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Elbert County Voters Have to Chance to Vote Tomorrow

October 26, 2012

The Elbert County Registrar’s Office will be holding a Saturday Early Vote day for Elbert County Voters. Chief Registrar Charlotte Ward said that Saturday early voting days were implemented to help out smaller counties in the state. “The reason they came up with a Saturday vote, is because we used to have a 45 day…

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Halloween Stretch Kicks off Saturday Afternoon in Bowman, GA

October 26, 2012

Tomorrow, the City of Bowman, will be hosting its first ever Halloween Bash on the Downtown Square in Bowman. Bowman City Councilman and Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons said the city wanted to have something to do for the kids. “We got a lot of calls in the community to do something for the kids,…

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Inaugural Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk Set for Saturday

October 26, 2012
Inaugural Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk Set for Saturday

The ECCHS Anchor Club will be holding their 1st Annual Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk this Saturday, October 27th. The purpose of the 5K is to raise awareness and funds for the Elberton Humane Society. The cost will be twenty dollars per runner, and all funds raised will help benefit the Humane Society. The run…

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Elberton Rotary Tailgate Party Fundraiser Tonight

October 26, 2012

Tonight, for the Elbert County Blue Devil Football Game against Hart County, the Elberton Rotary Club will be holding their annual tailgate party. The Rotary Club is holding this event to raise money for its local Rotary Scholarship Fund. Tickets can be purchased from any Rotary Club Member at a cost of six dollars per…

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Over 2,000 Walk-In Early Voters Thus Far in Elbert County

October 25, 2012

Early Voting turnout in Elbert County continues to be very strong. Chief Registrar of Elbert County Charlotte Ward on the turnout. “The turnout continues to be great day after day; we are averaging about 270 voters a day. At the close on Tuesday, we had 1885 total walk in early voters. So we are really…

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Hart Investigators and GBI Still Waiting for Positive ID on Human Skeletal Remains

October 25, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County authorities and investigators with the GBI are working to identify skeletal remains found Tuesday. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said Tuesday the remains were found Monday evening about 6p, but would not say where. However, Cleveland did say they are that of an adult male. “On…

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ECCHS Marching Band Closes Out Its Competition Season With Strong Performance

October 25, 2012

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School Blue Devil Marching Band ended their competition season on an extremely high note, no puns intended. This past Saturday the band participated in the Lake Hartwell Marching Festival, where nearly thirty marching bands competed against one another. Elbert County finished extremely strong, placing 2nd Place Overall in their respective…

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Athens Woman Reported Missing, Found in Commerce

October 25, 2012

An Athens woman, 34 year old Rodessa Bolton, who was reported missing by her father from Elberton, Georgia on Monday, October 22nd, has been found in Commerce, Georgia. According to reports from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, the woman’s father, Mr. Ronald Bolton, felt that his daughter had stopped taking her medication, and that she…

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Amber Alert Child ID Cards Availalbe Friday Afternoon at Pinnacle Bank

October 25, 2012
Amber Alert Child ID Cards Availalbe Friday Afternoon at Pinnacle Bank

Herb Hicks from the Hartwell Rotary Club presented the Rotary Amber Alert Child ID Program on Tuesday during the regular Elberton Rotary Club meeting at the Civic Center. The program provides parents, grandparents, or guardians with child ID cards for law enforcement to use in time of abduction. The Amber Alert system was started in…

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Georgia DOT Hosts Open House for S.T.I.P.

October 25, 2012

The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, known as the STIP, is Georgia’s four-year transportation and capital improvements program. The STIP is a listing of federally-funded transportation projects within the state that are anticipated to be funded during fiscal years 2013 through 2016. The STIP is developed in coordination with the citizens of Georgia, interested stakeholders, and…

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