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Mountain Education Charter High School Gives Presenation During Work Session

October 16, 2012

Last night at the Board of Education work session. The Mountain Education Charter (MEC) High School presented some of their benefits and successful points. Mountain Education is a public high school that is tax accredited and had over 200 graduates in May of 2012. MEC has a flexible attendance and it has a self-paced curriculum…

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Congressman Broun and Georgia Senators to Host Military Academy Day at Athens Tech

October 16, 2012
Congressman Broun and Georgia Senators to Host Military Academy Day at Athens Tech

U.S. Representative Paul Broun of Georgia’s 10th Congressional District, in coordination with U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, will host a Military Academy Day on Saturday, October 20th from 10 a.m. until noon in the auditorium of Athens Technical College. Representatives from the United States Air Force, Naval, Military, and Merchant Marine academies will…

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Final Day of Citizens Firearm Safety Course

October 16, 2012

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the second and final Citizens Firearm Safety Course today. The class will start at 6:30pm, and will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Squad Room. Certified firearm instructors with the Sheriff’s Office will instruct the course which is designed for any citizen who has a firearm, or…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant

October 16, 2012

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the acceptance of a $28,500 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Department. The grant money does not require a match from the county, and the funds will go to new equipment and training for highway safety programs in Elbert County.

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Elberton Police Seek More Information in Sunday Shooting Incident

October 15, 2012
Elberton Police Seek More Information in Sunday Shooting Incident

The Elberton Police Department is looking for any information leading to the arrest of 25 year-old Tyson Dantrail Evans, also known as, Bozo. Evans is wanted in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 14th. Evans is considered to be armed and dangerous. Elberton Police warn that…

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Early Voting Starts Today in Georgia/Elbert County

October 15, 2012
Early Voting Starts Today in Georgia/Elbert County

“Here ye, here ye, the voting polls for the early voting precinct are now open for the November 2012 Elections.” That was Chief Registrar of Elbert Charlotte Ward signaling the start of early voting. Today is the start of the three week long early voting period in the State of Georgia, as well as in…

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Large Crowd on Hand for Saturday’s Rock Gym Dedication Ceremony

October 15, 2012
Large Crowd on Hand for Saturday’s Rock Gym Dedication Ceremony

A crowd of over two hundred and fifty people were in attendance for the Old Rock Gym’s renaming and dedication ceremony this past Saturday. Numerous speakers were on hand to share their memories of the Rock Gym, and amongst the speakers in attendance, was Elberton City Mayor Larry Guest, who issued a proclamation for the…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Offers First of Two Firearm Safety Classes Today

October 15, 2012

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Citizens Firearm Safety Course today and tomorrow. The class will start at 6:30pm, and will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Squad Room. Certified firearm instructors with the Sheriff’s Office will instruct the course which is designed for any citizen who has a firearm, or is…

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Franklin County Board of Commissioners Not Please With New Matching Requirements

October 15, 2012

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners plans to send two letters to the state lawmakers demanding an end to what they say are penalties imposed on them and other local governments for voting against the T-SPLOST. At their regular meeting in early October, Franklin County Commissioner Jeff Jacques said the Georgia Department of Transportation has…

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Elbert County Board of Commissioners Meet Tonight for Regular Meeting

October 15, 2012

Later this evening the Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular monthly meeting for the month of October. Originally scheduled for October 8th, the board decided to move the meeting date back a week due to Columbus Day conflicting with the original date. During this evening’s meeting, the commission is expected to hear…

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pm7th Annual Spooktacular
  • October 31, 2014 6:05 pmTrick-or-Treating
  • October 31, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs East Jackson Home
  • November 1, 2014 9:00 am15TH ANNUAL GRANITE CITY FALL FESTIVAL
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