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Make-Up Date Announced for Bowman Parking for the Park Car Show

June 3, 2013

The official make up date for the annual Bowman Parking for the Park Cruise-In Car show is set. Next Saturday, June the 15th will be the new date for the car show. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons says that this car show plays a big role in the restoration of the Bowman City Park.…

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Elberton City Council Holds Regular Meeting Tonight

June 3, 2013

It should be all quiet on the Elberton front as the Elberton City Council meets later this evening. In an agenda that is relatively bare, only one ordinance is expected to be placed on second reading and adopted this evening. There are no speakers scheduled to appear before council, and no other big ticket items…

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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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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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