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Elberton Police Making Highways Safe Today

November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving is here, and people will be out on the roadways traveling to their respective Thanksgiving gatherings. Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh said his department will be out in force making sure the highways are safe for those traveling. “As we enter into the traditional season, we want everyone to have a good and safe…

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Great Turnout for Main Street Elberton’s Candlelight Shop Night

November 22, 2012
Great Turnout for Main Street Elberton’s Candlelight Shop Night

This past Tuesday Main Street Elberton hosted its annual Candlelight Shop Night on Elberton’s Downtown Square. Main Street Director Sissy Herring said the event went really well. “It was great, we had a big crowd, beautiful weather, and all of our merchants were open later than normal. This was Main Street’s last event of 2012,…

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Butterball Turkey Talk-Line Open Today for Thanksgiving Cooks

November 22, 2012

A staff of more than 50 experts on preparing a tasty golden Thanksgiving turkey is taking calls at the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line’s six home economists answered about eleven-thousand phone calls when the service started in 1981. This year the Turkey Talk-Line experts are expecting to help more than one-million cooks this…

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GATE Program Now in Effect for Georgia Agriculture Producers

November 21, 2012

On November 16th, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, and Georgia House Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee Chairman Tom McCall; announced that the Georgia Department of Agriculture will now be taking applications for the Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption program. The new program, known as GATE, was created by Georgia House…

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Georgia DOT Suspending Lane Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 21, 2012

So that Georgians and those motorists passing through our state can easily arrive at their Thanksgiving holiday destinations, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on Interstates and major state routes beginning today at noon, and extending until 9 p.m., Sunday, November 25. The Department reminds travelers to exercise caution nonetheless as…

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Better Business Bureau Has Advice for Those Seeking Seasonal Jobs

November 21, 2012

If you are looking for a seasonal job, now is the time to be hitting the pavement. Fred Elsberry with the Better Business Bureau says there are a number of things of keep in mind. “Get out there and apply early. Be sure to research these companies, and be sure that they are legitimate companies,…

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Elberton Police Investigators Still Seeking Help in Armed Robbery Case

November 21, 2012
Elberton Police Investigators Still Seeking Help in Armed Robbery Case

Investigators with the Elberton Police Department are still seeking the public’s help in identifying a person who committed an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store in Elberton. According to reports, the robbery happened around 10:00pm Thursday, November 15th, as employees were beginning to close the store for the night. Investigators believe the suspect is…

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Gas Prices Should Decline Through Thanksgiving Holiday

November 20, 2012

Although gas prices are expected to fall throughout the Thanksgiving holiday, the rate of decrease is expected to slow as violence in the Middle East has resurfaced concerns of a supply disruption in the region. If tensions continue to escalate between Israel and its neighboring countries, it could reverse the downward trend in oil and…

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City of Elberton and Washington Host Respective Candlelight Shop Nights This Evening

November 20, 2012

This evening, Main Street Elberton will present its annual Candlelight Shop Night on Elberton’s Downtown Square. Main Street Director Sissy Herring said that they will be doing something a bit different this year. “We have some unique things this year. We are combining Mrs. Betty Jo’s Christmas Event, where her kids come to the square…

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Three Georgia Residents Involved in Friday SC Wreck

November 20, 2012

By Dick Mangrum, WGOG Radio, Walhalla   Three Georgia motorists were part of a multiple-vehicle accident before sun-up Friday morning in South Carolina. The crash took the life of Guy Arvid Nelson, a 60-year old resident of Oconee County in South Carolina’s Foxwood Hills development on Lake Hartwell. A statement from the SC Highway Patrol…

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  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
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