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1st Ever Sweetheart Stroll Close to Wrapping Up

February 13, 2014

Another inaugural promotion is about to wrap for Main Street Elberton, despite this week’s winter weather mess. After an extremely successful 12 Days of Christmas Cash contest held in conjunction with Candlelight Shopping back in December, Tiffany Gibbons with Main Street Elberton says this promotion stemmed from that contest. “The idea behind it is you…

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Roads Across the State of Georgia and Here in Elbert County Unsafe for Travel

February 12, 2014
Roads Across the State of Georgia and Here in Elbert County Unsafe for Travel

With ice accumulating as we speak, and remaining in the forecast pretty much all day, road conditions are only expected to get worse. Georgia Department of Transportation Communications Officer Teri Pope says reports of ice on roadways across northeast Georgia are already flooding in. “We are starting to have reports of icing, it is imperative…

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Winter Weather Closings/Delays for February 12th

February 12, 2014

Updated 2/12/2014 9:24am   The following is a list of closings and delays for Wednesday, February 12th.   Closings/Cancellations Elbert County Schools and Board Office – Closed Wednesday Elbert County Government – Closed Wednesday Bubba Foods – Closed Wednesday Mollertech – 1st Shift Letting out at 11:00am, 2nd and 3rd Shift Do NOT report for…

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Elbert County Expected to get Hit Hard with Snow and Ice Today

February 12, 2014

Ice Ice Baby, that’s the phrase to keep in mind as Elbert County is getting pelted with sleet and freezing rain this morning. The National Weather Service out of Greenville-Spartanburg is confident that this storm will produce a crippling blow to our area. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says it’s hard to say what…

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Two South Carolina Residents Arrested on Manufacturing Meth Charges

February 12, 2014

A call about a potentially impaired driver results in the arrest of two Iva, South Carolina residents on meth charges. On Sunday, February 9th, deputies with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible impaired driver on Highway 368. The vehicle, a 1997 GMC 1500 truck, was located and a traffic stop…

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Elbert County Commission Approves Zoning for Cell Tower Construction

February 12, 2014

Verizon Wireless is adding to their respective coverage network in Elbert County. That news comes after the approval from the Elbert County Board of Commissioners okaying the construction of a new cell phone tower. Patrick Hopp with the Elbert County Planning Commission outlines some of the conditions that had to be met before the planning…

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Winter Storm Warning Remains in Effect Until 6:00pm Thursday

February 11, 2014
Winter Storm Warning Remains in Effect Until 6:00pm Thursday

A MAJOR WINTER STORM GRADUALLY DEVELOPING ACROSS NORTHEAST GEORGIA...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...   MAINLY LIGHT PATCHY SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE HEAVIER PRECIPITATION RAMPS BACK UP OVERNIGHT. MORE ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION OVERNIGHT JUST AS A VERY COLD AIRMASS SETTLES SOUTHWARD FROM HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC.…

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Notice from WSGC Radio Regarding Ice Affecting our Signal

February 11, 2014

This is an emergency weather programming notice from WSGC. If the forecasts of heavy ice accumulations in southern Elbert County are realized, it is possible that power will be lost at our 105.3 transmitter site on River Road near the Elbert/Wilkes county line . To ensure we can continue broadcasting we will also be repeating…

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Winter Weather Closings/Delays for February 11th

February 11, 2014

Updated 2/11/2014 1:46pm   To report a closing or delay you can contact our studios at (706) 213-1051, (706) 283-1400, or by email at stephens@gacaradio.com. The following is a list of weather related closings/delays for February 11th.   Closed/Cancelled Elbert County Schools – Closed Tuesday (All 12-month employees report when or if conditions allow) Athens…

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Georgia DOT Noon Update for Northeast Georgia Road Conditions

February 11, 2014

Looks are deceiving in a winter wonderland especially on bridges. Driving conditions are more could become hazardous quickly on bridges and elevated structures. Georgia DOT maintains 2,100 centerline miles of state routes and interstates in the 21 county Northeast Georgia Region. There are over 750 bridges in the region. On average, drivers cross a bridge…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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