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County Government Working Diligently to Balance Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

June 3, 2013

With the month of June here already, that means it is time for local governing bodies to buckle down and prepare their respective budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. Fiscal year 2014 begins on July 1st, 2013; and Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says they have been working on the budget for the last several…

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Investigation Continues on Vandalism Cases in Elberton

June 3, 2013

Elberton Police Investigators are continuing to look into a string of vandalism cases that occurred early last week. Around 3:00am last Tuesday morning, Investigator Major Mike Seymour, said four young black males began their vandalism spree in the Edwards Street area, and eventually worked their way behind the Elberton post office. According to Seymour one…

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Elbert County Government Expected to Finish FY 2013 Under Budget

June 3, 2013

While working towards achieving a balanced Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, the Elbert County government is trying to finish out FY 13 under budget. County Administrator Bob Thomas says that according to several different projections by County Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts, that the county should indeed come in under budget once again. He says if…

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Make-Up Date Announced for Bowman Parking for the Park Car Show

June 3, 2013

The official make up date for the annual Bowman Parking for the Park Cruise-In Car show is set. Next Saturday, June the 15th will be the new date for the car show. Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons says that this car show plays a big role in the restoration of the Bowman City Park.…

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Elberton City Council Holds Regular Meeting Tonight

June 3, 2013

It should be all quiet on the Elberton front as the Elberton City Council meets later this evening. In an agenda that is relatively bare, only one ordinance is expected to be placed on second reading and adopted this evening. There are no speakers scheduled to appear before council, and no other big ticket items…

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Toccoa’s Withdrawl of Support on Inter-County Water Project Should have No Impact

May 31, 2013

Everything is moving along nicely for the joint water venture for Elbert and surrounding counties. Back on April 30th, a grant application was submitted to the state to get funding for the counties to hook up water systems. The effort involves Elbert, Oglethorpe, Franklin, and Madison counties, as well as the city of Elberton. Elbert…

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Elberton Police Dept. Looking Into String of Vandalism Cases

May 31, 2013

Elberton Police Investigators are looking into a string of vandalism cases that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Around 3:00am that morning, Investigator Major Mike Seymour, said four young black males began their vandalism spree in the Edwards Street area. He says they eventually worked their way to behind the Elberton post office.…

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5th Annual TJ and Friends Golf Tourney Scheduled for Tomorrow

May 31, 2013

The 5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation golf tournament takes place tomorrow morning at the Elberton Country Club. The tournament format will be a two-man Texas Lauderdale, and the entry fee per team is $110. You can still sign up for the tournament and TJ and Friends Foundation Member Blake Thompson, main organizer of the…

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Two American Red Cross Blood Drives to take place in Athens, GA

May 31, 2013

The summertime months are always the hardest for blood banks to keep their reserves in good condition, and the American Red Cross is stepping up its efforts in doing so to start off the month of June. On June 4th the American Red Cross will hold two blood drives in the Athens, Georgia area. The…

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Hart County Probate Judge Reprimanded by G.J.Q.C.

May 31, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith has been reprimanded by the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission. In a ruling issued late last week, the Commission said it had received complaints from citizens in Hart County regarding Smith’s involvement in his son’s campaign for the Magistrate Judge seat in March.…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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