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Georgia Department of Transportation back at Work this Week

April 7, 2014

Routine maintenance resumes this week in Elbert and surrounding counties announces the Georgia Department of Transportation. In Elbert County a crew will service the driveways that intersect with State Routes 72, 17, and 79 West. More work on Interstate-85 will take place in Franklin County as crews will seal cracks, that work will require lane…

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Called Meeting for EC Commission this Afternoon

April 7, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Commissioner’s regular meeting for April is still a couple of weeks away, but the commission is meeting this afternoon. A called meeting has been announced, and the purpose of this afternoon’s gathering is simple. The commission will discuss and potentially approve the transfer of five acres of land from the…

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Bowman Ready to Host Volunteer Day Clean-Up Tomorrow

April 4, 2014

All hands on deck tomorrow in Bowman, as the city of Bowman is partnering with Keep Elbert County Beautiful to celebrate “The Great American Clean-Up”. It is a volunteer day tomorrow in Bowman says Mayor Pete Gibbons. Gibbons explains what exactly will be taking place on that particular Saturday. “We are asking anyone in the…

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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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Calendar

  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
  • November 3, 2014 7:00 pmThird Day Youth Revival
  • November 4, 2014 10:00 amParent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 4, 2014 7:00 pmThird Day Youth Revival
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