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Elbert County man sentenced for conspiring to sell methamphetamine while in prison

June 26, 2015

20 years in prison for an Elbert County man; his punishment for federal conspiracy charges: 49 year old David Benton was sentenced Thursday in US District Court in Athens, to 220 months in federal prison, for conspiring to sell methamphetamine from state prison. US Attorney Michael Moore says Benton recruited an accomplice while serving time in 2013 on…

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WSGC News for June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015

A guilty plea in Hartwell for Sedrick Armone Rucker: jury selection was to start yesterday for the man accused of robbing 16 homes in Hart County. WLHR reports the burglaries spanned an eight week period back in 2013. In a December 2013 confession, Rucker admitted to at least seven burglaries in Elbert County, a confession…

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WSGC News for June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015

Budget talk is on the agenda in Elbert County this afternoon: the first in a series of budget hearings, set for5PM at the Elbert County Government Complex in Elberton. County Administrator Bob Thomas, trying to cut a quarter of a million dollars from the Elbert County budget by July 1.  Thomas says he’s confident they can make…

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WSGC News for June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015

The on-again, off-again trial of admitted Athens cop killer Jamie Hood will resume today in an Elbert County courtroom. On Friday, Athens DA Ken Mauldin, filed a notice of appeal to the State Supreme Court, against Judge Patrick Haggards decision to have the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office hand-deliver 200 summonses last week, when the poolof potential…

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Joe Marshall Ward

June 22, 2015

Mr. Joe Marshall Ward, age 71 of 3576 Ruckersville Rd., Elberton, Ga., went to tbe with the Lord on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Rainey Hospice House. Born February 3, 1944 in Guyton, Ga., he was the son of the late Charles Herman Ward and Jennie Haley Ward. He was retired from Owens-Corning. Mr. Ward…

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WSGC News for June 22, 2015

June 22, 2015

The monthly meeting of mayor and council for the city of Bowman is on tap for tonight: expect council to set the dates for coucil elecions in November. A first reading is also expected on the resolution for a pay raise for Bowman elected officials; a proposal Mayor Pete Gibbons says is to bring pay…

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WSGC Off Air Tuesday June 16

June 15, 2015

Here is a special programming note from WSGC. We will be off the air all day Tuesday in order for work to be completed to our transmitting tower near Fortsonia on River Road near the Washington Highway . WSGC Radio will return at 6 a.m.Wednesday June 17th. We apologize for this inconvenience to our listeners and advertisers.

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Lost Yellow Lab

April 20, 2015

3 month old yellow lab in the Ruckersville/Tobe Wells Road area. If found please call 706-498-4791.

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George Adams

April 16, 2015

George Perry Adams passed from this life late on Monday, April 13 in Port Charlotte, Florida, at age 90. Perry made his home both in Tignall, Georgia and in Punta Gorda, Florida. Perry is survived by his sister, Emma Sue Adams McDaniel, of Senoia, Georgia, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded…

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Joseph Brown

April 7, 2015

Joseph Edward Brown, age 25, of Elberton, GA passed Sunday, April 5, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706)283-4566

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