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Great Debut for First Ever Granite Capital Classic Disc Golf Tournament

April 1, 2014

Despite some rainy weather, the inaugural Granite Capital Classic disc golf tournament was a huge success. According to Assistant Tournament Director Jim Corder, a full field of nearly ninety players participating in the tournament which was held at the course at Richard B. Russell State Park and here in Elberton at the course located at…

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Lots of Taxpayer Money from 2010 Being Left on the Table

April 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Refunds totaling almost $760 million may be waiting for an estimated 918-thousand taxpayers nationwide, who did not file a federal income tax return for 2010. In Georgia, over $28 million in unclaimed refunds awaits nearly 23,000 individuals. However, to collect the money, a return for 2010 must be…

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Audition Dates for Elbert Theatre’s Next Show in 2014

April 1, 2014
Audition Dates for Elbert Theatre’s Next Show in 2014

Encore Productions has announced audition dates for its next production of the 2014 Elbert Theatre season. Monday, April 21st and Tuesday April 22nd are the audition days for the next Encore Productions show Who’s On First?, which is directed by David Bennett. Not to be confused with the famous Abbott and Costello skit, this show…

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Willie Bell Daniels

March 31, 2014

Willie Bell Daniel age 53 of Anderson, SC formally Hartwell, GA passed March 27, 2014. Funeral service, 2p.m. Wednesday April 2nd at St. Paul C.M.E. Church Cemetery, Hartwell, GA. Miss Daniel will be placed in the church Wednesday at 1 p.m. until hour of service. Survivors include her sons, Calvin Daniel, Timothy Heard, Bryan Heard;…

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Tough Decisions Coming Up for Elbert Memorial Hospital

March 31, 2014

It’s no secret that Elbert Memorial Hospital is struggling financially, and some tough decisions are on the horizon for the hospital. That was the sentiment from Hospital Authority Chairman Jim Lloyd at the authority board’s meeting last week. In attendance at that meeting was Elbert County Commission Chair Tommy Lyon, who was asked by Lloyd…

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Hearing on District 3 Board of Education Candidacy set for Thursday

March 31, 2014

Controversy surrounds the upcoming race for District 3’s seat on the Elbert County Board of Education, as a hearing is coming up this week regarding the legitimacy of one of the candidates running in the election. Mrs. PJO Phelps says Mr. Donald Wayne Ward’s candidacy is being challenged on two different grounds, the first is…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful Clean-Up Event Coming up Next Weekend

March 31, 2014

In just a tad over two weeks, the Keep Elbert County Beautiful (KECB) branch will participate in the “The Great American Cleanup”. The goal during the clean up will be to pick all litter up at all of the county’s public boat ramps that are not located in the State Parks. All interested people, civic…

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Voter Registration Deadline for May Primaries Just Over Three Weeks Away

March 31, 2014

It is the final day in March, which means that the deadline to register to be able to vote in the upcoming May primary is quickly approaching. Election Day for the May primary is set for May 20th. The voter registration deadline to be able to vote in the primary is just over three weeks…

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Bridge Milestone in Toccoa Today

March 31, 2014

It’s milestone Monday in Toccoa, Georgia today. The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a project milestone is scheduled for today, which is assuming the weather cooperates. The first six pre-stressed concrete bridge beams that will become the new SR 17 Bridge over Eastanollee Creek will be set. Each bridge beam is custom made like a…

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Rodney Stovall

March 28, 2014

Mr. Rodney James Stovall, 46, of S. McIntosh Street, Elberton passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Stovall was born in Elbert County on November 18, 1967 to James William “Jim” Stovall and the late Andrena Johnson “Ann” Stovall. He was self-employed and attended St. Albans Episcopal Church. Left to cherish…

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