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Elbert County Revists Water System Expansion

March 13, 2013

The county is revisiting a water system expansion for county residents and economic development. The expansion could come on the back of a five county regional agreement. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says Madison County has gotten the ball rolling on this idea. “They want to connect up the five adjoining counties with them”, said…

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Retail Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

March 13, 2013

Retail gas prices continue on a downward path this week and remain below year-ago levels. The market is currently pulled in both directions, with a positive economic outlook based on the recent employment data and bearish fundamentals as oil stockpiles increase. The Labor Department reported an increase in U.S. jobs, putting the jobless rate at…

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County Administrator Updates on Road Improvements in Elbert County

March 12, 2013

The Elbert County government has received its funding from the Georgia Department of Transportation for the 2013 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG). The funding came in the amount of just over four hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and that amount is based off of the highway miles and population in the county. Elbert County…

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Harlem Ambassadors Deliver Good Message Last Night

March 12, 2013

The Harlem Ambassadors were in town last night at the Inferno to take on members of the Elbert County community. Donna Seymour is with the Elberton Kiwanis club, and said there was a better crowd than she expected. “I think it went great, and I think we had a better turnout than I expected with…

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James Gregory Returns to Elberton This Weekend

March 12, 2013

The self proclaimed “funniest man in America” James Gregory makes his return to the city of Elberton this weekend. The show will be held at the Elbert Theatre, and Theatre Director Toni King said it’s a show that is for everyone. “They always like to bill themselves as from 18-80 you will enjoy this show”,…

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EC Commission Approves Chamber Tourism Expenditure Request

March 12, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners met yesterday evening for their regular meeting for the month of March. At the meeting, the commission approved a tourism expenditure request by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce for the upcoming FLW Fishing Tournament. The chamber is expecting anywhere from one hundred to one hundred and fifty different…

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Sneak Preview of Land of Spirit Play Coming Up

March 12, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   In Lavonia, work is well underway for this year’s Land of Spirit play at the Lavonia Cultural Center. The play, entitled, “Under the Magnolias” is being co-written by Lavonia Cultural Center director Logan Davison and Fr. Co. High School Drama Teacher Charity Henry Moon with research by Vivian…

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Harlem Ambassadors in Town This Evening

March 11, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Elberton, Georgia announces that the Harlem Ambassadors will be in town later this evening. The mission of the ambassadors is to deliver a quality basketball show to the audience throughout the United States and internationally as well. The Harlem Ambassadors will play against members from our community in the Inferno at…

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Congressman Collins to Host Firearm Safety Program for 9th District

March 11, 2013

Representative Doug Collins (R-9th) announces he will be holding a firearm safety program for all ninth congressional district constituents. Collins talks about what gave him the idea to hold this program. “What I was finding is that a lot of my friends who own gun and outdoor shops were having record years for gun sales”,…

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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office asks the Public to be on the Lookout

March 11, 2013

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout following an increase in burglaries recently. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says that during the last several weeks, his office has seen an increase in burglaries and thefts from residences, mainly in the southern…

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