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Elbert County Man Leads Deputies on Wild Chase Through Bowman Over the Weekend

April 22, 2014
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Elbert County Man Leads Deputies on Wild Chase Through Bowman Over the Weekend

Not such a Good Friday for one Elbert County man, who faces a laundry list of charges after leading deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office on a chase through Bowman. On Friday, April 18th, Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says 25-year-old Aaron Jacob Johnson of a Bowman, GA address was traveling down Deep Creek…

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Elbert Commissioners Approve Proposal to Sell Old Stephens School Property to City of Elberton

April 22, 2014
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A decision has been made by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners to sell the old Stephens School property. During the commission’s regular meeting last night, the commissioners approved a proposal from the City of Elberton to purchase the property located off of Tate Street. The building has previously been used for the alternative school…

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Running Red Light

April 22, 2014
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Two Elbert County residents are facing drug charges after another traffic stop conducted by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, a deputy was following a black SUV, when the vehicle failed to stop for a red light at the intersection of Oliver Street…

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April Designated as Donate Life Month by Elbert Commissioners

April 22, 2014
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An issue that has hit close to home for the Elbert County Board of Commissioners was presented yesterday evening. The commission approved a proclamation declaring the month of April a Donate Life Month in Elbert County. District Two Commissioner Harold Reynolds briefly spoke on the issue yesterday evening. “I realize how important it can be…

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One More Round of Auditions for Next Encore Production Show

April 22, 2014
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One More Round of Auditions for Next Encore Production Show

The first day of auditions for an upcoming Encore Productions show is in the book, and the final round of auditions is scheduled for this evening. Who’s On First? is directed by David Bennett, and is the second Encore Production show of the 2014 Elbert Theatre Season. Not to be confused with the famous Abbott…

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Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

April 21, 2014
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Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

An Elbert County man remains behind bars facing drug and firearm charges. According to Investigator Lt. Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a tip was received that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a home off of Pickens Point Road. Reese says that tip led to an investigation, which in turn led to a…

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More Discussion on Advertising Policy for EC School District Expected this Evening

April 21, 2014
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This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will meet for its regular meeting for the month of April. One item on the agenda is a potential consideration of a new board policy regarding advertising in schools. During the boards work session last week, Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell explained the language of the…

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Elbert Commissioners Expected to Approval Proposal from City of Elberton

April 21, 2014
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Tonight may be the night that the Elbert County Board of Commissioners decides what to do with the old Stephens School property. Located off of Tate Street, the property has fallen into disrepair, and has not been used in quite some time. The Elbert County Commission meets tonight with a proposal on the agenda from…

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Voter Registration Deadline Looms

April 21, 2014
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Today is the voter registration deadline to be able to vote in the May 20th Primary Elections. Those interested in voting in the primaries have to register to vote by 5:00pm. Absentee Ballot applications are currently being accepted by the Elbert County Registrar’s Office and have already begun being mailed out and will continue being…

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Georgia DOT Crews Back At It in Elbert and Surrounding Counties

April 21, 2014
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It’s the same song and dance, as the Georgia Department of Transportation is back in Elbert and surrounding counties for routine maintenance work. Crews will work today through Friday, April 25th between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm each day, as long as the weather allows. Here in Elbert County, a crew will continue to…

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Calendar

  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 amAnnual Cause for Paws 5K Obstacle Run
  • April 27, 2014St. Mary's CME Church 146 Church Anniversary
  • April 27, 2014 2:30 pm2nd Choir Anniversary
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