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Elbert School Board Approves Financing Plan for Phase II Renovations at ECCHS

April 15, 2014
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A financing plan for Phase Two renovations at the Elbert County Comprehensive High School has finally been approved by the Elbert County Board of Education. That news after a called meeting held by the school board yesterday evening. According to Chief Financial Officer Ben Childs, some time ago the school board adopted a resolution saying…

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Still Unclear Why Franklin County Man Killed Two People from this Weekend

April 15, 2014
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A domestic dispute takes the life of three people in Hart County. It happened at Froh’s Restaurant on Rock Springs Road in Hart County. According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, the restaurant had closed for the night, when the gunman stormed in. “I got the call about…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful’s Weekend Clean-Up Goes Extremely Well

April 15, 2014
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Still young after its founding, the Keep Elbert County Beautiful (KECB) Branch of the Keep America Beautiful organization is coming off a successful community clean up. On Saturday, a total of twenty-seven volunteers came out and helped pick up litter at numerous public boat ramps not located within state parks. Keep Elbert County Beautiful Executive…

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25th Annual Big Iron Crank Up Takes Over Bowman this Weekend

April 15, 2014
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A lot of work has been put in by the Bowman Community as they are preparing for this weekend’s Big Iron Crank Up. Coming off a volunteer clean up day held in partnership with the Keep Elbert County Beautiful branch of the Keep America Beautiful organization, nearly twenty residents helped pick up trash and spruce…

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Voter Registration Deadline to Vote in May Primaries Less than a Week Away

April 15, 2014
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The voter registration deadline to be able to vote in the May 20th Primary Elections is now less than a week away. Those interested in voting in the primaries have to register to vote by April 21st at 5:00pm. There is only one contested race taking place in Elbert County and that is for District…

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Double Homicide in Hart and Franklin Counties Over the Weekend

April 14, 2014
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Tragedy in Hart County this weekend, as a Hart County couple were the victims of a double homicide. It happened just after midnight on Sunday, according to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland. He says 46-year-old Sammy Chumley, address unknown at this time, walked into Froh Mullers Restaurant off of Rock Springs Road in Hart County,…

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First Blood Drive in Spring Coming Up Later Today

April 14, 2014
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It was mentioned on Friday, and now the day has arrived when the American Red Cross stops by Elbert County looking to bolster blood supply numbers. Donor Recruitment Manager for the American Red Cross Janet Jarrett says the organization soon faces another problem, which is the summer months, where a large percentage of its usual…

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Called Meeting and Work Session Scheduled for EC School Board

April 14, 2014
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This evening the Elbert County Board of Education is back to work with a planned work session. Prior to the work session taking place will be a called meeting to vote on a resolution to approve Phase II Renovation Financing. That called meeting begins at 5:15pm, and will be held in the Board of Education…

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Doug Collins Pleased with US House of Reps. Passing of a Balanced Budget

April 14, 2014
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Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) on Thursday welcomed the passage of the 2015 House Republican budget, H.Con.Res. 96. The budget passed on Thursday once again would lower federal spending by more than $5 trillion by the time it balances in 2025. Congressman Collins said, “Once again, we’ve passed a budget that puts people first. For the…

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Georgia DOT Crews Back to Work in Northeast Georgia

April 14, 2014
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The Georgia Department of Transportation again announces routine maintenance activities planned for Elbert and surrounding counties. Crews will work today through Friday, April 18th between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm each day, as long as the weather allows. Basic work continues in Elbert County, as crews will service the driveways that intersect with State…

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  • April 23, 2014FHF Braves Game Trip
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 amAnnual Cause for Paws 5K Obstacle Run
  • April 27, 2014St. Mary's CME Church 146 Church Anniversary
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