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EC School Superintendent Sums up ECCHS Presentation to School Board

March 13, 2013

During Monday’s Elbert County school board work session, staff from the Elbert County Comprehensive High School (ECCHS) was on hand to give a presentation of the happenings of the high school. School Superintendent Rick Higginbotham pointed out some information that stuck out to him from the presentation. “The most impressive part came from Mrs. Michelle…

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Anderson, SC Man Indicted by Franklin Co. Grand Jury

March 13, 2013
Anderson, SC Man Indicted by Franklin Co. Grand Jury

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   An Anderson, SC man has been indicted on charges of felony aggravated assault on two Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies. According to the indictment, Louis Damien Carver, whose last known address was 2313 Standridge Road, Anderson, was speeding down Watson Road in Franklin County on August 17, 2011 when…

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Elbert County Revists Water System Expansion

March 13, 2013

The county is revisiting a water system expansion for county residents and economic development. The expansion could come on the back of a five county regional agreement. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says Madison County has gotten the ball rolling on this idea. “They want to connect up the five adjoining counties with them”, said…

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Retail Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

March 13, 2013

Retail gas prices continue on a downward path this week and remain below year-ago levels. The market is currently pulled in both directions, with a positive economic outlook based on the recent employment data and bearish fundamentals as oil stockpiles increase. The Labor Department reported an increase in U.S. jobs, putting the jobless rate at…

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County Administrator Updates on Road Improvements in Elbert County

March 12, 2013

The Elbert County government has received its funding from the Georgia Department of Transportation for the 2013 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG). The funding came in the amount of just over four hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and that amount is based off of the highway miles and population in the county. Elbert County…

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Harlem Ambassadors Deliver Good Message Last Night

March 12, 2013

The Harlem Ambassadors were in town last night at the Inferno to take on members of the Elbert County community. Donna Seymour is with the Elberton Kiwanis club, and said there was a better crowd than she expected. “I think it went great, and I think we had a better turnout than I expected with…

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James Gregory Returns to Elberton This Weekend

March 12, 2013

The self proclaimed “funniest man in America” James Gregory makes his return to the city of Elberton this weekend. The show will be held at the Elbert Theatre, and Theatre Director Toni King said it’s a show that is for everyone. “They always like to bill themselves as from 18-80 you will enjoy this show”,…

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EC Commission Approves Chamber Tourism Expenditure Request

March 12, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners met yesterday evening for their regular meeting for the month of March. At the meeting, the commission approved a tourism expenditure request by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce for the upcoming FLW Fishing Tournament. The chamber is expecting anywhere from one hundred to one hundred and fifty different…

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Sneak Preview of Land of Spirit Play Coming Up

March 12, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   In Lavonia, work is well underway for this year’s Land of Spirit play at the Lavonia Cultural Center. The play, entitled, “Under the Magnolias” is being co-written by Lavonia Cultural Center director Logan Davison and Fr. Co. High School Drama Teacher Charity Henry Moon with research by Vivian…

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Harlem Ambassadors in Town This Evening

March 11, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Elberton, Georgia announces that the Harlem Ambassadors will be in town later this evening. The mission of the ambassadors is to deliver a quality basketball show to the audience throughout the United States and internationally as well. The Harlem Ambassadors will play against members from our community in the Inferno at…

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