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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant

October 16, 2012
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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the acceptance of a $28,500 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Department. The grant money does not require a match from the county, and the funds will go to new equipment and training for highway safety programs in Elbert County.

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Elberton Police Seek More Information in Sunday Shooting Incident

October 15, 2012
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Elberton Police Seek More Information in Sunday Shooting Incident

The Elberton Police Department is looking for any information leading to the arrest of 25 year-old Tyson Dantrail Evans, also known as, Bozo. Evans is wanted in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 14th. Evans is considered to be armed and dangerous. Elberton Police warn that…

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Early Voting Starts Today in Georgia/Elbert County

October 15, 2012
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Early Voting Starts Today in Georgia/Elbert County

“Here ye, here ye, the voting polls for the early voting precinct are now open for the November 2012 Elections.” That was Chief Registrar of Elbert Charlotte Ward signaling the start of early voting. Today is the start of the three week long early voting period in the State of Georgia, as well as in…

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Large Crowd on Hand for Saturday’s Rock Gym Dedication Ceremony

October 15, 2012
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Large Crowd on Hand for Saturday’s Rock Gym Dedication Ceremony

A crowd of over two hundred and fifty people were in attendance for the Old Rock Gym’s renaming and dedication ceremony this past Saturday. Numerous speakers were on hand to share their memories of the Rock Gym, and amongst the speakers in attendance, was Elberton City Mayor Larry Guest, who issued a proclamation for the…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Offers First of Two Firearm Safety Classes Today

October 15, 2012
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The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Citizens Firearm Safety Course today and tomorrow. The class will start at 6:30pm, and will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Squad Room. Certified firearm instructors with the Sheriff’s Office will instruct the course which is designed for any citizen who has a firearm, or is…

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Franklin County Board of Commissioners Not Please With New Matching Requirements

October 15, 2012
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The Franklin County Board of Commissioners plans to send two letters to the state lawmakers demanding an end to what they say are penalties imposed on them and other local governments for voting against the T-SPLOST. At their regular meeting in early October, Franklin County Commissioner Jeff Jacques said the Georgia Department of Transportation has…

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Elbert County Board of Commissioners Meet Tonight for Regular Meeting

October 15, 2012
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Later this evening the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular monthly meeting for the month of October. Originally scheduled for October 8th, the board decided to move the meeting date back a week due to Columbus Day conflicting with the original date. During this evening’s meeting, the commission is expected to hear…

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Rock Gym Re-Opening Ceremonies Take Place Tomorrow

October 12, 2012
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After nearly a decade of work, the Old Rock Gym is coming back to life tomorrow. Back in 2003 the Elbert County Historical Society formed the Rock Gym Steering Committee. The group’s purpose was to save the building after rumors swirled that the gym was to be demolished. Dr. Joyce Davis is Co-Chair on the…

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5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation Holds 5th Annual Fall Ride on Saturday

October 12, 2012
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This Saturday features a slew of events including the TJ and Friends Foundation 5th Annual Fall Ride against Cancer. Steve Higginbotham, who is with the TJ and Friends Foundation, says they are going to be doing something a bit different this year. “We are going to do something different this year. We are going to…

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1st Ever Doggone Beauty Pageant Tomorrow in Sutton Park

October 12, 2012
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The Humane Society of Elbert County will be hosting a beauty pageant tomorrow. This beauty pageant might not be what you would expect. Instead of people being judged, dogs will participate in their owner’s stead. Elbert Theatre Director, Toni King, says the Humane Society is raising awareness about their mission. “They are trying to raise…

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