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Latest Update on Roads via Elberton Police Dept.

February 13, 2014

We are pleased to see the sun out. High temperature today should reach the 40′s. Hard freeze tonight in the mid twenties. Again, please stay inside and do not try to traverse the highways unless absolutely necessary, they are still treacherous. High-temperature Friday will be in the 40′s with another front pushing through Friday night…

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Winter Weather Closings/Cancellations/Delays for Thursday February 13th

February 13, 2014

Updated 2/13/2014 7:40am   The following is a list of closings and delays for Thursday, February 13th.   Closings/Cancellations Elbert County Schools and Board Office – Closed Thursday Athens Technical College All Campuses – Closed Thursday City of Elberton Government – Closed Thursday City of Bowman Government – Closed Thursday Elberton Housing Authority – Closed…

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Weather Tappering Off this Afternoon, Roads Still Remain VERY Dangerous

February 13, 2014

The weather continues to be our top story this morning, as it has been for pretty much this entire week. Rain and snow remains in the forecast today until the mid-afternoon hours, when the precipitation is expected to move out of the area. When it comes to road conditions, not much has changed since yesterday,…

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Ice and Snow on Trees and Power Lines Still a Concern

February 13, 2014

Ice has hit Elbert County hard, and power outages in our area are still a real possibility, though it seems we may have made it through the worst of it already. According to Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn, just a quarter inch of ice is enough to cause power outages, which means the situation is…

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Love, ETC a Read Only Play Coming to Elbert Theatre Tomorrow Evening

February 13, 2014

Don’t let this week’s wintry weather put a chill on your heart for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. Coming up on Friday at the Elbert Theatre is a one time only show called Love, ETC.; which is a read only play. Elbert Theatre Director Toni King explains how this read only play will work. “Its…

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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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Calendar

  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
  • November 3, 2014 7:00 pmThird Day Youth Revival
  • November 4, 2014 10:00 amParent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 4, 2014 7:00 pmThird Day Youth Revival
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