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Elbert County No Longer Facing Drought Conditions

May 3, 2013

The last week has been great for Northeast Georgia and Elbert County when it comes to receiving beneficial rainfall. In the last seven days Elbert County has received between two and five inches of rainfall. Georgia State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says the recent rains have really helped. “That additional precipitation continues to help…

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Weather Holds Out for Yesterday’s Prayer Ceremony

May 3, 2013

Yesterday marked the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer, this included a special noon ceremony on the Elberton Square. Elberton City Mayor Larry Guest was one of the first community leaders to take the podium and pray. “Father I pray for our president, our congress, our state, our governor, our legislature in the state of…

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Hart County Man Busted for Growing Pot

May 3, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A Hart County man is out on bond after being arrested for growing marijuana. It happened last Wednesday, according to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland when authorities received information about a growing operation on 45 Barton Rd. near the Goldmine Community. Cleveland said when his deputies arrived; they…

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TJ and Friends Ride Against Cancer Coming Up Tomorrow

May 3, 2013

Tomorrow the TJ and Friends Foundation will hold their annual Ride against Cancer fundraiser, as long as the weather holds out. Registration for the ride will be held at A&D Cycles beginning at 7:30am that Saturday morning. The registration fee for participating will be twenty five dollars. TJ and Friends Foundation member Mike Webb says…

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USDA Adjusts Outlook on Food Price Inflation

May 3, 2013

The United States Department of Agriculture is making some adjustments to its Food Price Inflation forecasts. Two key areas in the forecasts have been adjusted based off of findings late last week by the USDA. Dairy product inflation originally started the year at an inflation rate of 3.5% to 4.5%, but according to USDA Economist…

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Three Arrested on Drug Charges Late Monday Night

May 2, 2013
Three Arrested on Drug Charges Late Monday Night

Three Elbert County residents are facing drug charges after being arrested late Monday night. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says that the arrests were made after a deputy initiated a traffic stop off of College Avenue. “Resulted in the arrest of three individuals on drug charges”, said Sheriff Andrews. “Deputies seized thirteen grams of methamphetamine…

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Elbert Memorial Hospital Receives Good News from Fiscal Year 2012 Audit

May 2, 2013

The results are in on Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Fiscal Year 2012 audit report, and good news is aplenty in the report. Sticking out the most is the hospital’s significant swing in income from FY 2011 to FY 2012. In FY 2011 Elbert Memorial ended the year with an operating loss of over $950,000; compare that…

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Summer Concert Series Kicks off on May 23rd

May 2, 2013

May has arrived in all its glory, and that means that it is almost time for Elberton Main Street’s Summer Concert Series. Down from three shows to two this year, the Clay Page Band will kick off the series with a Thursday night concert on McIntosh Street. That will be coming up towards the end…

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Noon Presentation Set to Take Place on Downtown Square

May 2, 2013

May 2nd is the day set aside for the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer event that takes place all across the United States of America. The National Day of Prayer event will take place between 10:00am and 5:00pm A special program will be presented on the downtown square in Elberton beginning at noon. If…

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Lavonia Author Fest Looks to Become Annual Event

May 2, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Rain did not stop the more than 25 local authors that gathered inside the Lavonia train depot to meet the public and sell their books. Chris Maxwell is the Director of Spiritual Life at Emmanuel College and author of several books, including a book that chronicles his struggle…

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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