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Congressman Collins Follows Up on “ATL Blaze” Operation

April 10, 2014
Congressman Collins Follows Up on “ATL Blaze” Operation

Collins addresses sting operation “ATL Blaze” with Attorney General Holder On Tuesday Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) revisited the issue of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ storefront operation in Atlanta, ATL Blaze, when Attorney General Eric Holder appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Attorney General Holder testified before the House Judiciary Committee for…

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UGA Names New VP for Development and Alumni Relations

April 10, 2014

Kelly Kerner, who has been senior vice president for development and alumni relations and secretary of the college at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, has been named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Georgia. The appointment was announced by UGA President Jere W. Morehead on Tuesday. Kerner’s appointment is effective…

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Third Annual Friends Helping Friends Beauty Pageant Proves to be Most Successful

April 9, 2014

In advertisements here at WSGC radio, we asked to help make this year’s Friends Helping Friends Beauty Pageant and Auction the biggest yet, and that goal seems to have been accomplished. Over the weekend, the third annual Friends Helping Friends Beauty Pageant was held at the Elbert County Middle School Auditorium. FHF Club Advisor Crystal…

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Caterpillar to Hold Information Sessions at EC Campus of Athens Tech

April 9, 2014

Caterpillar will be holding an information session at the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College next week. Information session participants will have an opportunity to meet Caterpillar employees who work in quality, fabrications, and the assembly department. Representatives from Athens Technical College will be available to discuss the various programs of study offered by…

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Several Arrests Made this Weekend by Elbert County Sheriff’s Office

April 9, 2014

A busy weekend for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office as several license check points and traffic stops lead to numerous arrests.   On Friday, 50-year-old Debra White of a Cromer Road address was arrested on charges of Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Possession of Open Alcohol Container. Also arrested…

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Hart County Set to Take Over Two Parks from US Army Corps of Engineers

April 9, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County has agreed to lease two parks on Lake Hartwell from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At their regular meeting last month, the Board of Commissioners voted to lease both Long Point and Milltown Parks. Both parks were scheduled for permanent closure by the U.S. Army…

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Gasoline Prices Continue Upward Tick in Prices

April 9, 2014

Gasoline prices continued their spring push this week amid tightened supplies and increasing demand. The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is the highest since August. Prices in Georgia reached their highest levels since September 2013. Every spring refiners are required to switch to producing summer-blend gasoline by May 1, with gasoline required…

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Three More Guns Recovered from March 11th Burglary

April 8, 2014

Additional items that were stolen in March have been recovered by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. According to Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a burglary was reported off of Jaudon Road back on March 11th. During that burglary, Scarborough says a total of nine guns and one television were stolen from…

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First Volunteer Clean Up Day in Bowman Goes Quite Well

April 8, 2014

Not too far down the road for the city of Bowman is its Big Iron Crank Up, and ahead of that event, a volunteer day to help clean up the city was held this past Saturday. Nearly twenty strong turned out this weekend, and Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons said it was a great turnout.…

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Elberton City Council Approves a Pair of Resolutions

April 8, 2014

The Elberton City Council approved two resolutions yesterday evening, and placed a new ordinance on first reading. A slight change was made to a resolution in which the city would accept a donation of .34 acres of land and quit claim an adjacent .207 acres. New language which read as “and as additional consideration the…

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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 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
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