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Elbert Memorial Hospital Receives Good News from Fiscal Year 2012 Audit

May 2, 2013

The results are in on Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Fiscal Year 2012 audit report, and good news is aplenty in the report. Sticking out the most is the hospital’s significant swing in income from FY 2011 to FY 2012. In FY 2011 Elbert Memorial ended the year with an operating loss of over $950,000; compare that…

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Summer Concert Series Kicks off on May 23rd

May 2, 2013

May has arrived in all its glory, and that means that it is almost time for Elberton Main Street’s Summer Concert Series. Down from three shows to two this year, the Clay Page Band will kick off the series with a Thursday night concert on McIntosh Street. That will be coming up towards the end…

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Noon Presentation Set to Take Place on Downtown Square

May 2, 2013

May 2nd is the day set aside for the 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer event that takes place all across the United States of America. The National Day of Prayer event will take place between 10:00am and 5:00pm A special program will be presented on the downtown square in Elberton beginning at noon. If…

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Lavonia Author Fest Looks to Become Annual Event

May 2, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Rain did not stop the more than 25 local authors that gathered inside the Lavonia train depot to meet the public and sell their books. Chris Maxwell is the Director of Spiritual Life at Emmanuel College and author of several books, including a book that chronicles his struggle…

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Clay Page and His Band to Participate in “No Shoes Nation Tour” Festivities

May 1, 2013

A local country artist, and his band, are about to get a shot at the big stage, after winning a Battle of the Bands competition hosted by WSSL 100. Nearly a week ago Clay Page and his band bested several other groups for an opportunity to play at the KennyGate tailgate party prior to Kenny…

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Annual Kids Fishing Day Derby Coming up on May 11th

May 1, 2013

It is the first day of May, and that means it is almost time for the annual Kid’s Fishing Day Derby. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be celebrating the twenty fifth year of the event. The event is free of charge and open to children fifteen years and under. Those attending should be…

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Job Fair in Hart County Features Great Turnout

May 1, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hundreds of people looking for work came from around Northeast Georgia and the Upstate Monday to Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell, resumes in hand, hoping to land a job with one of the more than 20 employers represented. Sponsored by the Hart County Industrial Building Authority and the…

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Successful Fundraising Event for True Blue in the Books

May 1, 2013
Successful Fundraising Event for True Blue in the Books

The Elbert County True Blue Booster club is coming off a successful fundraising event from this past Saturday. A 50/50 raffle was held at the Elks Lodge in Elberton, in conjunction with a silent auction and other numerous activities. The winners of this year’s 50/50 raffle were Kathy Franklin, Randall Haynes, Pete Dye, Vanessa Lee,…

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Gas Prices Dip Statewide, Up in Elbert County

May 1, 2013

Although gas prices fell again last week, oil prices quickly jumped after government reports showed U.S. jobless claims rose less than forecast. The news pushed a barrel of oil near $95, only to be countered by more pessimistic news about the economy. After oil prices spiked, they quickly deflated after the Commerce Department said GDP…

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American Red Cross Blood Drive Less than Two Weeks Away

April 30, 2013

The American Red Cross is getting ready to host several blood drives in the Northeast Georgia area, one of which will be taking place in Elbert County. American Red Cross Donor Recruiter Janet Jarrett explains that blood drives like this are vital for what the Red Cross is trying to accomplish. “They are very very…

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  • November 22, 2014Savannah River Productions Auditions for the 2015 season
  • November 22, 2014 12:00 pmBrunswick Stew Fundraiser
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmChristmas Open House
  • November 23, 2014 3:00 pmChurch Anniversary
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