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ECCHS Renovations Catch the Eye of School Facility Publication

March 6, 2014
ECCHS Renovations Catch the Eye of School Facility Publication

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School is making headlines for its ongoing renovation work. The high school was highlighted in the January 2014 edition of American School and University, which focused on the modernization, improved security, and granite accents the renovation project would result in. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said it’s good to…

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Economic Development Again to Be Discussed at EC Commission Work Session

March 6, 2014

Economic Development will again be a topic discussed by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners this evening. The commission is holding a work session this evening in anticipation of its regular monthly meeting coming up on Monday. The capacity in which economic development will be discussed involves laying out the purpose and how the county…

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Preparations Continue for Elbert Theatre’s Dinner and Show Event

March 6, 2014

After a lengthy absence, the whole routine of dinner and a show is making a return to the Elbert Theatre. Partnering with Main Street Elberton, the Elbert Theatre is holding a dinner and a show viewing of the first 2014 Encore Production, Barefoot in the Park. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King says this version of…

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Pre-K Registration Now in Full Swing in Elbert County

March 6, 2014

Elbert County Pre-K registration is currently underway for the 2014/2015 school year. Pre-K registration is being held at the P.J. Blackwell Learning Center all throughout the remainder of this month up until Friday, April 11th. Parents or Legal Guardians will need to call the center to schedule an appointment to register their child. A child…

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City of Elberton Planning to Flush Water System this Weekend

March 5, 2014

It’s that time of the year for the city of Elberton’s yearly required water system flush. Required by the state of Georgia, Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn says the flush is done by opening up all of the city’s fire hydrants one by one. What this does, describes Dunn, is it removes all the built…

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Bond Set for the Four Arrested After Trying to Elude License Check

March 5, 2014

Bond has been set on the four people arrested after trying to avoid a weekend license check. In a story heard on WSGC yesterday, Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews said a suspicious vehicle, which turned out to be stolen from South Carolina, made a u-turn and made off in the opposite direction when approaching a…

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Elberton Medical Center Preparing for Launch of New Online Service

March 5, 2014

In five days a new and convenient online service launches via the Elberton Medical Center. FollowMyHealth is the name of new online tool being implemented by the Elberton Medical Center. According to Brooke Hall, Practice Manager at the Medical Center, it will provide access to personal health records and lets patients have a proactive role…

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Hartwell Man Arrested after Leaving Vehicle Partially Parked in Roadway

March 5, 2014

A suspicious vehicle parked in the road over the weekend, leads to the arrest of a Hartwell, GA man. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, a deputy was on patrol on Highway 77 North and noticed a vehicle parked partially in the roadway. Upon checking the vehicle, two occupants were found; one was identified…

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Gas Prices Steadily Rising Across the Board as Predicted

March 5, 2014

Gas prices finished February with the largest increase since July. The nation’s gas prices averaged $3.34 a gallon in February, the cheapest monthly average since 2011. In prior years, February’s gas prices averaged $3.65 in 2013, $3.55 in 2012 and $3.17 in 2011. Gas prices typically rise this time of year because many refineries cut…

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Four Arrested After Trying to Avoid Weekend License Check

March 4, 2014
Four Arrested After Trying to Avoid Weekend License Check

A routine license check over the weekend results in the arrests of four individuals on drug charges. On Sunday, deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office were conducting a license check at the intersection of Lexington Highway and Brodie Rayle Road. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews, a suspicious vehicle made a u-turn and…

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  • 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 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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