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Elbert County EMA to Test Tornado Sirens Tomorrow Morning

February 5, 2013

Tomorrow’s weather forecast calls for sunny skies here in Elberton, but do not be surprised if you hear tornado sirens going off throughout the county. It is part of Elbert County’s participation in Severe Weather Awareness Week. The national weather service will initiate a state wide tornado drill between 9:00am – 9:30am Wednesday morning. The…

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SC Governor to Hold Constituent Meetings

February 5, 2013

South Carolinians will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one meeting with South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to discuss any issue. Governor Haley announced that she will hold constituent meetings on Wednesday, February 6th, at 12:00pm at McCormick Town Hall in McCormick, South Carolina. Anyone wanting more information about the meetings should contact (803) 734-2100.

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First All Female Work Details from Whitworth Go Out Today

February 4, 2013

The first waves of female inmates have arrived at the Whitworth Detention Center in Hart County. Today marks the first day that the detention center will send out the all female work details. County Administrator Bob Thomas explains how this detail will work. “What that will be is a roving detail to do clean up…

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Washington-Wilkes Chamber Honors WWHS STAR Students at Banquet

February 4, 2013
Washington-Wilkes Chamber Honors WWHS STAR Students at Banquet

The Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce honored this year’s STAR student at their yearly awards banquet. This year was a history making year, as for the first time in school history, there was a tie for STAR student honors at Washington-Wilkes High School. Kohen Newsome and Jonathan Wood received the honors this year, and each also…

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Kicks off Today

February 4, 2013

Today marks the beginning of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Elbert County and the State of Georgia as well. Elbert County EMA Director Chuck Almond details the purpose of the awareness week. “We like to bring attention to different weather patterns that we see in the spring time and later winter”, said Almond. “It’s to…

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Next UGA President Tapped

February 4, 2013
Next UGA President Tapped

The next president of the University of Georgia will be an insider with extensive knowledge of the state’s flagship university. Jere Morehead, the university’s current provost, was named the sole finalist early last week, following a nation wide search. He will take over for Michael Adams, who is stepping down on June 30th after leading…

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WSGC Set to Participate in Groundhog Job Shadow Day

February 4, 2013

Coming up tomorrow, WSGC Radio will be participating in the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day, which is a program at the Elbert County Middle School, and is co-sponsored by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce. Students will descend on our studios just after 7:00am on Tuesday, February 5th. The students will make their on-air debuts…

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Elberton City Council Meets This Evening

February 4, 2013

The Elberton City Council meets this evening for their regular monthly meeting for the month of February. The council has two speakers from the floor scheduled for the meeting. First, Greg Gunter, Chairman of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce will be present to give an update on all of the chamber’s activities. Following Mr.…

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Cannon Woman with Elbert County Ties, Reported Missing

February 1, 2013
Cannon Woman with Elbert County Ties, Reported Missing

Franklin County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Canon woman. Late Wednesday night, the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for 33-year old Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon. Cooner has been missing since Monday. She is described as a white female, about 5’5” tall, 160-170lbs, with blue eyes and…

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Elberton Man Arrested on Felony Theft by Taking Charges

February 1, 2013
Elberton Man Arrested on Felony Theft by Taking Charges

An Elbert County man is behind bars after have been caught driving a vehicle which he stole earlier this week. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, the sheriff’s office received a call on Tuesday about a stolen Chevrolet Silverado. He says that it was the Hart County Sheriff’s Office that found the vehicle, and…

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  • February 28, 2015 10:00 amWomen Empowerment Conference
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