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Elbert County Teachers of the Year Recognized at School Board Meeting

October 23, 2012

Teacher of the year awards were handed out last night at the Elbert County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting. Elbert County Primary teacher Debbie Jameson was chosen as the over all Teacher of the year for Elbert County. Jameson said it’s been a privilege working with her fellow teachers and children for the past…

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ECCHS and ECMS Band Programs Continues Fruit Fundraiser

October 23, 2012

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School and Elbert County Middle School Band Programs are in the midst of their annual fruit sale fundraiser. Darrin Rucker, with the High School Band Program, said this has been a long lasting fundraiser for both programs. “We sale several different types of fruit, and we have quite a few…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Investigating String of Thefts in Hamp Brown Road Area

October 23, 2012

A string of three separate thefts were reported over the weekend in Elbert County in the Hamp Brown Road area. According to a report, on Friday, October 19th, the first of the three thefts involved a stolen vehicle, which was valued at five thousand dollars. Then on Sunday, October 21st, a four-wheeler valued at over…

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City of Bowman Will Hold First Ever Halloween Bash This Weekend

October 23, 2012
City of Bowman Will Hold First Ever Halloween Bash This Weekend

The City of Bowman, this Saturday, will be hosting its first ever Halloween Bash on Bowman’s Downtown Square. Bowman City Councilman and Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons said the city wanted to have something to do for the kids. “We got a lot of calls in the community to do something for the kids, so…

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Elberton Man Wanted in Shooting Incident Arrested in Concord, NC

October 22, 2012
Elberton Man Wanted in Shooting Incident Arrested in Concord, NC

The Elberton Police Department announced on Friday evening that 25 year old Tyson Dantrail Evans was arrested in Concord, North Carolina. Evans was wanted for his involvement in an incident in which he allegedly shot an Elberton man during a party that lasted until the early hours of Sunday, October 14th. Evans was apprehended by…

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Over 10% of Elbert County’s Registered Voters Have Cast Ballots

October 22, 2012

The first week of Early Voting in Elbert County is in the books, and so far voter turnout has been exceptionally strong. Robin Webb, who is with the Elbert County Registrar’s Office, had an interesting statistic regarding Early Voting so far. “Early voting has been very successful; over ten percent of our registered voters have…

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A Call for Resignation is Expected Tomorrow Evening at Calhoun Falls’ City Council Meeting

October 22, 2012

A call for resignation; at least which is what can be expected during tomorrow evening’s Calhoun Falls City Council Meeting. Councilman Charlie Tillman is expected to call for the resignation of Councilman Keith Ashley, for an alleged racist remark that Ashley made during a called council meeting in late September. Tillman said that Ashley called…

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EC Sheriff’s Office Investigating TV Theft

October 22, 2012

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary incident that occurred off of the Bowman Highway. The victim reported, on Thursday, October 18th, that someone had broken in and stolen a television set. The TV that was stolen was valued at $1,200. The investigation into this burglary is on going by Elbert County Sheriff’s…

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Bowman City Council and EC Board of Education Hold Meetings Tonight

October 22, 2012

Two local meetings will be taking place this evening in Elbert County. The Bowman City Council will be holding their regular monthly meeting for the month of October at Bowman City Hall. Expected to be discussed is an update on Bowman’s attempt to have its downtown classified as a historical district. In new business, the…

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BREAKING: Elberton Man Wanted in Shooting Incident in Custody

October 19, 2012
BREAKING: Elberton Man Wanted in Shooting Incident in Custody

U.S. Marshalls have apprehended 25 year old Tyson Dantrail Evans in Concord, North Carolina. Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh gave a statement on the arrest. “We appreciate the help from all the agencies involved in the search”, said Welsh. “We are absolutely tickled with the U.S. Marshall’s Service. Tyson Evans is now in custody, and…

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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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