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Blue Devils Fall to Westminster

September 13, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils fail to the Westminster Wildcats Friday night in a game where the Devils could not get the offense rolling. The 1st quarter would be see no scores but it would see QB Mecole Hardman go down on the very first drive. In the 2nd quarter the Blue Devils would find…

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Those Lost on 9/11 Honored and Remembered Yesterday

September 12, 2014

The City of Elberton and Elbert County honored and remembered those lost during the tragic events of 9/11 yesterday with a ceremony on Elberton’s downtown square. Elberton City Mayor Larry Guest began the program by welcoming everyone in attendance, and in his address, he said everyone needed to pray for our country’s leadership. “Both the…

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GBI Sketch of Armed Robbery Suspect Now Available

September 12, 2014
GBI Sketch of Armed Robbery Suspect Now Available

The GBI sketch of the suspect wanted in connection to the September 2nd armed robbery has been released. Investigator Darren Scarborough says the robbery occurred in the Rock Branch area of the county off of Highway 368. He says the suspect approached an elderly couple at their residence, asked for money, and when one of…

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7th Annual Granite City Cook-Off takes to Elberton’s Downtown Square this Weekend

September 12, 2014

Elberton’s Downtown Square is going to be billowing smoke this weekend, but there is no cause for concern. The 7th Annual Granite City Cook-Off begins at 9:00am Saturday morning and will feature fifteen grills cooking up some of the best barbeque in the area. Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer says don’t let the Georgia/Carolina game…

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Franklin Board of Commissioners Discuss Adding Insurance Coverage for Board Members

September 12, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Franklin County Commission Chair Thomas Bridges says he wants to hear from citizens regarding whether the Board of Commissioners should re-instate a policy that provides county health insurance for the board. The board voted to advertise their intention to re-instate the county health insurance option. In 2011, the…

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Archery Deer Season Begins Tomorrow in Georgia

September 12, 2014
Archery Deer Season Begins Tomorrow in Georgia

The first leg of deer hunting season in Georgia begins this weekend with archery season. Last year, 118,238 archery hunters harvested more than 74,490 deer. Hunters are allowed a season bag limit of 10 antlerless deer and two antlered deer. Special regulations apply to archery-only counties and extended archery season areas. To pursue deer in…

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Calendar

  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
  • September 21, 2014 10:30 amHomecoming
  • September 21, 2014 3:00 pmAntioch Choir Anniversary
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