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Elberton Police Investigators Seek Info on Sunday Armed Robbery

August 27, 2014

The Elberton Police Department is currently seeking information on an armed robbery incident that occurred on Sunday. Investigator John Curlee says the robbery happened around 12:30pm Sunday afternoon in the area of Lake Forest Drive just off of South Oliver Street. He says the victim, whose name is not being released, had just returned home…

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Three Arrested on Meth Trafficking Charges

August 27, 2014

An early morning traffic stop on Tuesday in the Thirteen Forks Road area leads to the arrest of three on meth trafficking charges. In a press release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, it states the stop occurred at Thirteen Forks Road and Floyd Road. Sheriff Melvin Andrews says the traffic stop was conducted due…

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Bowman Council Trying to Determine Who Owns MedLink Building

August 27, 2014

The City of Bowman is trying to get to the bottom of the issue surrounding who owns the Medlink building located within the city’s limits. Bowman Attorney Douglas Kidd originally had a meeting scheduled with Ty Cobb Healthcare Chief Operations Officer Matt McRee, but due to a misunderstanding McRee never made that meeting, which was…

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Elbert County Approaching Moderate Drought Status

August 27, 2014

As the summer gets ready to wind down, the state of Georgia is getting dryer and dryer heading into the cooler months. The latest US Drought Monitor report shows about 3 percent of the state in D-2 classification, which means severe drought. Most of that area is in south and southwest Georgia, according to State…

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Gas Prices Could Increase Slightly Heading into Labor Day

August 27, 2014

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week and that decline is likely to continue into the holiday weekend. AAA Spokesman Mark Jenkins expects a slight uptick in prices after the Labor Day…

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Elbert County Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

August 26, 2014
Elbert County Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

A Friday afternoon traffic stop lands a Dewy Rose man behind bars on numerous drug related charges. According to the incident report, a traffic stop for speeding was conducted on Deep Creek Road just north of Dewy Rose Road. The vehicle’s driver, identified as 29-year-old Joshua Lunceford of a Nickville Road residence, was arrested as…

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Calendar

  • August 27, 2014 8:30 amFederal Gov Contracting Seminar
  • August 27, 2014 7:00 pmREVIVAL SERVICES
  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
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