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Man Arrested on Search Warrant

May 14, 2013

Authorities in Stephens County say they have arrested one person after serving a search warrant that was connected to a manhunt in Hart County that resulted in two arrests. Hart county authorities arrested 29-year old Brandon Wayne Arnold and 25-year old Heather Elaine Frankum of Seneca, South Carolina after a daylong manhunt Tuesday. According to…

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Development Authority Executive Director Introduced to EC Commission

May 14, 2013

Yesterday evening was the Elbert County Board of Commissioners turn to meet the Development Authority’s new Executive Director. Authority Chairman Jackson McConnell introduced Beth Eavenson to the Commission, and she had a message for the commissioners similar to what she had for the Elberton City Council. “Our community is becoming increasingly competitive thus innovative, and…

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Blood Drive Hosted by American Red Cross Takes Place at the ROC Today

May 13, 2013

The American Red Cross is getting ready to host a blood drive in Elbert County today, along with several other blood drives in the Northeast Georgia area in the future. The summer months is when the American Red Cross has the biggest issues with maintaining a healthy reserve of donor blood, since a sizeable portion…

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Harmony House Celebrates Opening of New Home in Franklin Springs

May 13, 2013

Harmony House celebrated the opening of its new facility at 68 Spring Station Drive with an open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday. Harmony House is a member of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia and serves the five counties that make up the Northern Judicial Circuit. They include Elbert, Franklin, Hart, Madison and Oglethorpe…

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Elbert County Commission Meets for Regular Meeting this Evening

May 13, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are set to move forward with some purchase decisions this evening during the May regular meeting. The commission will discuss once more tractor bids for the Road Department to use, which will be purchased through Airport Grant funds; a purchase is expected to be approved this evening. Also being…

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Georgia DOT Mowing State Routes All this Week

May 13, 2013

We are in the middle of spring and the summer months are not that far off, and the Georgia Department of Transportation is doing its best to keep the roadways safe. Taking place all this week in Elbert and surrounding counties will be routine mowing of the grass on certain state routes. In Elbert County,…

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Elbert County Board of Education Holds Work Session this Evening

May 13, 2013

A laundry list of items is set to be discussed this evening by the Elbert County Board of Education. The board is preparing for its regular meeting which is coming up next Monday with a work session this evening. Expected to be discussed during the work session is the school district’s accreditation, as well as…

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Elbert County Man Faces Intent to Distribute Charges after Traffic Stop

May 10, 2013

An Elbert County man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Thursday. Just after 1:00am that morning, an Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Mineral Springs Road. The deputy noticed signs of a driver possibly under the influence, when asked to exit the vehicle, the…

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Blood Drive Taking Place in Elbert County on Monday

May 10, 2013

The American Red Cross is getting ready to host several blood drives in the Northeast Georgia area, one of which will be taking place in Elbert County. American Red Cross Donor Recruiter Janet Jarrett explains that blood drives like this are vital for what the Red Cross is trying to accomplish. “They are very very…

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5th Annual TJ and Friends Golf Tournament to Kick Off June

May 10, 2013

The 5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation golf tournament will kick off the month of June is grand fashion, assuming our area receives good weather that weekend. The tournament will be a two-man Texas Lauderdale format, and the cost per team to enter is $110. One of the prizes is 100% money back to the…

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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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