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Police Auction to be Held this Saturday

May 17, 2013

The Elberton Police Department will hold a public auction tomorrow morning. This is the first time in several years that the department has held one of these types of auctions. Some of the key items that will be auctioned off tomorrow morning include a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, a 2003 Ford Expedition, and a 1993 Harley…

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New Boating Laws are Now in Effect

May 16, 2013

New changes to Georgia’s boating laws went into effect yesterday. Captain Mike England is with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and talks about the most significant change to the laws. “We lowered the blood alcohol concentration from .10 to .08, and that brings it in line with the driving under the influence law that…

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Update on I-85 Chase

May 16, 2013

BY MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   More information on the high-speed chase on I-85 Tuesday afternoon left one person dead and two others injured. It happened about 2:00pm and began in Banks County when deputies there tried to stop a silver Toyota Corolla for speeding near exit 149, according to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie…

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Local Health Program for Elbert Teens Coming Up Early Next Week

May 16, 2013

Recent studies are showing new health problems and silent killers before the age of 18. Your child could be at a huge risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other life threatening medical problems, even death. In light of these recent studies, an educational program will be held on Tuesday May 21st at the Elbert…

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Senior Expo Being Held Today

May 16, 2013

The day has arrived for the annual WSGC Senior Living Exposition. Later this morning seniors from Elbert and surrounding counties are invited to attend the event, which will be taking place at the Elbert County Senior Center located at McWilliams Park. Several vendors in different areas of senior expertise will be on hand to provide…

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4-H Offices Move to a New Facility

May 15, 2013

The Elbert County Cooperative Extension offices will be moving to a new location this summer. The recently shut down Beaverdam Elementary school will be the site for the new offices for the Extension. County Administrator Bob Thomas said the offices at their current location are no longer sufficient. “We are experiencing some repair problems in…

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One Dead After High Speed Chase in Franklin County

May 15, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   One person is confirmed dead, two others injured after a high-speed chase on I-85 northbound yesterday afternoon. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, Banks County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a silver Toyota traveling northbound for speeding. “We received a call that the Toyota was headed into…

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Police Deparment to Hold Upcoming Public Auction

May 15, 2013

Coming up this Saturday, the Elberton Police Department will hold a public auction. This is the first time in quite a while that the department has held one of these types of auctions. Key items that will be auctioned off include a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, a 2003 Ford Expedition, and a 1993 Harley Davidson Dyna…

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Gas Prices Rise Once Again

May 15, 2013

Retail gas prices remained relatively stable last week as oil prices bounced up and down. Crude prices were on an upward path after the positive jobs report, but the price surge came to a halt after the value of the dollar rose against other currencies. Pump prices will likely continue the up and down price…

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Intergovermental Agreement Extended for Three Years

May 15, 2013

The City of Elberton and Elbert County Government will continue to share the costs of a GIS database system. The Elbert County Commission approved a motion during Monday’s meeting to continue an intergovernmental agreement for a period of three years beginning this month. Cost of the agreement is twenty-five thousand dollars per year, but in…

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