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Public Hearing and Regular Meeting for EC Commissioners Tonight

December 10, 2012

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their final regular meeting of the 2012 calendar year later this evening. Prior to the meeting, the commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:00pm. The purpose of the hearing is for the discussion of various zoning cases that have been brought before the Elbert County Planning…

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EC School Board Work Session Tonight

December 10, 2012

This evening the Elbert County Board of Education will hold a work session in anticipation of their regular monthly meeting coming up on next Monday. Three speakers are expected to give presentations this evening. They include Anne Grace from the Elbert County Library, Mary Ann Martin from Educational Resource Inc., and Pam Harris who is…

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Elbert County JROTC Fundraiser Winners Revealed

December 7, 2012

The winners are in for the Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s JROTC Raider Team fundraiser. The fundraiser is a raffle, in which there will be three winners. The grand prize is a fifty foot slab of granite, which is valued at $3,500 and is available in three different colors; it can be used in any…

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Washington-Wilkes Christmas Parade of Lights Set for Tomorrow

December 7, 2012

Tomorrow the City of Washington will hold its 2nd Annual Christmas Parade of Lights. Executive Director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Jenny Clarke says they are expecting an even bigger parade this year. “It is going to be even bigger this year than it was last year. Last year we had fifty floats, and…

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Annual “Toys for Tots” Program Underway

December 7, 2012

The Marine Corps is once again seeking “Toys for Tots” this holiday season. The annual holiday program to help collect toys for families and children in need during the Christmas season is underway. Don Alexander is the Toys for Tots coordinator for Stephens, Franklin, Hart, Elbert, Habersham, and White counties. He says the need is…

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2nd “Shop Washington-Wilkes” Day Slated for Tomorrow

December 7, 2012

The City of Washington is getting prepped for their second “Shop Washington-Wilkes” Day of the year, which will be held tomorrow, December 8th. Jenny Clarke, who is the Executive Director of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, said it is a mutually beneficial day for Washington merchants and residents as well. “It’s just a day that…

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Bowman City Council to Hold Work Session and Called Meeting

December 7, 2012

The City of Bowman will meet this evening for a work session, and following the work session the Bowman City council will hold a called meeting. The work session and called meeting will be held in the council chambers at Bowman City Hall beginning at 7:00pm. The meeting is open for the public to attend.

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Third Rabies Incident of the Year Reported in Elbert County

December 6, 2012

There has recently been a confirmed case of Rabies in a skunk in the Elbert County Area. The incident occurred on the outskirts of the city limits at a Rhodes Drive address. Elbert County Animal Control Director Jeff Simpson said the skunk was chasing and bit a man’s dog. “The skunk was chasing his dogs,…

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Last Chance This Morning to Buy Tickets for JROTC Raider Team Raffle

December 6, 2012

The Elbert County JROTC Raider Team’s final fundraising event of the year comes to a close this morning. Raider Team Coach Master Sergeant Al Homer discussed what the fundraiser will help cover. “Its going to go towards all the fuel costs for the traveling, registration fees for competitions, t-shirts and equipment, and even down to…

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City of Elberton will ‘Wait and See’ in Regards to the Whitworth Detention Center

December 6, 2012

The Georgia Department of Corrections Whitworth Detention Center in Hartwell is switching from a male incarceration facility to an all female facility. The City of Elberton is one of the municipalities that use the current labor force from the detention center, and Elberton Mayor Larry Guest said there are two types of labor they use. “One…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • 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
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