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Hart County Man’s First Court Appearance Yesterday in Alleged Illegal Deer Hunting Incident

December 31, 2013

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A Hart County man had his first court appearance yesterday afternoon, facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting while allegedly hunting deer illegally. It happened Thursday evening on some property off Elrod Ferry Road near U.S. 29 North/Anderson Highway. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said the victim,…

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Gas Prices Set to Increase Heading into the New Year

December 31, 2013

Multiple factors pushed the price for a barrel of oil to more than $100 last week. As a result, retail gas prices will likely move higher this week and into the New Year. Oil prices jumped to $100 for the first time in two months after a government report showed supplies for oil, gasoline, and…

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Successful Holiday Event for Elbert County 4-H

December 30, 2013

The Elbert County Cooperative Extension is coming off a successful Christmas event. On December 12th and 19th, the Elbert County 4-H program accepted donations from Elbert County residents at the Casey Jackson Used Cars dealership. The event was held in conjunction with the program’s storage building raffle, and the goal was to “fill the building”…

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Pre-Registration Comes to a Close for Twilight 5K Event

December 30, 2013

The New Year is upon us, and that means that the Eleventh Annual Twilight Stroll running event is quickly approaching. Having grown more and more each year, the event is poised to draw in even more runners this year. The Twilight Stroll became apart of the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix last year, which…

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Christmas Lane Closure Suspensions Remain in Place for a Few More Days

December 30, 2013

Christmas has come and gone and the countdown has already begun for some on when they can expect Santa to come back to town, but today, lane closure suspensions remain in place to allow those traveling back from their respective Christmas destinations, to do so safely. The Georgia DOT announced just before Christmas, that all…

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Poultry Event Coming up in Comer, GA

December 30, 2013

Chicken and poultry houses in Elbert County are a mainstay of the local economy, but an event is coming up targeted at residents who may just have a small backyard flock they take care of. On January 16th, in Comer, GA the Madison County Extension Office is hosting an education workshop for backyard/small flock poultry…

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Year In Review- Part 1- Day 3

December 27, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners couldn’t win for losing when it came when dealing with the public’s feedback relating to economic development. At work session in September, Greg Gunter pointed out that Elbert County is at a serious disadvantage without having a spec building to offer potential manufacturers. “Why are they going to pick…

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Year In Review- Part 2- Day 3

December 27, 2013

Tragedy struck Elbert County in the later part of the year, as two young men lost their lives in tragic automobile accidents in the month of October. On Wednesday, October 9th, 24-year-old Harley Kane Thomason was heading back to Elbert County along state route 172, and was rear ended by a Chevy pickup truck, while…

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Year In Review- Part 3 -Day 3

December 27, 2013

Into more recent events now in our final segment, as a brutal armed robbery landed an Athens man in a local hospital. The robbery happened in Athens’ east side near Cedar Shoals Drive, where three armed men forced their way into the man’s home. There were two victims of the robbery, a male and a…

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Year In Review- Part 1 Day 2

December 26, 2013

Towards the middle part of the year, local country artist Clay Page and his band won the chance to be apart of Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation Tour. Page and his band took first place at a battle of the bands competition hosted by WSSL 100; the top prize was for an opportunity to play…

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Calendar

  • September 23, 2014 6:00 pmElberton Idol / Jr Idol Auditions
  • September 25, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
  • September 27, 2014 4:00 pmSinging and Revival
  • September 28, 2014 1:00 pm10th Annual Norton Reunion
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