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10th Annual Twilight 5K and 10K Races Set for Tonight

January 4, 2013

Today is the day for the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce’s 10th Annual Twilight Stroll. The event has evolved from a simple one mile fun run event, to hosting 5K and 10K races in conjunction with the fun run. An interesting tweak taking place this year, is a bounty on last year’s 10K time set…

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Elbert Memorial and AnMed Still Hoping for Favorable Review

January 4, 2013

According to a release from Elbert Memorial Hospital, AnMed Health and Elbert Memorial Hospital Attorneys submitted the “Affiliation final DRAFT documents” to the Georgia Attorney General for review on December 12. With a favorable Attorney General opinion, the AnMed Health and Elbert Memorial Hospital Boards will be able to take formal action to approve and execute the final affiliation agreement, but if the Attorney General…

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4th Annual Dutchy Awards Take Place Tomorrow Evening

January 4, 2013

Tomorrow evening the 4th Annual Dutchy Awards presentation will be held at the Elbert Theatre. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says the Dutchys are a way to give theatre volunteers their proper due. “We have so many wonderful volunteers at the theatre, any thing that is done at the theatre is done by volunteers”, said…

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Burglary Reported at Elbert County Granite Shed

January 4, 2013

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred at a local business. The owner of the business, located off of West Tate Street, reported that miscellaneous parts from an automatic machine along with miscellaneous granite shed equipment had been taken from the business. Damage to the machinery, according to the owner, would…

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Elbert County Man in Custody After Triple Shooting

January 3, 2013

An Elbert County man who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at a home located on Middleton Church Road is hospitalized, after his manhunt ended in his suicide attempt. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office first received a call of a shooting incident involving three white female victims, whose names have yet to…

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Anderson, SC Man Wanted for Ramming Hart Co. Sheriff Arrested

January 3, 2013
Anderson, SC Man Wanted for Ramming Hart Co. Sheriff Arrested

Authorities in Anderson County have captured a suspect involved in a high speed chase in Hart County on Christmas Day. 29-year old Michael David Brandon Chastain was arrested over the weekend by Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies. According to Anderson County Sheriff’s Information Officer Chad McBride, Chastain was picked up at a convenience store on Shockley…

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Colbert Man Arrested After Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

January 3, 2013
Colbert Man Arrested After Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

A Colbert, Georgia man is behind bars after trying to elude deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. The man, identified as 29 year old Patrick Tyrone Thomas, was arrested after he fled from an Elbert County Sheriff’s Deputy who tried to initiate a traffic stop. The chase began on Mineral Springs Road, a foot…

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2012, A Solid Year for Main Street Elberton

January 3, 2013

The year 2012 was a good one for Main Street Elberton, and a key contributing factor was the extremely successful Summer Concert Series says Elberton Main Street Director Sissie Herring. “The summer concert series, which we had a great run with; we had a great car show again this year, and probably one of the…

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No Reported DUIs in Elbert County During New Year Holiday

January 3, 2013

Don’t drink and drive; a message that Elbert County seemed to take to heart during the New Year Holiday time period. According to reports from both the Elberton Police Department and the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, there were no reported incidents of Driving under the Influence occurring in Elbert County, the city of Bowman or…

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Georgia Representatives Split Along Party Lines

January 3, 2013

The Georgia congressional delegation split along party lines Tuesday night when the House of Representatives voted on the fiscal cliff bill. All of the Republicans voted against it, while all of the Democrats who were present voted for it. Representative John Lewis, an Atlanta Democrat, whose wife died earlier this week, did not vote. The…

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