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Stephens County Man Arrested for Fleeing from Stephens County Law Enforcement Officers

May 12, 2014

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa   The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says a Toccoa man faces charges for fleeing from deputies as a safety check last week. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says that it started at about 1:30 p.m. last Monday when a white jaguar driven by 44-year-old Sidney Fortson of West Spring…

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Auditions for a Teen Only Show Begin Today

May 12, 2014

The first day of auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Interlude begins today. This shortened version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will actually be performed in Sutton Park in Elberton on August 16th and 17th at 2:00pm. All twenty-plus roles in the production are for teenagers in sixth thru twelfth grades. Auditions…

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Elbert School Board Holds Work Session this Evening

May 12, 2014

It’s double duty this evening for the Elbert County Board of Education. Originally scheduled for this Monday for the board was a work session, but also scheduled to take place this evening just prior is a called meeting, in which the board is expected to approve personnel recommendations. Following the called meeting, the board will…

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Three Arrested After Chase Led ECSO Into Hart and Madison Counties

May 9, 2014

A Tuesday night vehicle chase lands three people in jail on drug related charges. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says a deputy tried to conduct a traffic stop in Bowman, GA. Officers on patrol attempted traffic stop on West Hendrix street, Bowman Georgia at which time the vehicle failed to stop, fleeing officer, chase led…

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Georgia DOT Crews Continue To Work On A Plan To Repair Sinkhole

May 9, 2014

Georgia DOT crews continue to work on a plan to repair the major sinkhole that opened up under SR51/Reed Creek Highway this week. The sinkhole, near Boat Road, is approximately 20 feet deep, 15 feet long and 8 feet wide and takes up the entire northbound lane. Under the pavement is a 10-foot high galvanized…

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Early Voting Scheduled For Tomorrow Saturday

May 9, 2014

We are approaching the final week of early voting in Elbert County, which follows after tomorrow’s special Saturday early voting day. At the close of early voting on Wednesday, a total of 117 people had cast in person early votes, which averages out to roughly 17 people per day. Early voting hours tomorrow will be…

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Big Time Drug Bust in Martin GA

May 9, 2014

A Martin man faces drug and other charges after authorities arrested him at his home last week. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says it started last week when authorities received information about a delivery about to take place to a Martin residence. On Tuesday April 29th, the NCIS team and the Stephens County sherrifs office …

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Congressmen Collins Votes and Speaks in Favor of House Resolution 574

May 9, 2014

The United States House of Representatives hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Wednesday evening Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) and the majority of his colleagues voted to hold Lois Lerner, former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of Congress for her refusal to cooperate with congressional investigations into IRS targeting practices. Speaking on the…

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Sinkhole Developed on State Route 51 in Hart County

May 8, 2014

Georgia DOT crews are still assessing the damage caused by a sinkhole that developed on State Route 51 in Hart County around 11:00am Tuesday morning. According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, the hole, which measures at least 20-ft deep, 15-ft long and 8-ft wide, was discovered this morning by a motorist. Cleveland said what…

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Succesful Annual FHF Annual Fun Field Day

May 8, 2014

Another successful Annual Fun Field Day for Friends Helping Friends is in the books. Friends Helping Friends held their Annual Fun Field Day this past Friday May 2nd. Chrystal Thomas Friends Helping Friends Sponsor, says how everything went. “We had the fire truck there, and we had a lot of water games for the kids…

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  • November 30, 2014 11:30 am5th Sunday Educational program
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