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Blue Devils Play Spoiler to #3 Ranked Morgan County

January 28, 2013
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Yet another highly anticipated match-up between the Blue Devils and Bulldogs of Morgan County, and just like the 71-68 thriller in the Inferno, in which Morgan County broke Elbert’s hearts, this game did not disappoint either. The entire game was an intense battle, Elbert trailed very early in the contest 2-1 with about seven minutes…

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Elbert County Lady Devils Demolish Lady Bulldogs of Morgan County

January 28, 2013
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In lieu of wintry weather Friday night, the Friday match-up scheduled against Franklin County was pushed back to this coming Saturday, February 2nd. With that taken care of, the focus of the Blue Devil basketball team shifted to Morgan County. The varsity girls took the floor first taking on a depleted Morgan County girl’s team,…

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Anderson County Council Chair on Michelin Expansion

January 28, 2013
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Michelin North America announced on Thursday, a 200 million dollar major expansion of its Starr, S.C., manufacturing plant. The company expects the investment to create more than 100 new jobs. Anderson County Council Chairman Francis Crowder said the future could hold even more positive news like this. “They also stated that there were future plans…

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins Next Monday

January 28, 2013
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February 4th, which is next Monday, will mark the beginning of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Elbert County and the State of Georgia as well. Elbert County EMA Director Chuck Almond details the purpose of the awareness week. “We like to bring attention to different weather patterns that we see in the spring time and…

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Hart County Board of Commissioners Working on Whitworth Labor Issue

January 28, 2013
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Whitworth Detention Center is transitioning from an all male detention center to an all female prison. The transition began this week. Hart County Administrator Jon Caime said Wednesday, the cost to the county to replace the male prison workers with full-time employees would be about $350,000. “The net…

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9th Congressional District Representative Collins in Elbert County

January 28, 2013
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Georgia’s 9th Congressional District Congressman Doug Collins begins his first full district work week today in Elbert County. His work week will last until February 1st, and during that time Congressman Collins will participate in local community meetings, small business roundtables, and will visit numerous businesses in the 9th District. In Elbert County, the congressman…

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Pair of Local Meetings in Elbert County Tonight

January 28, 2013
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Two local meetings are scheduled to take place this evening in Elbert County. The Elbert County Board of Education will hold their regular monthly meeting beginning at 5:30pm in the board of education meeting room located off of Laurel Drive. Then, later in the evening, the Bowman City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting…

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School Closings – Friday

January 25, 2013
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UPDATED 1:08pm 1/25/2013 There are a few school closings in our area. The Franklin, Hart, and Stephens County school systems have announced that they will not operate today. Also just announced, Elbert County Schools will be closing early at 2:00pm. Madison County has also announced they will be closing schools early. Madison County Elementary will…

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Elbert County Until 11:00pm

January 25, 2013
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Issued at: 10:52 am EST on January 25, 2013, expires at: 11:00 PM EST on January 25, 2013 Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect until 11 PM EST this evening. The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain, which is in effect until 11 PM EST this…

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Local School Sporting Events Cancelled for This Evening

January 25, 2013
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The Elbert County High School wrestling match against Franklin County in the Inferno that was scheduled for this evening has been cancelled. No word yet on when the match will be rescheduled.   Also, in basketball related news. The Elbert County Blue Devil Basketball match up against Franklin County in Carnesville, GA that was scheduled…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
  • April 20, 2014 10:00 amAnnual Easter Program
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