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Gasoline Prices Continue to Steadily Increase

February 25, 2015

AAA said gas prices jumped another four cents last week. The current national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.29. Motorists are now paying 26 cents more a gallon since prices hit a national low of $2.03 on January 26th. The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Georgia is $2.23…

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Elbert County Schools on Normal Schedule for Wednesday

February 24, 2015

The Elbert County School System is planning a regular school day for Wednesday morning. However, in the event that weather conditions prompt the need for early dismissal, a minimum of a two-hour notice will be provided via the school system’s website. That notice can also be found on our website at www.wsgcradio.com, click on news.…

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Elbert County Schools on NORMAL Schedule Today

February 24, 2015

Elbert County saw a slight dusting of snow in the overnight hours, but not too much accumulation. Many are wondering the status of Elbert County schools this morning, and according to Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell, Elbert County schools are going to be operating on a normal schedule. Bell says buses will be running…

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Elberton Man Facing Drug Charges after Traffic Stop

February 24, 2015

An Elberton man is facing drug charges after being involved with a traffic stop late Friday night. The stop resulted Friday night after a deputy with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office noticed no taillights on the vehicle of 30-year-old Demetrius Hill. The stop took place in the driveway of a Lake Forest Drive home, the…

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Elbert Commissioners Hoping for a Successful Inagural Pumpkin Chunkin Event

February 24, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are looking to piggyback on the annual Granite City Fall Festival for an inaugural event. That event would be the 1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin contest. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explains how these events work. “What these are, are man made machines that take pumpkins and chunk em and…

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New Recycling Event Announced by Keep Elbert County Beautiful

February 24, 2015

Keep Elbert County Beautiful is gearing up for another recycling happy hour event. This time the recycling event will be held in Bowman, Georgia at the recycle center in Bowman. Saturday, March 14th is the date to circle on your calendars, as KECB volunteers will be on hand assisting people with unloading their vehicles from…

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UGA Ready to Dedicate New Washington, D.C. Building

February 24, 2015

The University of Georgia is set to dedicate its Washington, D.C. facility on Thursday. The University of Georgia will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Delta Hall, its new permanent residential facility located in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at 608 Massachusetts Ave., NE. UGA established the permanent facility in Washington, D.C., to…

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Elbert Co. Commissioners Announce Date for Retreat to Discuss the Upcoming Year for EC

February 23, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners has announced their yearly retreat coming up at the end of this week. The purpose of the retreat is for the commissioners to sit down with key figures to discuss what can be done to benefit Elbert County in various areas from infrastructure to economic development to healthcare. Arrowhead…

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UGA Looking to Pursue Criminal Charges in Fraternity Gun Incident

February 23, 2015

University of Georgia President Jere Morehead had his hands full with another issue that happened last week. That issue, the wild firing of a handgun into the air at a fraternity party. That stemmed from an altercation between fraternity members; fortunately no one was injured during the incident. No action is being taken at this…

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5th Annual Memorial Bass Tourney Fundraiser on the Horizon for TJ and Friends

February 23, 2015

The TJ and Friends Foundation are anixiously looking forward to their first fundraising event of 2015, coming up in early March. That fundraiser is planned for Saturday, March 7th and will be the 5th Annual Memorial Bass Tournament, which will be hosted at the Elbert Boat Ramp on Richard B. Russell Lake. TJ and Friends…

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