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Elbert Commissioners Approve Bid to Repair Bridge on River Road

April 23, 2014

Work will soon begin on repairs to the bridge on River Road, which crosses Wahatchee Creek. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explained to the Elbert County Board of Commissioners what exactly the issue was with the bridge. “The bridge abutment has come loose from the bridge, and is actually leaning over towards the creek, so…

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Business and Industry of the Month Award Winners Revealed

April 23, 2014

The Elbert County Chamber of Commerce has revealed April’s winners for Business and Industry of the Month. The Community Pride Committee of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce this month selected Elberton Surgical, LLC as business of the month. Hailo, LLC was selected by the committee as Industry of the Month in Elbert County. May’s…

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Elbert County Man Leads Deputies on Wild Chase Through Bowman Over the Weekend

April 22, 2014
Elbert County Man Leads Deputies on Wild Chase Through Bowman Over the Weekend

Not such a Good Friday for one Elbert County man, who faces a laundry list of charges after leading deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office on a chase through Bowman. On Friday, April 18th, Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says 25-year-old Aaron Jacob Johnson of a Bowman, GA address was traveling down Deep Creek…

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Elbert Commissioners Approve Proposal to Sell Old Stephens School Property to City of Elberton

April 22, 2014

A decision has been made by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners to sell the old Stephens School property. During the commission’s regular meeting last night, the commissioners approved a proposal from the City of Elberton to purchase the property located off of Tate Street. The building has previously been used for the alternative school…

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Running Red Light

April 22, 2014

Two Elbert County residents are facing drug charges after another traffic stop conducted by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, a deputy was following a black SUV, when the vehicle failed to stop for a red light at the intersection of Oliver Street…

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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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  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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  • November 4, 2014 10:00 amParent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 4, 2014 7:00 pmThird Day Youth Revival
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