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Elberton City Council Approves “No Parking Zone” Resolution

March 5, 2013

Fair week in Elbert County just got a lot safer after the Elberton City Council adopted a resolution to implement a no parking zone along North Oliver Street. The zone will extend for Poplar Springs Road to Clairmont Avenue on the west and from Elmhurst Drive to Clairmont Avenue on the east. Elberton Police Chief…

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Woman Wanted for Fusion Burglaries Arrested

March 5, 2013

The woman wanted for the December 2012 burglaries of the Fusion Resturant on Elberton’s Downtown Square has been arrested. Arrest warrants were issued on Thursday of last week and according to Elberton Police Investigator Scott Maurnich, 23-year-old Shaquita Nicole Holland was arrested outside of the city’s jurisdiction yesterday afternoon. Maurnich said that the police department…

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ECCHS JROTC Drill Team Impressive at Area Competition

March 5, 2013

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s JROTC Drill Team and Color Guard are coming off an impressive performance at the area drill competition. The team placed second overall at the area event, while taking several first and second place finishes in numerous categories. For the first time in the program’s history, the drill team and…

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City of Washington Looking Forward to Big Weekend Next Month

March 5, 2013

In about a month from now, the city of Washington, GA is going to be extremely crowded due to a massive weekend of events taking place. On April 5th and 6th the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Spring Tour of Homes event. Chamber Tourism Director Erin Pollack says this is a rare…

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Still Looking Into Church Gun Incident

March 5, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County investigators continue to look into the case of a man who brought a gun to Tate’s Creek Baptist Church that went off accidentally and so far, no charges have been filed. Late last week, Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said investigators are still talking to the…

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Sequester Cuts Impact to be Felt Very Soon

March 4, 2013

The March 1st deadline to work out a deal prior to the sequester cuts came and went without a deal in place. Georgia State Representative Tom McCall (R-33) said that areas such as Federal Transportation, Title 1 funding, and other education and child grants are going to feel the impacts first. He says the sequester…

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More Details on Suspect Wanted in Fusion Burglaries

March 4, 2013
More Details on Suspect Wanted in Fusion Burglaries

A suspect has finally been identified for the string of burglaries that took place at the Fusion Restaurant on Elberton’s downtown square. On Thursday, the Elberton Police department issued several warrants for the arrest of 23-year-old Shaquita Nicole Holland. The burglaries occurred in early and mid December of 2012. Investigator Scott Maurnich says that Holland…

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Town of Calhoun Falls Making Progress on Blue Hole Project

March 4, 2013

More progress has been made on the town of Calhoun Falls Blue Hole Project, as the town has received most of the picnic tables and shelters from other state parks. Economic Development Team member Tuck Hanna said he has been in talks with the South Carolina Parks, Recreation, and Tourism department about some potential grants…

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Elberton City Council to Consider Resolutions This Evening

March 4, 2013

The Elberton City Council meets this evening for their regular meeting for the month of March. The council will consider a couple of resolutions later this evening, including a resolution to request that the Georgia DOT designated a portion of Highway 77 a “No Parking Zone” with yellow curbing. Also, the council will consider adopting…

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Congressman Collins Reps in Town on Thursday

March 4, 2013

Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA 9th) announces the next mobile office hours for is Constituent Services Representatives. The congressman’s representatives will make stops in Elbert, Pickens, Hart, White, and Lumpkin counties this week. Representatives will be in town on Thursday, March 7th, and will be located at the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce from 9:00am until…

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  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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