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ElbertonNET Internet Upgrades Rolling Out Later This Month

November 12, 2012

ElbertonNET is making leaps and bounds with its Internet service that is provided to its customers. The new term is Wideband Internet, which is far superior to what is considered Broadband Internet. Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn said that the new speeds that will be offered will be amongst the fastest in the country. “Wideband…

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Three Projects Show Initial Signs of Interest in Elbert County

November 12, 2012

Some great news out of last week’s development authority meeting. In a report, Anna Grant Jones, revealed that the authority has been contacted by three different projects, and that they were direct contacts. Jones describes what category these projects are in. “One is mainly tourism related, one is small industrial, and the other would be…

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Elbert County Commissioners Meet for Regular Meeting Tonight

November 12, 2012

This evening the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will gather for their regular monthly meeting for the month of November. During the meeting, the commissioners are expected to further discuss and approve road projects for each county district for the 2013 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant, also known as, LMIG. The commissioners are also expected…

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Elbert County Board of Education Holding Work Session This Evening

November 12, 2012

Another local governing entity will be meeting this evening as well. The Elbert County Board of Education will be holding a work session in anticipation of their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 19th. In the work session the school board is expected to discuss the continuation of the Gifted Education Policy. Prior to that,…

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Veteran’s Day Ceremony This Morning at ECCHS

November 12, 2012

This morning the Elbert County High School JROTC Program will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Ceremony in the Elbert County Comprehensive High School gym. During the ceremony veterans from all the different branches of the United States Military will be recognized and honored. 105.3 WSGC will be broadcasting the ceremony live and in its entirety…

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Four Arrested in Drug Bust

November 9, 2012
Four Arrested in Drug Bust

Four individuals were arrested Thursday afternoon after a surveillance operation that had been ongoing for several months. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that Deputies encountered the individuals on Jaudon Road. During a search, multiple bags of suspected methamphetamines, scales, and individual bags of Oxycontin and Hydrocodone tablets were located. Investigators have charged 29 year…

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5th Annual Free to Breathe 5K and One Mile Walk Begins Tomorrow Morning

November 9, 2012

Coming up on Saturday, the Free to Breathe foundation will be holding a 5K Run and one mile walk to raise funds to help those afflicted with lung cancer. Online registration for the event has closed. Runners can register the day of the event for a cost of twenty-five dollars. Tiffany Hudak, founder of the…

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Turkey Shoot Takes Place Tomorrow for TJ and Friends Foundation

November 9, 2012
Turkey Shoot Takes Place Tomorrow for TJ and Friends Foundation

Tomorrow, the TJ and Friends Foundation will be holding another turkey shoot fundraiser. Tony “Pete” Mincey is with the TJ and Friends Foundation, and detailed how exactly tomorrow’s Turkey Shoot will work. “We will set up ten targets at thirty yards, and you will have ten people at a time shooting at those targets, and…

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12th Annual Tignal Fall Festival Set for Tomorrow

November 9, 2012

The 12th Annual “I’d Rather Be in Tignal Fall Festival is set to take place tomorrow, November 10th in Tignal, Georgia. The festival is sponsored by the North Wilkes Steering Committee. Carolyn Gammon, who is one of the Co-Chairs on the committee, runs down some of the activities that will be taking place. “We have…

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Georgia DNR Rolls Out New Mobile App

November 9, 2012
Georgia DNR Rolls Out New Mobile App

Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own! The Official Georgia Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide, is the official app of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This free, mobile app gives both novice and seasoned sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts essential information in the palm of their…

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