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Radiology Department Changes at Elbert Memorial Hospital

April 24, 2013

Positive changes continue to take place at Elbert Memorial Hospital ever since the AnMed Affiliation was finalized. The most recent changes came at the hospital’s radiology department, where a change was made in who handles the Diagnostic Radiology Professional Service to an independent group based out of Anderson, South Carolina. Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough…

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State Route 368 Resurfacing to Begin This Week

April 24, 2013

The resurfacing of State Route 368 in Elbert County is expected to start this week, if the weather permits. Once work begins, it is going to move pretty quickly, as contractor E.R. Snell out of Snellville, Georgia is expecting to finish the entire project in roughly two months. The project will begin with removing damaged…

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EC Commission Approves Purchase of Two Used Cruisers from Georgia State Patrol

April 24, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are moving forward with the purchase of two used vehicles for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Department. During a called meeting earlier this week, Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews went before the commission to request two more used cruisers, which would be purchased from the Georgia State Patrol. When asked…

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Georgia DOT Performing Routine Maintenance in Elbert and Surrounding Counties

April 24, 2013

With resurfacing work getting ready to get started in Elbert County, the Georgia Department of Transportation will also be performing some routine maintenance in our area. In Elbert County, a crew is going to be trimming the vegetation alongside State Route 79. In Hart and Madison Counties, vegetation will be trimmed in the rights of…

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Gas Prices Continue to do Opposite of What Was Expected

April 24, 2013

Gas prices continue to fall through mid-April. Pump prices did the exact opposite of what was forecast at the start of the year. Instead of reaching a peak price, gas prices dropped about forty cents less than they were this time last year. Oil prices also decreased last week after U.S. stocks fell on reports…

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Two Men Still At Large After Bowman Chase

April 23, 2013

Two men are still at large after a chase in Bowman ended in a crash. An Elbert County Sheriff’s Office deputy noticed a Chevrolet Truck with a Four-Wheeler in the back that matched a BOLO from the Hartwell Police Department for a stolen vehicle. The deputy tried to initiate a traffic stop, but the suspects…

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2nd Annual Friends Helping Friends Raises Over $10K

April 23, 2013

Another Successful night for the annual Friends Helping Friends Pageant was held Saturday. Sponsor Sandy Adams tells us approximately how many attended as well as the other events that were being held that night. “The pageant went extremely well, we were just thrilled that over eight hundred people that attended and that is a conservative…

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EC Commission Holds Off Once Again on Purchasing Tractor

April 23, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners are once again holding off on purchasing a new tractor for use by the county road department. During a special called meeting yesterday to discuss the matter, only three of the five commissioners were present during the meeting. The commission decided to move forward with opening the eight bids…

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City of Bowman Closes in on Finalizing Downtown Development Plan

April 23, 2013

The Bowman City Council is one step closer to finalizing its Downtown Redevelopment Plan after last night’s regular meeting. A decision had to be made last night on whether or not the plan should include sidewalk repairs for the entire square, or just for repairs in a particular section of the square. Bowman City Councilman…

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Elberton Square to Host First Ever FAD Fest on Saturday

April 23, 2013

The first ever FAD Fest is coming to Elberton’s Downtown Square this Saturday, April 27th. This weekend is already shaping up to be chalk full of events just like this past weekend. FAD (Fine Arts Department) Fest is presented by the Elbert County School District, and Main Street Director Sissie Herring says it’s a showcase…

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Calendar

  • January 26, 2015 6:00 pmNeighborhood Watch Meeting
  • January 29, 2015 7:00 pmThe Inspirations gospel concert
  • February 8, 2015 11:15 amBlack History Fellowship
  • February 24, 2015 6:00 pmNortheast GA Soybean Production Meeting
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