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Two Dead in Atlanta From the Flu, Another Reminder to Get Vaccinated

December 17, 2013

As if we needed another reminder to get vaccinated for the flu, as last week two people in the Atlanta area were claimed by the virus. Doctor Lyn Finelli with the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta says that a majority of deaths are caused by underlying medical conditions. “Most people that die from the…

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Another Push for Public Awareness on Preventing Burglaries by the EC Sheriff’s Office

December 16, 2013

Coming on the back of the arrest of a Hartwell, GA man responsible for several burglaries in Elbert and surrounding counties, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is increasing public awareness to help prevent future burglaries. Arrested last week was 31-year-old Cedric Armon Rucker of Hartwell, GA, who was responsible for seven burglaries in Elbert County,…

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Final American Red Cross Blood Drive of 2013 Takes Place Today

December 16, 2013

The American Red Cross is in the full swing of their 2013-2014 winter blood drive campaign, and the organization is back in Elbert County today for the final time in 2013 for another blood drive. Red Cross Spokesperson Kristin Stancil says that this is a time of the year when historically, the blood supply decreases,…

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Elbert County ROTC Can Drive Ends Today

December 16, 2013

The Elbert County JROTC is doing their part to try and make the holidays special for those in need this season. The program is holding a can drive to benefit the Elberton Branch of the Salvation Army. Those who want to donate to the drive can drop off non-perishable foods at Kimbrell’s Furniture or at…

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A Week Packed Full of Auditions at the Elbert Theatre

December 16, 2013

After Encore Productions’ final show of 2013 came to a close yesterday afternoon, the group is already hitting the ground running for their respective 2014 theatre season. Taking place all this week are auditions on today, tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday. For today and tomorrow, auditions for Barefoot in the Park are scheduled to take place…

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Work Session Cancelled, Called Meeting Instead for Bowman City Council

December 16, 2013

Well it’s a familiar scene for the Bowman City Council, but with a twist this time around. Originally scheduled to take place this evening was a work session for the council, but that has been cancelled, and instead a called meeting will be held in its place. Only one item is on the agenda for…

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Person Responsible For Surrounding Burglaries, Arrested

December 13, 2013

At long last the person responsible for numerous burglaries in Elbert and Hart Counties is behind bars. According to Investigator Captain Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, 31-year-old Cedric Armon Rucker of a Hartwell, GA address, is the man responsible for at least seven burglaries in Elbert County. Rucker also has confessed to…

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EC Board of Commisioners Patience Worn Thin

December 13, 2013

Patience has finally worn thin for the Elbert County Board of Commissioners regarding the Old Rock Gym renovation project. For nearly six months now, the county has been trying to close out the project, but due to Talbot Construction’s inability to complete the punch list laid out by the building’s architect, the county is taking…

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City of Bowman Will Hold a Special Election in 2014

December 13, 2013

The City of Bowman will hold a special election in 2014. Reason for the special election is due to the resignation of one of the respective Bowman City Councilmembers. Prior to this week, Councilwoman Pauline Seigler resigned. The reason for the sudden resignation was not revealed during a work session earlier this week by the…

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Final Weekend for the 2013 Encore Productions

December 13, 2013

Tonight the final weekend of performances for the final show of the 2013 Encore Productions season at the Elbert Theatre takes place. Directed by Ray Stowers, A Christmas Pudding concludes Encore Productions’ 2013 performance season. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains the show follows the format similar to a holiday variety type of show. She…

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