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Elberton Police Chief Makes Public Aware About Several Different Scams

December 17, 2014

The Elberton Police Department wants the public to be aware of a handful of scams that have surfaced in the City of Elberton. Police Chief Mark Welsh says there are three different scams being reported within the city. He says one of them involves scammers claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House. “They claim you…

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County Bridge Will Stay Closed Heading into 2015

December 17, 2014

The bridge over Dove’s Creek off of Sweet City Road is going to remain closed to thru traffic heading into the early part of January. That’s the word from Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas. Georgia DOT inspectors told Thomas that the bridge was indeed repairable and made suggestions on engineers who could give the county…

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Gasoline Prices Continue to Plummet as Christmas Time Approaches

December 17, 2014

The weekly report from AAA says motorists are saving an average of $10 for a tank of gas compared to this time last year. Gasoline prices crept closer to $2 a gallon last week and nothing is slowing them down. Domestic oil supply is at a three decade high and forecast to keep growing. Meanwhile,…

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Royston to Consider Sunday Alcohol Sales

December 17, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   The City of Royston is looking at ways to come up with some extra revenue now that it has lost some major businesses, most notably the closing of Ty Cobb Memorial Hospital two years ago. At their regular city council meeting last week, the city council discussed the…

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Last Day of 2014 that Health Insurance Marketplace Advisor is at Elbert Memorial

December 17, 2014

There is one more chance in 2014 for those who still need to enroll for health insurance through the online marketplace, a creation of the Affordable Care Act. Today, Whitney Griggs, a Certified Navigator with the Healthy Mothers and Babies Coalition, will be set up at Elbert Memorial helping to guide people through the marketplace…

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Blue Devils and Lady Devils Get First Region Wins

December 16, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils and Lady Devils basketball teams were in region action last night against East Jackson. The Lady Devils posted another W on the board and their first region win. The Lady Devils came out of the gate hot and went up 8-0 early. However, the Lady Eagles would battle back; Elbert…

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