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Elberton Pharmacy Burgler Charged

December 12, 2012
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Elberton Pharmacy Burgler Charged

Elberton Police Investigators have found the man responsible for the November 22nd burglary of the Elberton Pharmacy. Police Investigator Scott Maurinch said the suspect gained access to the store by using a brick. “In the processing of the scene, it was determined that the unknown offender at the time had taken a large rock or…

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Last Day of Accepting Gifts for Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade

December 12, 2012
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The City of Elberton is asking the community to help make Christmas dreams come true for underprivileged individual in Georgia. The program is the annual Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade, which Elberton Mayor Larry Guest said has been around since the 1950’s. He says that this is a great opportunity for Elberton residents to make a difference…

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Gas Prices Decrease Slightly, Expected to Hold Steady

December 12, 2012
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Retail gas prices are forecast to decrease throughout the end of the year. Both oil and gas prices dropped last week after the value of the dollar increased to a two-week high. The value of the dollar increased against the euro after the Labor Department announced the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in…

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Georgia DOT Doing Work in Elbert, Madison, and Franklin Counties

December 12, 2012
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The Georgia Department of Transportation also announces work taking place this week in Elbert, Franklin, and Madison counties. Along State Routes 72 and 77 in Elbert County, crews will conduct pipe inspections. In Franklin County, crews will be cleaning and restoring ditches along State Route 327. Pipe inspection will also be occurring in Madison County…

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South Carolina Woman in Custody After High Speed Chase

December 11, 2012
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An Iva, South Carolina woman is in custody after a high speed chase which ran all the way into Anderson County in South Carolina. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said a call came in around 5:50am on Monday about a possible impaired driver. “We got a call that a truck, a white truck was out…

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Elbert County Looking to Get a Jump on Setting Up Drug Court

December 11, 2012
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The Elbert County Superior Court is getting a jump on getting its drug court up and running. During its regular meeting last night, the Elbert County Commission approved a grant from the Accountability Court Funding Committee of over $70,000. The Honorable Judge John Bailey was present during the meeting, and said the money would be…

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Coldwater Road Bridge Closing Temporarily Closed

December 11, 2012
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Elbert County residents who frequently use the Coldwater Road Bridge over Little Coldwater Creek are asked to find alternate routes of travel due to the bridge being temporarily closed. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explains what type of work will be taking place on the bridge. “Part of the problem is that the creek has…

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EC Commissioner Frank Eaves Honored for Service on Commission

December 11, 2012
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Prior to the beginning of last night’s Elbert County Board of Commission meeting, District Three Commissioner Frank Eaves was recognized by Commission Chair Tommy Lyon for his service on the Board of Commissioners. “This is for your dedication and loyal service to the citizens of Elbert County Georgia, as a member of the Elbert County…

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Georgia DOT Continues Work in Lincoln and Wilkes Counties

December 11, 2012
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The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that work will continue this week in Lincoln and Wilkes counties. In Lincoln County, there will be shoulder closures as crews will perform shoulder maintenance to reclaim right of way on State Routes 220 and 79. The same work will be taking place in Wilkes County along State Routes…

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Santa’s Elves Help Out Washington Residents

December 10, 2012
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A new Christmas holiday tradition is underway this year in Washington, Georgia; called ‘Santa’s Elf Shoppers’. Executive Director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Jenny Clarke says that Santa’s Elves are out trying to find the best local deals for residents. “The story is that Santa’s Elves have been in Washington-Wilkes shopping around during all…

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  • April 18, 2014Transfer Station Closed
  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
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