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Free to Breathe 5K Next Saturday

November 2, 2012

Coming up on next Saturday, the Free to Breathe foundation will be holding a 5K Run and one mile walk to raise funds to help those afflicted with lung cancer. Online registration for the event closes on November 5th and costs twenty dollars. To register online, visit www.freetobreathe.org/athens. Runners can also register the day of…

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Drought Conditions Hold Steady in Elbert County

November 1, 2012

Despite former Hurricane Sandy’s stint on the east coast over the last few days, she had very little impact on Northeast Georgia, other than a few days of higher than usual winds. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says that the Southeast as a whole is going to be pretty dry in the near future.…

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Another Citizens Firearm Safety Course in the Book

November 1, 2012

Another year and another Citizens Firearm Safety Course completed for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. The course is made up of two different parts; first citizens will participate in a two day classroom seminar on firearm related material. Then following the classroom portion of the course, citizens get the opportunity to test their new knowledge…

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Successful Night for First Baptist Church’s Annual Fall Festival

November 1, 2012
Successful Night for First Baptist Church’s Annual Fall Festival

Yesterday evening on Halloween, the Elberton First Baptist Church held their annual Fall Festival at the R.O.C. Gym. There was a ton of stuff going at during the festival including a dunking booth, cake walks, bouncy inflatable rides for kids, and face painting. First Baptist Church Pastor Raymond Scott said all proceeds raised during the…

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Two Big Theft by Taking Cases Being Investigated by EC Sheriff’s Office

November 1, 2012

Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into a small string of felony theft by taking cases. The incidents were reported earlier this week on Monday and Tuesday. The first theft was reported at a Jaudon Road address, where the victim reported that over twenty-seven thousand dollars worth of jewelry and cash was stolen from…

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Georgia DOT Announces Project Open House in Elbert County

November 1, 2012

Georgia DOT announces a public information open house detour meeting to discuss the proposed detour necessary for reconstruction of the State Route 368 bridge over Pickens Creek in Elberton. The open house is scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at New Bethel United Methodist Church located at 2708 Rock…

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ROC with Wayne and Garth

October 31, 2012
ROC with Wayne and Garth

  Join 105.3 WSGC this evening at First Baptist Church – The ROC – for their annual Fall Festival for fun and game for all ages.  Their will be bounce rides and games for the kids as well as cake walks for adults along with a special appearance from Wayne and Garth as they broadcast…

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Elbert County JROTC Male Raider Team Three-Peats at State Championship

October 31, 2012

The Elbert County JROTC Raider Team is coming off of one of their most successful weekends in school history. Elbert County sent two different team compositions to the Georgia State Championship Raider Meet; an all male team, and a male-mix team which is made up of six females and six males. According to Raider Team…

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Elbert County Sheriff Urges Parents to Take Caution Tonight

October 31, 2012

As trick or treaters and their families prepare to hit the town and the community looking for treats, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office asks that parents and the community be extra vigilant and cautious. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston had some safety tips to offer to parents with trick or treaters. “Please wear brightly colored…

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Gas Prices Continue Their Decline in the Southeast

October 31, 2012

As expected, retail gasoline prices in the Southeast decreased another 12 cents from last week. Pump prices are expected to continue their decline even as the remnants of Sandy pummel the Northeast. According to AAA’s Manager of Regulatory Affairs Avery Ash, areas of the country that have not been impacted by the storm could see…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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