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Coldwater Road Bridge Expected to Re-Open This Evening

December 14, 2012

The bridge on Coldwater Road that runs over Little Cold Water Creek is expected to re-open this evening. The creek had been washing away the concrete embankment on one side, and so the county has had to go in and repair the damage. The bridge closed yesterday at 8:00am. Travelers who frequent the bridge should…

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Hart County Group Moving Forward with Renovation Plans

December 14, 2012

TORCH, the group working to revitalize Railroad St. in downtown Hartwell is one step nearer to closing on the lease of several major pieces of property. Last week, Hart County Chamber Marketing and Tourism Director Nikki Meyer announced a lease agreement has been negotiated by members of TORCH for all the land behind Depot Street,…

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Coldwater Bridge Closes Today for Construction Work

December 13, 2012

Elbert County residents who frequently use the Coldwater Road Bridge over Little Coldwater Creek are asked to find alternate routes of travel due to the bridge being temporarily closed. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explains what type of work will be taking place on the bridge. “Part of the problem is that the creek has…

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Indictment Against Franklin Co. Probate Judge Tossed

December 13, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A judge has thrown out the indictment against Franklin County Probate Judge Eddie Fowler. Fowler was indicted in September on one count of misdemeanor sexual battery after being arrested in late August. During a hearing November 29th, in Franklin County Superior Court, Fowler’s attorney Daniel Moore asked the…

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EC Commission Still Trying to Solve Stevens School Property Problem

December 13, 2012

Elbert County is still trying to figure out the best approach on how to deal with the Old Stevens School property, which is located off of Tate Street in Elberton. Representing the Northside Neighborhood Watch, Chip Rousey spoke to the commissioners about their concern of the building falling into disrepair. “When no body is in…

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EMH Encourages Visitation Cutbacks as Flu Season Arrives

December 13, 2012

Elbert Memorial Hospital announced on earlier this week that due to the admission of patients that have the Flu, we are asking that visitation be limited. This will help protect you, our patients, and Hospital staff. The hospital encourages a flu vaccination if you have not already done so. The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended…

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Bowman Called Meeting Moved to Tonight

December 13, 2012

The City of Council of Bowman will hold a called meeting this evening at Bowman City Hall at 7:00pm. Originally the meeting was supposed to take place last Friday, but due to lack of attendance, the meeting could not be held. Tonight’s called meeting is open for the public to attend.

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Two Arrested in Lavonia Rape, Kidnapping

December 12, 2012
Two Arrested in Lavonia Rape, Kidnapping

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Two Lavonia men are facing multiple charges in connection with an alleged rape of a woman over the weekend. It happened early Saturday morning at a home on Maple St according to Lavonia Police chief Bruce Carlisle. Carlisle said his officers first learned of the case when contacted…

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Elberton Pharmacy Burgler Charged

December 12, 2012
Elberton Pharmacy Burgler Charged

Elberton Police Investigators have found the man responsible for the November 22nd burglary of the Elberton Pharmacy. Police Investigator Scott Maurinch said the suspect gained access to the store by using a brick. “In the processing of the scene, it was determined that the unknown offender at the time had taken a large rock or…

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Last Day of Accepting Gifts for Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade

December 12, 2012

The City of Elberton is asking the community to help make Christmas dreams come true for underprivileged individual in Georgia. The program is the annual Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade, which Elberton Mayor Larry Guest said has been around since the 1950’s. He says that this is a great opportunity for Elberton residents to make a difference…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmFall Festival
  • October 27, 2014 6:00 pmThe Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting
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