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Former City of Elberton Attorney Honored at Elberton City Council Meeting

April 9, 2015

Former Elberton City Attorney R. Chris Phelps was honored Monday evening by the Elberton City Council. A special Resolution of Appreciation was adopted with a unanimous vote by the council honoring Phelps’ time served as the city attorney. Phelps served the City of Elberton in various capacities for 37 years before stepping away from the…

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Elberton Police Provide Drunk Driving Awareness Excerise to Athens Tech Students

April 9, 2015

Elberton Police Officers were on the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College yesterday afternoon. The reason? Nothing criminal, but simply an awareness day for the students. Officers, using a police golf cart, made a course out of safety cones for students to try and navigate, with a small catch says Police Captain Sam Hill.…

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Elbert Theatre Foundation Recognized for Work on Elberton Arts Center Renovations

April 9, 2015

It is going to be a busy month for the newly renovated Elberton Arts Center. Renovations are complete, and at the end of this month a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held in conjunction with the monthly edition of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce’s Business after Hours function. At Monday’s Elberton…

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Work Session Coming up this Evening for Elbert County Board of Commissioners

April 9, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners gathers this evening for a work session. As always, the purpose of a work session is for the commissioners to discuss items on the agenda for their regular meeting coming up on Monday. The commissioners also use work sessions as an opportunity to discuss other topics that may not…

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Special Weekend Show at Elbert Theatre Premieres Tomorrow Evening

April 9, 2015

Premiering Friday evening at the Elbert Theatre will be a special presentation of a local show. Larry Snow and friends return to the theatre with a brand new show titled Home Town Gossip and Music, which will only be shown this weekend. This is going to be Snow’s last performance with the Elbert Theatre before…

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Samuel Elbert Hotel Renovation Questions Addressed at Elberton Council Meeting

April 8, 2015

Some questions by Elberton City Council members relating to the Samuel Elbert Hotel renovation project have now been addressed. At Monday’s regular meeting of the Elberton Mayor and Council, City Manager Lanier Dunn ran down some of the concerns council members shared at a called meeting in March. Regarding the rear entrance needing reworked, Dunn…

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Elberton Police Investigating Lotter Ticket Theft from Local Gas Station

April 8, 2015

One person is facing felony charges as an active investigation continues at a local gas station in regards to the reported theft of lottery tickets. Elberton Police Investigator Jeff Algood says the Elberton Police Department has been looking into theft of lottery tickets since last week. It happened at the JP Marathon gas station, where…

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City of Elberton Delays Appointment of a Project Review Committee for Revolving Loan Fund

April 8, 2015

The Elberton City Council is holding off on appointing a Project Review Committee (PRC) for the city’s Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund. The committee is part of a requirement outline in the city’s underwriting policy that was adopted in July 2008 in conjunction with W.O. Jones building project by the Downtown Development Authority. Received for…

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Gasoline Prices Drop an Average of 3 Cents Across the Board

April 8, 2015

The price of gasoline is down again nationwide, in Georgia, and here at home in Elbert County. While Elbert County had spring break last week, many schools across the state are in the midst of spring break this week which means a slight increase in gasoline demand, but not enough to really have an effect…

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UGA Prepares to Host Lt. Governor on Monday

April 8, 2015

Georgia’s Lt. Governor Casey Cagle will be welcomed by the University of Georgia this coming Monday. Cagle will be presenting the 2015 keynote address following the 24th annual University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach Awards presentation. His address, “Building a Better Georgia”, will take place at 2:00pm that day in the Mahler Hall of…

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