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Elberton Rotary Tailgate Party Fundraiser Tonight

October 26, 2012
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Tonight, for the Elbert County Blue Devil Football Game against Hart County, the Elberton Rotary Club will be holding their annual tailgate party. The Rotary Club is holding this event to raise money for its local Rotary Scholarship Fund. Tickets can be purchased from any Rotary Club Member at a cost of six dollars per…

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Over 2,000 Walk-In Early Voters Thus Far in Elbert County

October 25, 2012
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Early Voting turnout in Elbert County continues to be very strong. Chief Registrar of Elbert County Charlotte Ward on the turnout. “The turnout continues to be great day after day; we are averaging about 270 voters a day. At the close on Tuesday, we had 1885 total walk in early voters. So we are really…

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Hart Investigators and GBI Still Waiting for Positive ID on Human Skeletal Remains

October 25, 2012
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County authorities and investigators with the GBI are working to identify skeletal remains found Tuesday. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said Tuesday the remains were found Monday evening about 6p, but would not say where. However, Cleveland did say they are that of an adult male. “On…

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ECCHS Marching Band Closes Out Its Competition Season With Strong Performance

October 25, 2012
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The Elbert County Comprehensive High School Blue Devil Marching Band ended their competition season on an extremely high note, no puns intended. This past Saturday the band participated in the Lake Hartwell Marching Festival, where nearly thirty marching bands competed against one another. Elbert County finished extremely strong, placing 2nd Place Overall in their respective…

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Athens Woman Reported Missing, Found in Commerce

October 25, 2012
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An Athens woman, 34 year old Rodessa Bolton, who was reported missing by her father from Elberton, Georgia on Monday, October 22nd, has been found in Commerce, Georgia. According to reports from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, the woman’s father, Mr. Ronald Bolton, felt that his daughter had stopped taking her medication, and that she…

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Amber Alert Child ID Cards Availalbe Friday Afternoon at Pinnacle Bank

October 25, 2012
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Amber Alert Child ID Cards Availalbe Friday Afternoon at Pinnacle Bank

Herb Hicks from the Hartwell Rotary Club presented the Rotary Amber Alert Child ID Program on Tuesday during the regular Elberton Rotary Club meeting at the Civic Center. The program provides parents, grandparents, or guardians with child ID cards for law enforcement to use in time of abduction. The Amber Alert system was started in…

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Georgia DOT Hosts Open House for S.T.I.P.

October 25, 2012
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The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, known as the STIP, is Georgia’s four-year transportation and capital improvements program. The STIP is a listing of federally-funded transportation projects within the state that are anticipated to be funded during fiscal years 2013 through 2016. The STIP is developed in coordination with the citizens of Georgia, interested stakeholders, and…

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Bowman Man Arrested on Drug Related Charges During Traffic Stop

October 24, 2012
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Bowman Man Arrested on Drug Related Charges During Traffic Stop

A Bowman man was arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 20th, on drug related charges. In a press release from Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston, he said that a deputy stopped a suspicious vehicle on Hendricks Street in Bowman. According to the deputy, the driver appeared to be under the influence and…

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Gas Prices Continue Decline in Georgia and in Elbert County

October 24, 2012
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Gas Prices Continue Decline in Georgia and in Elbert County

Retail gas prices moved lower last week and are expected to continue their decline this week as well. According to AAA’s Manager of Regulatory Affairs Avery Ash, the price should decline until the end of the year. “AAA expects that gas prices will continue to drop leading up to election day and will move even…

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Tough Month Financially for Elbert Memorial / Affiliation Process Progressing

October 24, 2012
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Tough Month Financially for Elbert Memorial / Affiliation Process Progressing

There was some not so great financial news out of last night’s Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority meeting. The numbers showed that the hospital had a significant decrease in Gross Patient Revenues, which helped lead to an operating loss of three hundred and one thousand dollars for the month of September, despite a 3.5% decrease in…

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