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5th Annual TJ and Friends Foundation Holds 5th Annual Fall Ride on Saturday

October 12, 2012

This Saturday features a slew of events including the TJ and Friends Foundation 5th Annual Fall Ride against Cancer. Steve Higginbotham, who is with the TJ and Friends Foundation, says they are going to be doing something a bit different this year. “We are going to do something different this year. We are going to…

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1st Ever Doggone Beauty Pageant Tomorrow in Sutton Park

October 12, 2012

The Humane Society of Elbert County will be hosting a beauty pageant tomorrow. This beauty pageant might not be what you would expect. Instead of people being judged, dogs will participate in their owner’s stead. Elbert Theatre Director, Toni King, says the Humane Society is raising awareness about their mission. “They are trying to raise…

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Isakson Field Rep in Elberton Today

October 12, 2012

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, one of Georgia’s Republican representatives, announced yesterday that Tate O’Rourke, his Field Representative for Northeast Georgia, will hold an open office day for constituents today in Elberton, Ga. O’Rourke will be available from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Staff Development Room of Elberton City Hall. Isakson encourages constituents to come…

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Georgia DNR Releases Muzzle Loader Safety Recommendations

October 12, 2012

Hunters should be alert and aware during primitive weapons deer hunting season, which begins tomorrow and lasts until October 19th, as muzzle loaders require specific safety precautions, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. The Following are recommendations to ensure a safe experience: ●       Keep the muzzle pointed…

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Four Arrested, One Killed in Home Invasion Attempt in Stephens County

October 11, 2012

More information is available on the four individuals arrested late last week in connection to a home invasion in Stephens County in which one of the alleged intruders was killed. According to Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley, authorities arrested four people in connection with the case during the late evening hours of Wednesday, October 3…

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Early October Rains Help Elbert County Improve Drought Status

October 11, 2012

In early October, Elbert County and Northeast Georgia received a good soaking, which lasted a couple of days. State Climatologist Bill Murphey says that the rain helped Elbert County improve its drought conditions. “Elbert County was kind of split. You now have Abnormally Dry Conditions in the northern part of the county” said Murphey. “In…

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ECCHS Anchor Club to Hold 1st Annual Cause for Paws 5K

October 11, 2012
ECCHS Anchor Club to Hold 1st Annual Cause for Paws 5K

The ECCHS Anchor Club will be holding their 1st Annual Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk on 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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City of Lavonia to Land New EMS Building

October 11, 2012

After years of waiting, Lavonia emergency service personnel will be getting a new EMS station. After the announcement last Monday, Franklin County Emergency Services Director Terry Harris said he’s pleased with the site the board selected. “The new ambulance station will give us a lot better facility than what we’re in now. The building we’re in…

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Young Hunters Get Early Jump on Deer Hunting This Saturday

October 11, 2012
Young Hunters Get Early Jump on Deer Hunting This Saturday

During the statewide primitive weapons deer season, October 13-19, 2012, children under 16 years of age may hunt deer with any legal deer firearm.  Additionally, youth under 16 years of age may hunt deer with any legal deer firearm during any wildlife management area primitive weapons hunts. Hunters under age 16 do not need a…

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Isakson Field Rep in Elberton This Friday

October 10, 2012

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, one of Georgia’s Republican representatives, announced yesterday that Tate O’Rourke, his Field Representative for Northeast Georgia, will hold an open office day for constituents on Friday, October 12 in Elberton, Ga. O’Rourke will be available from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Staff Development Room of Elberton City Hall. Isakson encourages…

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