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Elbert Commissioners Approve EMS Fee Increase at Called Meeting

September 22, 2014
Elbert Commissioners Approve EMS Fee Increase at Called Meeting

The Elbert County EMS Department is bumping up current ambulance charges. At a called meeting last Thursday, the Elbert County Board of Commissioners approved the fee increase. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says the increase brings Elbert County in line with surrounding counties and will help with revenue loss prevention. “We have come up with…

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Georgia DOL Job Fair Set for Thursday

September 22, 2014

The First Baptist Church’s ROC Building hosts a job fair put on by the Georgia Department of Labor this week. Sarah Byrum, Business Services Recruiter with the Georgia DOL, says they are hoping to get people back to work in Elbert County. “Bring jobs and positions that may be of interest to the community and…

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Bowman Fall Festival Coming Up this Weekend

September 22, 2014

As the fall season officially arrives, the City of Bowman is preparing for its annual Fall Festival. This year’s festival begins on Friday night with Bingo at the Bowman Community Center at 7:00pm lasting until 10:00pm. Following Friday night’s bingo event, the Saturday portion begins at 8:00am. The festival spans over two different locations; the…

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High Speed Chase in Franklin County Lands South Carolina Woman in Jail

September 22, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A high-speed chase that started near SR106 in Franklin County Thursday, ended with the arrest of a female driver. It happened about 1p Thursday afternoon. Franklin County Sheriff’ Stevie Thomas says deputies tried to pull over the driver of a black Volvo near Exit 160 but it sped…

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Be Careful of Deer While Driving Now that Fall is Here

September 22, 2014

It is the first official day of fall, and that means it is time to be extra careful when out driving. Why is that the case? Justin Tomczak with State Farm says that Georgia is quite a bit above the national average when it comes to cars colliding with deer. “The odds in Georgia are…

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Blue Devils Defeat Laney Wildcats

September 20, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils took on the Laney High School Wildcats Friday. The Blue Devils would strike first after a fumble was recovered in the endzone. The PAT would be no good for a 6-0 lead for the Devils. Laney would eventually answer in the 1st with a deep pass to tie the game…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • September 23, 2014 6:00 pmElberton Idol / Jr Idol Auditions
  • September 25, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
  • September 27, 2014 4:00 pmSinging and Revival
  • September 28, 2014 1:00 pm10th Annual Norton Reunion
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