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Elbert, Laney Set to Meet on the Gridiron

September 18, 2014

Coming off a loss to the Westminster Wildcats the Elbert County Blue Devils will be taking on yet another Wildcat, this time in August against Laney High School. Both schools are 2-1 so far this year with both losses coming against Westminster. The Laney Wildcats beat 2A Dublin 22-13 in their first game and 4A…

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Commissioner of Dept. of Community Health Visits Elberton to Tour Elbert Memorial

September 18, 2014
Commissioner of Dept. of Community Health Visits Elberton to Tour Elbert Memorial

Commissioner Clyde Reese with the Department of Community Health was in Elberton on Tuesday to visit and tour Elbert Memorial Hospital. In addition to his tour of the hospital, a presentation was held to talk about the challenges that Elbert Memorial faces. Prior to that presentation beginning, Elbert County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tommy Lyon…

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Elbert Arts Center Renovation Expected to be Completed by the End of the Year

September 18, 2014

The City of Elberton is drawing near to the completion of a renovation of the Elberton Arts Center. The center, located behind the Elbert Theatre, was acquired by the city at the same time the theatre was according to City Manager Lanier Dunn, which was between 1989/1990. Previously, the building had been primarily used for…

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City of Bowman Hoping for Road Repairs to Be Completed Soon

September 18, 2014

Work should begin soon on a laundry list of road repairs for the city of Bowman. That update coming Monday night at the Bowman City Council’s work session from Bowman Mayor Pete Gibbons. The contractor the city approved for the work, Stratton and Sons Inc., should be able to complete the work soon said Gibbons.…

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Two Escapees from the Franklin County Detention Center are Back Behind Bars

September 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The men escaped about 3:30p Tuesday afternoon. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, law enforcement from several jurisdictions joined in the search, including the Lavonia Police Department, as well as canine units from Lee Arrandale State Prison, and officers with the Stephens County Sheriiff’s office. One of the men…

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EC Commissioners to Hold Called Meeting this Evening

September 18, 2014

A called meeting by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for later today. The Commission is expected to discuss and approve some proposed new fees for Emergency Medical Service ambulance services. After that item, the commissioners will step aside for an executive session to discuss litigation. The called meeting will be held in…

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  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
  • September 20, 2014 11:00 amWestside Neighborhood Watch
  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
  • September 20, 2014 5:00 pmGospel Program
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