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Board of Education District 3 Hearing Cancelled, No Make Up Date Yet

April 4, 2014

It seems it is going to take some more time to determine if one of the candidates running in the Elbert County Board of Education District 3 race can actually do so. Originally scheduled for yesterday afternoon was supposed to be a hearing challenging the candidacy of Donald Wayne Ward, but that hearing was cancelled.…

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Bond Set for the Three Arrested at Rose Hill Motel

April 4, 2014

Bond has been set for three individuals arrested after a search of their motel room resulted in drugs being located. The arrests were the result of Elbert County Sheriff’s Office investigators assisting the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office, who were investigating a series of thefts in South Carolina, follow a lead which led them to the…

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UGA Celebrates 100 Years of Forestry Student Leadership

April 4, 2014

The University of Georgia Forestry Club will celebrate its centennial on Saturday in Whitehall Forest with a number of festivities, including a time capsule ceremony and video heritage screening. The “100 Years of Forestry Club” Historical Exhibit opens at 10 a.m. in Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road, in the heart of Whitehall Forest. At 4…

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Elbert County Kindergarten Registration Begins this Morning

April 4, 2014

Kindergarten registration day for the 2014-2015 school year takes place this morning. Parents or legal guardians can register any child who will be five years old on or before September 1st, 2014, any child who is a resident in Elbert County. Items requested from those registering their student include the following: your child, certified copy…

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Elbert County Woman Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

April 3, 2014
Elbert County Woman Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

An Elbert County woman is still behind bars at the Elbert County Detention Center facing drug trafficking charges. Investigators with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office carried out a search warrant around 2:00am on Tuesday, April 1st at a Brown’s Bridge Road address in Bowman, GA. “During the search warrant executions, Pam Hill age 36, from…

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Three People Arrested Drug Related Charges

April 3, 2014
Three People Arrested Drug Related Charges

Tuesday seemed to be quite a busy day for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, as three more people were arrested on drug related charges. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, investigators from Elbert County were assisting the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office in locating potential suspects wanted for a serious of…

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Northeast Georgia CASA Receives State Recognition

April 3, 2014

CASA, a non-profit group that speaks for children in Northeast Georgia, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month with a special honor. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate. Earlier this month, the group was awarded the 2014 Established Program Award of Excellence at the Georgia CASA State Conference. Michelle Mitchell is the Executive Director…

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2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration To Be Held Tomorrow

April 3, 2014

The Elbert County School System has announced its Kindergarten registration day for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents or legal guardians can register any child who will be five years old on or before September 1st, 2014, any child who is a resident in Elbert County. Now all current pre-k students are automatically enrolled, so there…

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Tornado Siren Test Coming Up Later this Morning

April 3, 2014

It is excellent weather in store for us throughout the day in Elbert County. That being said don’t panic or be concerned if you hear tornado sirens going off this morning, as according to Elbert County EMS Director Chuck Almond, the county will be conducting a test of the tornado warning system. He says with…

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Investigation Continues on Elberton Man Facing Several Sexual Exploitation of Children Charges

April 2, 2014

Additional charges may still be coming for 43-year-old Christopher Wayne Harrison of Elberton, who remains in custody on several counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children. According to Sherry Lang, Director of Public Affairs for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the GBI received a tip from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children. “The GBI…

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  • October 2, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
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