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ECCHS Homecoming Queen Chosen this Past Friday Night

October 1, 2012
ECCHS Homecoming Queen Chosen this Past Friday Night

This past Friday night, Elbert County crowned this years new Homecoming Queen, Miss Betsy Gaffney. She is the daughter of Mark and Brook Gaffney and a Senior Varsity Basketball cheerleader. Also that night 1st runner up Bri Moon and 2nd runner up Ali Mercer were also recognized. Along with the other members of the Homecoming…

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7th Annual Jimme Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament Sold Out

October 1, 2012

We are officially less than a week away from the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Seventh Annual Jimmy Johnson Memorial Golf Classic. According to Nancy Seymour, who is the Executive Director of the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation, the tournament filled its quota of team back on September 12th, which was three weeks and two days before…

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Elberton City Council to Vote on LOST Agreement Tonight

October 1, 2012

This evening the Elberton City Council will be holding their regular monthly meeting for the month of October. During the meeting, the council is expected to agree to the same Local Option Sales Tax Agreement that the Elbert County Board of Commissioners approved in a called meeting held near the end of September. The L.O.S.T.…

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Elberton Man Behind Bars After Being Arrested on Burglary Charges

September 28, 2012
Elberton Man Behind Bars After Being Arrested on Burglary Charges

An Elbert County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on Burglary charges. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that a woman came home and found a man inside her home. “Deputies responed to a burglary on September 18th on Calhoun Road after a home owner returned home with her infant child and found an individual inside…

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Great Turnout for Wellness Center’s Fun Run and 5K Race

September 28, 2012
Great Turnout for Wellness Center’s Fun Run and 5K Race

The Elbert Memorial Hospital Wellness Center raised some serious cash during their 8th Annual One Mile Fun Run and 5K Race this past Saturday. Lindsay McCurley, who was one of the organizers of the event, said they had great participation. “We had a great turnout; we had over seventy participants in the 5K and in…

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Voter Registration Deadline Just Under Two Weeks Away

September 28, 2012

The Elbert County Registrar’s Office is preparing for the 2012 November General Elections. Chief Registrar of Elbert County Charlotte Ward says that military ballots are a primary focus for her office. “If you have any family members or friends that are military, that is our number one priority, to give these military folks a ballot.…

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Quanathan Billings Turns Self In

September 28, 2012

Elberton Police now have Quanathon “Nate” Billings in custody after he turned himself in yesterday afternoon. Billings was wanted on two counts of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property and numerous traffic charges. Billings fled from Elberton Police officers earlier in the week, after being pulled over during a routine traffic stop. The Elberton Police Department…

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Jackson County Man Named as GDOT Construction Engineer for Northeast Georgia

September 28, 2012
Jackson County Man Named as GDOT Construction Engineer for Northeast Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that Harold Mull is now Georgia DOT’s District Construction Engineer for Northeast Georgia’s District One, which includes Elbert, Madison, Hart, and Franklin Counties. Mull has worked with DOT since 1998.  He began his career as a Civil Engineer Technologist and was promoted to Construction Project Manager in 1999.  Mull…

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20th Annual Lavonia City Fall Festival on Saturday

September 28, 2012

It should be a beautiful weather for the weekend’s annual fall festival in Lavonia. Sponsored by the Lavonia Chamber of Commerce, this is the 20th annual fall festival and according to Chamber president Al Goldsmith, will be the best one yet. In addition to the usual food and craft vendors, this year, Goldsmith said they…

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Elberton Police Looking for a Man on Theft by Receiving Charges

September 27, 2012
Elberton Police Looking for a Man on Theft by Receiving Charges

Elberton Police Investigators are looking for a man who is wanted on two counts of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property and numerous Traffic charges. According to Chief Investigator for the Elberton Police Department Mike Seymour, the man, who is identified as 26 year old Quanathan “Nate” Billings, eluded police after a routine traffic stop. “While…

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