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Georgia on Track for a Normal Winter

December 3, 2012
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Georgia on Track for a Normal Winter

This past Thursday, Warning Coordination Meteorologist Tony Sturey was on hand to deliver the 2012-2013 Winter Weather Outlook. Sturey said that when water temperatures are colder in the Pacific Ocean (La Nina), that our area will experience a warmer and dryer than usual winter. The opposite is true if the temperatures are warmer. If the…

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Second “Shop Washington-Wilkes” Day Scheduled for Saturday

December 3, 2012
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The City of Washington is getting prepped for their second “Shop Washington-Wilkes” Day of the year, which will be held this Saturday, December 8th. Jenny Clarke, who is the Executive Director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, said it is a mutually beneficial day for Washington merchants and residents as well. “Its just a day…

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Elberton City Council Holds Final 2012 Meeting This Evening

December 3, 2012
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This evening the Elberton City Council will hold their final regular meeting of the 2012 calendar year. More talk is expected to take place in regards to the old Stevens School property, as Mr. Chip Rousey has requested to speak on behalf of the Northside Neighborhood Watch about the property. The council will also consider…

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Georgia DOT Announces Work in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties

December 3, 2012
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Georgia DOT Announces Work in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces its maintenance plans for this week in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties. In Elbert County, crews will patch damaged asphalt on State Route 320. The work will require a lane closure to complete. On State Routes 172 and 72, there will be crews cleaning and hand sweeping. In Hart…

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Two Hart County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges in Elberton

November 30, 2012
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Two Hart County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges in Elberton

Two individuals were arrested Monday afternoon on drug related charges by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that surveillance was being conducted on an individual after an investigation into the distribution of controlled substances. Investigators observed the suspect engage in what appeared to be a drug transaction in a parking…

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Zumba for Sydney Benefit Tonight at the Elberton Elks Lodge

November 30, 2012
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Zumba for Sydney Benefit Tonight at the Elberton Elks Lodge

The Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Wellness Center is hosting another beneficiary Zumbathon event, this time it is for Sydney Vickery and her family. Back in late August, Sydney was diagnosed with Anti- NMDA Receptor Encephalitis, which is an auto-immune disease. Kellyn Willis, a Zumba instructor with the Wellness Center said they will be able to accommodate…

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Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

November 30, 2012
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Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

Yesterday afternoon Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a Bowman man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday at the Royal Foods Store. The suspect, 27 year old Brandon G. Langston of an Adams Circle residence, was arrested after a search warrant was executed at the residence.…

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Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

November 30, 2012
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Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

Opening night for Encore Productions’ final show of the year is tonight! The show is a comedy called The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is set in the 1930’s and is based on real-life celebrities of that time period. The play is directed by Toni King. Tickets for the event are ten dollars in…

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Bowman Christmas Festivities Get Started Tomorrow Morning

November 30, 2012
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The City of Bowman’s annual Christmas Parade and Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, December 1st. According to Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons, there will be around twenty-five vendors in attendance for the Christmas Bazaar. The Bazaar will begin at 10:00am and will run up until 4:00pm; the parade starts at 2:00pm. This year’s…

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“Iron Man” Suspect Arrested in Connection With Bowman Robbery

November 29, 2012
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Marvel Superhero “Iron Man” plays the role of the villain in an armed robbery attempt in Bowman. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 27th at the Royal Foods Store in Bowman, Georgia. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that a…

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  • 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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