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Elbert County Commission Expected to Vote on Intergovernmental Agreement

November 12, 2013

After pushing back their usual meeting date, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will gather this evening for their regular monthly meeting for November. On the agenda this evening is the big ticket item that has been on not only their agenda, but the Elbert County Board of Education’s and Elberton City Council’s as well,…

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Controlled Burn in Elbert County Smokes Up Elberton

November 12, 2013

Those concerned yesterday about a smoky day in Elberton, can rest easy. According to Elbert County Fire Chief Rick Mewborne, a controlled burn was being conducted off of Old Middleton Road. He says that approximately sixty acres were burned. Controlled burns are common this time of year during the cooler months to reduce fuel buildup…

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week Quickly Approaching

November 12, 2013

National Collection Week for the Samaritan’s Purse is coming up on Monday, where they will accept shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies, and many other items. Southeast Regional Manager Rhonda Anderson talks about the items to include and not include in the shoeboxes. “You can’t put any liquids, perishables, any toys that mimic war toys…

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Elberton Woman Faces Felony Theft by Taking Charge

November 11, 2013

An Elberton woman faces a felony theft by taking charge after being arrested in connection to a theft that occurred earlier this month. Captain Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office said the theft was reported between November 4th and 5th, and the victim reported a total of seven guns stolen from their residence.…

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Elbert County Board of Commissioners Next to Vote on Intergovernmental Agreement

November 11, 2013

It’s the Elbert County Board of Commissioners time to step up to the plate regarding an intergovernmental agreement to demolish the old Hawes Center property located off of Mill Street. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas said this is an attempt to bring the Elberton City Council and Elbert County Board of Education together on a…

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future of Elbert County

November 11, 2013

A week from today, a very important town hall style meeting will take place at the Elberton Civic Center. The purpose of the meeting is to address community economics in 2013, and what the future holds moving forward, as well as to give a snapshot of where the community presently stands and projections of how…

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Special Veterans Day Ceremony set for this Morning at ECCHS

November 11, 2013

Today is the day we salute the brave men and women who have served our country in past wars, and who currently serve, no matter what branch of the armed forces they are in. Each year a special ceremony is held in the Elbert County High School gym for veterans in all five branches of…

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Board of Education Holds Work Session this Evening

November 11, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education holds a work session later this evening in anticipation of their November regular meeting. Expected to be discussed this evening is the Board of Education’s role in an intergovernmental contract regarding the old Hawes Center property located off of Mill Street. The board will also discuss Phase II renovations…

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Elbert County EMS in Process of Changing Patient Transportation Policy

November 8, 2013

A change is in the works by the Elbert County EMS Department about how to deal with patient transportation. The new policy that is being discussed will address some issues with patient transport; more notably it will focus solely on prevent abuse of the services offered by Elbert County EMS. According to Elbert County EMS…

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Bowman Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Wednesday Traffic Stop

November 8, 2013

A Wednesday afternoon traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Bowman man. According to the incident report, the traffic stop was conducted on Thirteen Forks Road just inside of Hart County just after 4:00pm. Further investigation led deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office to find a substance called Methadone. As a result, 35-year-old…

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