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April Designated as Donate Life Month by Elbert Commissioners

April 22, 2014

An issue that has hit close to home for the Elbert County Board of Commissioners was presented yesterday evening. The commission approved a proclamation declaring the month of April a Donate Life Month in Elbert County. District Two Commissioner Harold Reynolds briefly spoke on the issue yesterday evening. “I realize how important it can be…

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One More Round of Auditions for Next Encore Production Show

April 22, 2014
One More Round of Auditions for Next Encore Production Show

The first day of auditions for an upcoming Encore Productions show is in the book, and the final round of auditions is scheduled for this evening. Who’s On First? is directed by David Bennett, and is the second Encore Production show of the 2014 Elbert Theatre Season. Not to be confused with the famous Abbott…

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Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

April 21, 2014
Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

An Elbert County man remains behind bars facing drug and firearm charges. According to Investigator Lt. Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a tip was received that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a home off of Pickens Point Road. Reese says that tip led to an investigation, which in turn led to a…

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More Discussion on Advertising Policy for EC School District Expected this Evening

April 21, 2014

This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will meet for its regular meeting for the month of April. One item on the agenda is a potential consideration of a new board policy regarding advertising in schools. During the boards work session last week, Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell explained the language of the…

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Elbert Commissioners Expected to Approval Proposal from City of Elberton

April 21, 2014

Tonight may be the night that the Elbert County Board of Commissioners decides what to do with the old Stephens School property. Located off of Tate Street, the property has fallen into disrepair, and has not been used in quite some time. The Elbert County Commission meets tonight with a proposal on the agenda from…

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Voter Registration Deadline Looms

April 21, 2014

Today is the voter registration deadline to be able to vote in the May 20th Primary Elections. Those interested in voting in the primaries have to register to vote by 5:00pm. Absentee Ballot applications are currently being accepted by the Elbert County Registrar’s Office and have already begun being mailed out and will continue being…

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Georgia DOT Crews Back At It in Elbert and Surrounding Counties

April 21, 2014

It’s the same song and dance, as the Georgia Department of Transportation is back in Elbert and surrounding counties for routine maintenance work. Crews will work today through Friday, April 25th between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm each day, as long as the weather allows. Here in Elbert County, a crew will continue to…

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Elbert Commissioners Discuss Idea of a Policy Regarding Use of County Employees

April 18, 2014

A policy regarding how the county uses its employees could be implemented at some point in the future. During the Elbert County Board of Commissioner’s work session yesterday evening, the commissioners discussed how the county’s employees are being used by other governing bodies and agencies. Primarily referring to the City of Elberton and Elbert County…

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Juvenile Arrested on Drug Charges After Joint Operation at Mountain Ed Center in Bowman

April 18, 2014

A collaborative effort by the Elbert, Madison, and Hart County Sheriffs’ Offices leads to the arrest of a juvenile. On April 16th, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and K-9 officer, along with K-9 teams from Madison and Hart County, conducted a sweep of the Mountain Education Center in Bowman wit the cooperation of the administration…

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Easter Events On Tap for this Weekend

April 18, 2014

This weekend is a busy one for Elbert County with several events taking place. Main Street Elberton and Firehouse Church are collaborating if you will, as both are hosting events tomorrow as apart of the Easter weekend celebration. Assistant Director of Community Affairs for Elberton Tiffany Mercer says the downtown square in Elberton will feature…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • 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
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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