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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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EC Commission and School Board Hold Meetings This Evening

March 11, 2013

Two local governing entities will hold meetings at 5:30pm this evening in Elbert County. The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will be holding their regular meeting for the month of March. The commission will vote on the approval of a request by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce for a one thousand dollar tourism expenditure…

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Pictures of Damage Caused by Tuesday’s Storms

March 8, 2013
Pictures of Damage Caused by Tuesday’s Storms

The following photographs were sent to WSGC Radio courtesy of Scott Maurnich with the Elberton Police Department.                

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Lavonia Woman Indicted for Murder of Her Infant Child

March 8, 2013

A Lavonia woman has been indicted on three counts of murder in the death of her two-month old infant son. Court documents released this week say 21-year old Cheyenne Nicole Burtch was indicted on two counts of felony murder and one count of malice murder in the death of Curtis Dean Burtch III, age two…

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Drought Conditions Still Improving in Elbert County

March 8, 2013

Elbert County received another dousing of rain recently, and while it wasn’t a whole lot, it certainly helped in terms of improving drought conditions in the county. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says that the outlook over the last ninety days shows positive news. “On the departure for normal it’s still showing four to…

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