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Granite City Cook-Off Less Than Two Weeks Away

September 6, 2012

Next Saturday the 6th Annual Granite City Cook-Off will take place on the downtown square in Elberton, Georgia. Main Street Director Sissy Herring says that the cook-off will feature some familiar faces from past cook-offs. “We do have our winners from the last few years. We will have about ten to fifteen grills on the…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary

September 6, 2012

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred on Tuesday, September 4th. The burglary occurred at an Oglesby Boulevard residence, when deputies arrived the victim reported that the burglar had stolen some jewelry as well as some electronics. The estimated value of the items that were stolen was said to be just…

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Friends Helping Friends Club Looking to Bolster Their Numbers

September 6, 2012

Coming off a successful year, the Friends Helping Friends Club at the High School is looking for new members. Friends Helping Friends is a 200 hundred member club that hosts trips and events for students with special needs and are assisted by the club members, in which they have a fun filled day and make…

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Elbert County Commissioners to Have Work Session Tonight

September 6, 2012

Today the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their work session for their upcoming monthly meeting, which will take place on Monday September 10th. During the work session, several discussions are expected to take place. The commissioners will talk about the Energy Excise Tax levy for Elbert County, expenditures of 2011 SPLOST funds, and…

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7th Annual Jimmy Johnson Memorial Golf Classic a Month Away

September 5, 2012
7th Annual Jimmy Johnson Memorial Golf Classic a Month Away

We are officially a month away from the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Seventh Annual Jimmy Johnson Memorial Golf Classic. Nancy Seymour, who is the Executive Director of the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation, says team spots will fill up quickly. “We have about 32 teams every year, and we are always sold out nearly two weeks…

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Elbert County Teachers Adjusting Back to Five-Day School Week

September 5, 2012

After a couple of weeks into the new 2012-2013 school year, students and teachers are starting to settle down and once again getting used to the five day school week, and not a three day weekend. David Bennett an art teacher at Elbert County Comprehensive High School and the head coach for the High School…

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Error at Local Gas Station Leads to Forty Cent a Gallon Gas

September 5, 2012

It’s back to business as usual at the Stop and Shop gas station located off the Bowman Highway, after an error at the pumps late last week led to an overflowing of customers to the store. The error that you may be wondering about listed the price of the store’s Mid-Grade gasoline at forty cents…

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Elbert Co. Sheriff’s Office to Host Citizens Firearm Safety Course

September 5, 2012

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Citizens Firearm Safety Course on October 15th and 16th. The Class will start at 6:30pm and will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Squad Room. Certified firearm instructors with the Sheriff’s Office will teach the course. The course will include fundamentals of firearm ownership, firearm laws,…

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Board of Natural Resources Approves 2012-2013 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations

September 5, 2012
Board of Natural Resources Approves 2012-2013 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations

Waterfowl hunters can now confirm their hunting plans. The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the 2012-2013 waterfowl hunting regulations. The September Canada goose season is currently underway, and will last until September 30th; the September teal season runs from Sept. 8-23.  Duck hunting season begins Nov. 17 – 25, 2012 and Dec. 8 –…

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More Details on the Four Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

September 4, 2012

Four individuals were arrested Thursday afternoon on drug and weapons charges. In a press release from Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston, he said that an investigation had be ongoing for several months into illegal drug activity at a Seaboard Street address, where a tractor trailer had been used to set up an office quarters by…

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  • September 23, 2014 6:00 pmElberton Idol / Jr Idol Auditions
  • September 25, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
  • September 27, 2014 4:00 pmSinging and Revival
  • September 28, 2014 1:00 pm10th Annual Norton Reunion
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