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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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DA Parks White Gets Extra Funding Approved by Hart County Commission

March 1, 2013
DA Parks White Gets Extra Funding Approved by Hart County Commission

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   New Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White will get his funding from Hart County to supplement the salary of his new chief assistant DA. At their regular meeting earlier this week, White told the Hart County Board of Commissioners that the Northeast Circuit has a much bigger…

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Teen Driver Deaths Decline in Georgia, Increase Nationally

March 1, 2013

Teen driver death numbers are up nationally, but in Georgia that is not case, as teen driver deaths decreased by a good amount. A new report is out and it shows that deaths of younger teen drivers increased sharply in the first six months of 2012, reversing a decade-long trend. However, in Georgia, fewer teens…

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Oliver! Opens Tonight at Elbert Theatre

March 1, 2013

Tonight is the night for Encore Productions first show of the 2013 Theatre Season. Tonight’s production will be the well known musical, Oliver! Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says its one of those stories that a lot of people should be familiar with. “Oliver is the story from the classic movie, and we have all…

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Wilkes County Hall of Fame Banquet Takes Place Tomorrow

March 1, 2013

This Saturday the annual Wilkes County Hall of Fame Banquet will take place at the Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School cafeteria. WW Football Head Coach and Athletic Director Robbie Robinson is inviting the community to attend the banquet, where thirteen former Tiger greats will be inducted including Coach Butch Brooks, Lisa Isham, and Ed Wilder. The…

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Suspect Identifed by Elberton Police in Fusion Burglaries

March 1, 2013
Suspect Identifed by Elberton Police 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. Yesterday, the Elberton Police department issues several warrants for the arrest of 23-year-old Shaquita Nicole Holland. The burglaries occurred in early and mid December of 2012. Investigators with the Elberton Police Department were…

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Tree Trimmer Scam Artist Identified by Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office

February 28, 2013
Tree Trimmer Scam Artist Identified by Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Office

The tree trimmer scam artist that victimized two Elbert County residents may have finally been identified. The scammer has also apparently been hard at work in neighboring counties including Hart and Royston, as well as Anderson County in South Carolina. 49-year-old Jimmy Gerard Sherlock is believed to have been involved with up to three cases…

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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 13, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove Hunt
  • September 14, 2014 3:00 pm4th Year Anniversary for Pastor
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