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2nd Annual Resurrection Festival Scheduled for this Weekend

March 30, 2015

Coming up on Saturday, it’s the return of the 2nd annual resurrection festival. The event will be one that is free to the public to attend. Eric Lundy, who is the main organizer of the festival, was live in studio last week talking about the festival, and said the event will feature one of the…

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BBQ Fundraiser Coming Up for Local Child with Cancer

March 30, 2015

In roughly two weeks a benefit for a local child diagnosed with Leukemia will be held. 12-year-old Johathan Hulme has been diagnosed with Luekemia. A BBQ sandwich fundraiser will be held at A & D Cycles right here in Elberton, Georgia; and if the weather allows a bake sale and car wash fundraiser will also…

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NE GA Council on Domestic Violence Lands Big Loan from USDA

March 30, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence will be moving into new digs soon thanks to major loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency. Earlier this month, the USDA announced it had awarded the non-profit group a Community Facilities loan in the amount of $517,000.…

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Bad Score for Georgia on Welfare Reform Report Card

March 30, 2015

The State of Georgia doesn’t fair to well on the 2015 Welfare Reform Report Card. The report card is the result of a comprehensive piece of scholarship produced by four public policy researchers at The Heartland Institute. Georgia was among seven states that earned an “F” for its welfare reform policies; placing 44th out of…

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UGA Vet Teaching Hospital Open at New Location

March 30, 2015

The University of Georgia’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is now open at its new location. The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital saw its first appointments on Wednesday at its new location, 2200 College Station Road. The hospital is part of the new UGA Veterinary Medical Center, which also includes an education building for teaching veterinary…

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Another Solid Financial Month for Elbert Memorial Hospital

March 27, 2015

It was another good month financially for Elbert Memorial Hospital. That was the information presented at the monthly meeting of the EMH Authority Board. According to the hospital’s operating statement for February, prior to any non-operating income, the hospital generated a profit of roughly $64,000 for the month. Elbert Memorial CEO Brandon Clary pointed out…

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New Hartwell GSP Post 52 Hosts Open House

March 27, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hundreds gathered last Friday to celebrate the official opening of the new Hartwell Georgia State Patrol Post. Post 52 opened in early January, but the actual ribbon cutting and open house took place on Friday afternoon. Local and state officials, including Governor Nathan Deal and State Representative Alan…

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Athens Tech’s Elbert Campus Welcomes Latest Addition

March 27, 2015
Athens Tech’s Elbert Campus Welcomes Latest Addition

Athens Technical College officially commemorated its newest addition to the Elbert County Campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at the Williford Building. The ceremony was for the addition of the Athens Technical College Economic Development Training Center, which now houses the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman. At the ceremony…

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Trout Fishing Season Opens Up this Weekend in Georgia

March 27, 2015

Anglers in Georgia will want to get out their gear and head out for a day of fishing this weekend. That’s when the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division opens the 2015 Trout Season. John Lee Thompson is the Trout Stocking Coordinator for the DNR. Thompson said they are already stocking Georgia streams with…

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‘Good Morning America’ Anchor to Deliver UGA Spring Commencement

March 27, 2015

The University of Georgia graduates in the spring will be addressed by Amy Robach. The “Good Morning America” anchor will give undergraduates one final charge on May 8th before the University of Georgia sends its newest alumni off with a fireworks farewell. The spring commencement ceremony will begin at 7:00pm and will be held at…

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