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Elberton City Council to Hold August Meeting this Evening

August 5, 2013

Not a whole lot on the agenda this evening for the Elberton City Council, as they hold their regular meeting for the month of August later. No ordinances or resolutions are on the docket, but there are several speakers scheduled to appear before council this evening. Speakers will bring forward issues such as the White’s…

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Old Rock Gym in its Finishing touches

August 2, 2013

Progress is slowly but surely being made on the finishing touches at the Old Rock Gym. According to Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas, nearly fifteen items were still on the punch list for the contractor to complete two and a half weeks ago. Since that time, Thomas says that a majority of that work is…

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Annual Back-to-School Teacher Appreciation Breakfast Postponed

August 2, 2013

The new school year is just over a week away, and pre-planning dates are set for Elbert County teachers. For teachers, the school year begins on Monday, August 5th, which is when pre-planning begins. Following pre-planning, teachers will participate in professional learning days on August 8th and 9th. Unfortunately renovations at the Elbert County Comprehensive…

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Firehouse Church to hold “Back to School Bash”

August 2, 2013

Just over a week now before the new school year in Elbert County gets and another community group will be helping students and families out when it comes to school supplies. Tomorrow morning, Firehouse Church will be holding a “Back to School Bash”. Lead Pastor of the Church Jonathon Crider explains what’s going to be…

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Franklin Co. Commission at Odds over Attorney Fees

August 2, 2013

By: MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County commissioners are at odds over whether to reduce the fee paid to the county attorney. At their work session Tuesday night, commission board chair Thomas Bridges said he believes the county is paying attorney Bubba Samuels too much for his services. “In talking to county commissioners…

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First Phase of ECCHS Renovations Getting Ready to Wrap Up

August 1, 2013

Diligent work continues on the campus of Elbert County Comprehensive High School, as contractors are putting the finishing touches on the first round of renovations. According to Elbert County Superintendent Chuck Bell, everything is on track for August 12th’s return of students to the school. Bell is expecting the renovations to have a very positive…

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5th Grade Orientation Takes Place this Evening at ECMS

August 1, 2013

A big evening is in the works for former elementary school students who will be making the transition to the Elbert County Middle School. 5th grade orientation is scheduled for this evening, where upcoming fifth graders and their parents will get an idea of what to expect this upcoming school year. “We’ll go over things…

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Last Chance to Register at Mountain Education Center’s Bowman Location

August 1, 2013

Today is the final day of open registration at the newly opened Mountain Education Center in Bowman, Georgia. Registration is for anyone between the age of fifteen and twenty-one that would like to work towards getting your high school diploma. There is no cost to register. Those planning to register today can do so between…

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“Grow Your Industry” Event Postponed

August 1, 2013

All stop on the upcoming Grow Your Industry event hosted by the Joint Development Authority of Northeast Georgia. Originally scheduled to take place tomorrow morning, the event is being postponed until further notice. The purpose of the event was to provide businesses and manufacturers with vital information to help them expand in their respective fields.…

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City of Royston Set to Hold Reginal Seminar on Economic Opportunity Zones

August 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Royston and the Downtown Development Authority are hosting a morning seminar next week for businesses to learn how to take advantage of the Department of Community Affair’s Economic Opportunity Zone Status. This past spring, Royston received the status from the State, which offers tax incentives…

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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