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Last Week of Early Voting in Elbert County

October 29, 2012

This week is the final week that Elbert County Voters will have the chance to vote early for the 2012 November General Election. According to Chief Registrar of Elbert County Charlotte Ward, there were over two hundred and fifty early voters during her office’s Saturday vote. Accounting for that number, there have been just shy…

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Annual Granite City Fall Festival Coming up This Weekend

October 29, 2012
Annual Granite City Fall Festival Coming up This Weekend

On Saturday, November 3rd, the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce, Elberton Granite Association, and Main Street Elberton are partnering up to put on the annual Granite City Fall Festival. There will be plenty to do for the family at the festival, and Chamber President Phyllis Brooks says that the 4-H area is one of the…

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“Rally 4 Quarters” Fundraiser Taking Place at Elbert/Hart Football Game

October 26, 2012

Tonight, fans from both Hart County and Elbert County will find themselves united against a single opponent. That opponent is childhood cancer. During halftime of the Elbert/Hart football game this evening, helmets will be passed through the crowd to take in contributions for the Rally Foundation’s “Rally 4 Quarters” fundraiser.  The foundation donates money to childhood…

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Four Franklin County Teens Arrested Accused in Home Invasion and Shooting

October 26, 2012
Four Franklin County Teens Arrested Accused in Home Invasion and Shooting

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   After an intense two-day search, Franklin County Sheriff’s investigators arrested the four Franklin County teenagers accused in a home invasion and shooting on Wednesday. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said the four donned masks and broke into the home of an elderly man near Victoria Bryant State Park on Monday…

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Elbert County Voters Have to Chance to Vote Tomorrow

October 26, 2012

The Elbert County Registrar’s Office will be holding a Saturday Early Vote day for Elbert County Voters. Chief Registrar Charlotte Ward said that Saturday early voting days were implemented to help out smaller counties in the state. “The reason they came up with a Saturday vote, is because we used to have a 45 day…

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Halloween Stretch Kicks off Saturday Afternoon in Bowman, GA

October 26, 2012

Tomorrow, the City of Bowman, will be hosting its first ever Halloween Bash on the Downtown Square in Bowman. 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,…

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Inaugural Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk Set for Saturday

October 26, 2012
Inaugural Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk Set for Saturday

The ECCHS Anchor Club will be holding their 1st Annual Cause for Paws 5K Run/Walk this Saturday, October 27th. The purpose of the 5K is to raise awareness and funds for the Elberton Humane Society. The cost will be twenty dollars per runner, and all funds raised will help benefit the Humane Society. The run…

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Elberton Rotary Tailgate Party Fundraiser Tonight

October 26, 2012

Tonight, for the Elbert County Blue Devil Football Game against Hart County, the Elberton Rotary Club will be holding their annual tailgate party. The Rotary Club is holding this event to raise money for its local Rotary Scholarship Fund. Tickets can be purchased from any Rotary Club Member at a cost of six dollars per…

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Over 2,000 Walk-In Early Voters Thus Far in Elbert County

October 25, 2012

Early Voting turnout in Elbert County continues to be very strong. Chief Registrar of Elbert County Charlotte Ward on the turnout. “The turnout continues to be great day after day; we are averaging about 270 voters a day. At the close on Tuesday, we had 1885 total walk in early voters. So we are really…

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Hart Investigators and GBI Still Waiting for Positive ID on Human Skeletal Remains

October 25, 2012

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County authorities and investigators with the GBI are working to identify skeletal remains found Tuesday. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said Tuesday the remains were found Monday evening about 6p, but would not say where. However, Cleveland did say they are that of an adult male. “On…

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