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Paddington Premieres Tonight at Elbert Theatre

January 16, 2015

It is the opening night for first run movies at the Elbert Theatre, presented by the City of Elberton. Bringing first run movies to Elberton is an undertaking the city has spent a lot of time working on to bring to fruition. “There is a lot of hoops to jump through, red tape, contracts to…

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Procedures to be Enforced for Elbert/Hart Basketball Game on Saturday

January 16, 2015
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This Saturday features a big rivalry matchup in basketball against the Elbert County Blue Devils and Hart County Bulldogs. Last year, the Inferno, where Saturday’s game will be held, was filled to capacity and left many spectators outside unable to come in. That has prompted certain procedures to be released for this weekend’s contest. The…

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Hart County Board of Commissioners Offer Help to Employees

January 16, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County employees who have opted out of the county health insurance plan will still get some help. At their meeting earlier this week, the Hart County Board of Commissioners voted to offer those employees a $100 stipend each month. County commissioner Joey Dorsey submitted the idea. “We’ve…

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Free Physical Day Reminder

January 16, 2015

Free physical day is coming up tomorrow morning for student athletes at the Elbert County Middle School and Elbert County Comprehensive High School. Those who are interested in participating in school related sports will have the chance to participate in the annual ECMS/ECCHS physical day. Beginning at 8:00am Saturday, the Elbert County School System will…

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First Run Movies Debut this Weekend at the Elbert Theatre

January 15, 2015
First Run Movies Debut this Weekend at the Elbert Theatre

It is a big weekend for the City of Elberton and Elbert Theatre. The premiere of first run movies begins tomorrow evening with the showing of the movie Paddington, starring Nicole Kidman. Elberton Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer says the City of Elberton has been working on this for a while. “There is a lot…

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Elbert County 911 Fees Renewed for Another Year

January 15, 2015

The yearly renewal of Emergency 911 fees for Elbert County went off without a hitch Monday evening. Elbert County EMS Director Chuck Almond, speaking at the Commission’s work session last week, said each year resolutions are renewed to allow the collection of fees. “So that Elbert County can impose a fee to collect revenue on…

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Hart Co. Sheriff’s Office Continues to Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Armed Robbery Suspect

January 15, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County authorities continue to search for the suspect who robbed a convenience store last month at gunpoint. Speaking earlier, Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said it happened the evening of December 29th at a Royal Foods on US 29. “He went in there about 10:15p and had a…

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Gas Prices Drop Sharply in Elbert County, Steadily Across the Board

January 15, 2015

Gas prices fell another 7 cents last week as the price of crude oil continues to drop, according to the latest fuel price brief from AAA. The price of crude is continuing its downward slide due to excess supply and weak demand said AAA Spokesman Mark Jenkins. Global oil prices are expected to remain relatively…

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2015 LMIG Projects Given the Go Ahead by EC Commissioners

January 15, 2015

Just less than four and a half miles of road resurfacing work has been given the green light for 2015. The resurfacing projects are possible through the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant, also referred to as the LMIG. The grant is one that requires a 30 percent match from the county.…

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Commissioners Aim for February Vote on Bobby Brown State Park Takeover

January 14, 2015

Come the month of March Bobby Brown State Park could potentially be turned over to Elbert County. That is the word out of Monday’s regular meeting of the Elbert County Board of Commissioners. County Commission Chairman Tommy Lyon asked that the commissioners go over the drawn up lease agreement between now and the commission’s next…

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Calendar

  • February 8, 2015 11:15 amBlack History Fellowship
  • February 14, 2015 11:00 amAnnual Camp Harmony CHICKEN BAR-B-Q
  • February 16, 2015 10:00 amParent/Teacher Conferences Scheduled
  • February 24, 2015 6:00 pmNortheast GA Soybean Production Meeting
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