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Elberton City Council Holds Final 2012 Meeting This Evening

December 3, 2012

This evening the Elberton City Council will hold their final regular meeting of the 2012 calendar year. More talk is expected to take place in regards to the old Stevens School property, as Mr. Chip Rousey has requested to speak on behalf of the Northside Neighborhood Watch about the property. The council will also consider…

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Georgia DOT Announces Work in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties

December 3, 2012
Georgia DOT Announces Work in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces its maintenance plans for this week in Elbert, Hart and Madison Counties. In Elbert County, crews will patch damaged asphalt on State Route 320. The work will require a lane closure to complete. On State Routes 172 and 72, there will be crews cleaning and hand sweeping. In Hart…

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Two Hart County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges in Elberton

November 30, 2012
Two Hart County Residents Arrested on Drug Charges in Elberton

Two individuals were arrested Monday afternoon on drug related charges by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that surveillance was being conducted on an individual after an investigation into the distribution of controlled substances. Investigators observed the suspect engage in what appeared to be a drug transaction in a parking…

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Zumba for Sydney Benefit Tonight at the Elberton Elks Lodge

November 30, 2012
Zumba for Sydney Benefit Tonight at the Elberton Elks Lodge

The Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Wellness Center is hosting another beneficiary Zumbathon event, this time it is for Sydney Vickery and her family. Back in late August, Sydney was diagnosed with Anti- NMDA Receptor Encephalitis, which is an auto-immune disease. Kellyn Willis, a Zumba instructor with the Wellness Center said they will be able to accommodate…

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Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

November 30, 2012
Bowman Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Robbery

Yesterday afternoon Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a Bowman man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday at the Royal Foods Store. The suspect, 27 year old Brandon G. Langston of an Adams Circle residence, was arrested after a search warrant was executed at the residence.…

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Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

November 30, 2012
Elbert Theatre’s Final Show of 2012 Open This Evening

Opening night for Encore Productions’ final show of the year is tonight! The show is a comedy called The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is set in the 1930’s and is based on real-life celebrities of that time period. The play is directed by Toni King. Tickets for the event are ten dollars in…

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Bowman Christmas Festivities Get Started Tomorrow Morning

November 30, 2012

The City of Bowman’s annual Christmas Parade and Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, December 1st. According to Bowman Special Events Coordinator Pete Gibbons, there will be around twenty-five vendors in attendance for the Christmas Bazaar. The Bazaar will begin at 10:00am and will run up until 4:00pm; the parade starts at 2:00pm. This year’s…

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“Iron Man” Suspect Arrested in Connection With Bowman Robbery

November 29, 2012

Marvel Superhero “Iron Man” plays the role of the villain in an armed robbery attempt in Bowman. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 27th at the Royal Foods Store in Bowman, Georgia. Elbert County Sheriff Barry Haston said that a…

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Salvation Army in Full Holiday Mode

November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now it is that time of year when the Salvation Army kicks into full holiday mode As many know, the Salvation Army provides holiday assistance to those families who meet the criteria each year, which includes providing gifts and canned food goods in some cases. Donna Christian, Director of…

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Elbert Memorial’s “Renovate a Room” Campaign Complete

November 29, 2012

After over four years of hard work, the Elbert Memorial Hospital’s “Renovate a Room” campaign is finally complete. Construction on the final four rooms began in late September, and was completed on November 13th. Executive Director of the Foundation Nancy Seymour said it’s a dream that has come to fruition. “It feels great! This is…

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