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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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Christmas Comes Early for Madison County Residents

December 10, 2012
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Christmas Comes Early for Madison County Residents

On Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation presented the people of Madison County with an early Christmas gift in the form of funds for county roads through the Local Maintenance and Improvements Grant (LMIG) program. On behalf of the State Transportation Board, Georgia DOT Staff presented a check for $543,713.92 to Madison County Commissioners as…

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An Interesting Way to Prevent Chickens from Getting Sick

December 10, 2012
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With the flu season here, many people focus on how to prevent getting sick themselves, but Poultry Producer Andy Schneider says that poultry owners may not be aware of ways to prevent their animals from getting sick. Schneider says they really want to educate the small time chicken owner of ways to prevent disease. “I…

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Public Hearing and Regular Meeting for EC Commissioners Tonight

December 10, 2012
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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their final regular meeting of the 2012 calendar year later this evening. Prior to the meeting, the commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:00pm. The purpose of the hearing is for the discussion of various zoning cases that have been brought before the Elbert County Planning…

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EC School Board Work Session Tonight

December 10, 2012
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This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will hold a work session in anticipation of their regular monthly meeting coming up on next Monday. Three speakers are expected to give presentations this evening. They include Anne Grace from the Elbert County Library, Mary Ann Martin from Educational Resource Inc., and Pam Harris who is…

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Elbert County JROTC Fundraiser Winners Revealed

December 7, 2012
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The winners are in for the Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s JROTC Raider Team fundraiser. The fundraiser is a raffle, in which there will be three winners. The grand prize is a fifty foot slab of granite, which is valued at $3,500 and is available in three different colors; it can be used in any…

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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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