolen recreational vehicles. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a motorcycle and four wheeler were reported stolen from Bowman, GA around August 18th. He says they received information Thursday on the…

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First Week of Elbert County High School Football Finally Here

August 26, 2013

The week that Elbert County fans have been anticipating for nearly a year is finally here, that is the first week of the high school football season. Elbert County Blue Devil Head Coach Sid Fritts says his team is ready to forget last season. “You can see their urgency and their desire to put everything…

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Arrest Made Nearly Four Months After Warrants Taken Out

August 26, 2013
Arrest Made Nearly Four Months After Warrants Taken Out

After nearly four months, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the case of a stolen 2000 year model Kawasaki motorcycle. In April of this year, warrants were taken out for the arrest of 42-year-old Jerry Kent Willis of a Floyd Road address, but according to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, Willis…

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American Red Cross Holding Third and Final Blood Drive in EC Tomorrow

August 26, 2013

The third and final blood drive planned for the month of August in Elbert County takes place tomorrow. The American Red Cross is back in town looking to bolster their blood supply numbers after a summer shortage. “This summer we did run into a shortage, and we are still climbing our way out of that,…

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Bowman City Council to Meet this Evening

August 26, 2013

Today being the fourth Monday of the month, that means the Bowman City Council will be meeting later this evening. This will be the first time the council has met since its July regular meeting when the issue of the three vetoes made by Bowman Mayor Pamela Johnson was questioned by the council. Location for…

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Two Elbert Residents Arrested After Execution of a Probation Warrant

August 23, 2013

An Elbert County couple remains behind bars this morning after being arrested earlier this week on drug related charges. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a probation warrant was being served for 28-year-old Joseph Eric Carey at a West Hendricks Street Address. Scarborough says that Carey was found hiding at…

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Elbert County Administrator Comments on Highway 17 Inclusion into Freight Corridor

August 23, 2013

The pipe dream of having State Route 17 become a four lane highway from I-85 to I-20 is one step closer to reality. Recently, the Georgia State Board of Transportation voted to adopt Georgia’s official Freight Corridor Network. Five of the included roads are in the northeast Georgia area, with State Route 17 being included…

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Last Day for Auditions for Final Show of Elbert Theatre Coming Up Tomorrow

August 23, 2013

Encore Productions at the Elbert Theatre is set to hold its final day of auditions for the final show of the 2013 Theatre Season, A Christmas Pudding beginning tomorrow morning. 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.…

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Gainesville Man Facing Charges in Stephens and Franklin County After High Speed Chase

August 23, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A disgruntled former employee at a Toccoa car dealership finds himself in jail facing multiple charges after a high-speed chase late Tuesday night that ended in Lavonia. It happened about 11p Tuesday night and according to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, and began with an alleged auto theft…

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Collins Set to Tour Athens Tech and Hold Job Roundtable

August 23, 2013

Representative Doug Collins is set to host three different 9th District job creation and workforce development events. Collins announced that he will spend part of his August District Work Period touring Ninth District technical colleges. During these tours Collins will host roundtable discussion on job creation and workforce development with school leadership, students, and industries…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • 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
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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