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Reality Store Planned for ECCHS Students

April 5, 2013

A fun and unique event is coming up at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School towards the end of this month. The Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education will host a “Reality Store” for students at ECCHS on Friday, April 26th from 7:30am until 11:45am. The purpose of the “Reality Store” is to help students…

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Business and Industry of the Month Winners

April 5, 2013
Business and Industry of the Month Winners

The Elbert County Community Pride Committee has selected April’s industry and business of the month award winners. This month’s industry of the month winner was Wilson Industrial Electric, Incorporated. Receiving the honor of being named business of the month for April was Papa’s Pizza to Go on Elberton’s downtown square.

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Rabies Clinic Coming up for Hart and Franklin Counties

April 5, 2013

The Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter is holding its annual rabies clinic this month. Shelter director Sheri Lockhart said the clinic is coming up in two weeks. “This year we will be doing our rabies clinic on April 13th here at the shelter from 10:00am to 3:00pm”, said Lockhart. “We are going to have one year…

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Keep a Sharp Eye to Help Prevent Theft

April 4, 2013

A recent spike in burglaries, felony theft by takings, and misdemeanor theft by takings, has prompted the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office to help make the public aware of ways to help prevent these acts from happening. With springtime here, many residents will begin to take more vacations and extended stays away from their homes. Investigator…

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Congressman Doug Collins’ First Firearm Safety Program Draws Over 200

April 4, 2013

Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) recently completed his inaugural firearm safety program in Hall County. Well over two hundred 9th Congressional District constituents attend the program on March 28th. Collins said he was very pleased with how the program turned out. “I think we had a great attendance and I think it really provided a service…

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Warmer Temperatures on the Horizon

April 4, 2013

While today may not feel like spring, our area is beginning to transition into that traditional spring weather. Actually, according to the Climate Prediction Center, the next three months are expected be warmer than average. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says in that same time frame there is an equal chance of above normal,…

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Big News to Come Out of Elberton, EC, and Bowman Development meeting

April 4, 2013

Updated 4/4/2013 11:12am   Some big news is expected next week as the Development Authority of Elberton, Elbert County, and Bowman will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting for April. In addition to the regular agenda items that are discussed in the normal course of business, the Authority will consider a recommendation for hiring a…

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City of Washington Ready to Host Spring Tour of Homes This Weekend

April 4, 2013

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 opportunity to view the beautiful homes in Washington. “It happens every year the weekend before the Masters in Augusta, and some of our private homes will…

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Elbert County’s Drought Status Continues to Improve

April 3, 2013

There is some good news for Elbert County after recent rains through the months of February and March. Georgia State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says that only a small part of the county is in moderate drought. “There is still a little bit fo the southern part of the county in moderate drought, but…

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The 39 Steps Opens Next Weekend at the Elbert Theatre

April 3, 2013

Only a month and a half removed from the first show of the 2013 theatre season, Encore Productions is getting ready for its next performance at the Elbert Theatre. Performance dates for, The 39 Steps have been announced, and the show’s director, Toni King talks about what kind of show it is. “The show is…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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