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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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Gas Prices Decrease Slightly, Expected to Hold Steady

December 12, 2012

Retail gas prices are forecast to decrease throughout the end of the year. Both oil and gas prices dropped last week after the value of the dollar increased to a two-week high. The value of the dollar increased against the euro after the Labor Department announced the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in…

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Georgia DOT Doing Work in Elbert, Madison, and Franklin Counties

December 12, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation also announces work taking place this week in Elbert, Franklin, and Madison counties. Along State Routes 72 and 77 in Elbert County, crews will conduct pipe inspections. In Franklin County, crews will be cleaning and restoring ditches along State Route 327. Pipe inspection will also be occurring in Madison County…

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South Carolina Woman in Custody After High Speed Chase

December 11, 2012

An Iva, South Carolina woman is in custody after a high speed chase which ran all the way into Anderson County in South Carolina. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said a call came in around 5:50am on Monday about a possible impaired driver. “We got a call that a truck, a white truck was out…

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Elbert County Looking to Get a Jump on Setting Up Drug Court

December 11, 2012

The Elbert County Superior Court is getting a jump on getting its drug court up and running. During its regular meeting last night, the Elbert County Commission approved a grant from the Accountability Court Funding Committee of over $70,000. The Honorable Judge John Bailey was present during the meeting, and said the money would be…

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Coldwater Road Bridge Closing Temporarily Closed

December 11, 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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