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Blue Devils Plunder Pirates’ Booty

November 21, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils were in 2nd round playoff action against Appling County Friday night and blew the Pirates out of the water. The Devils wasted no time as they would jump out 7-3 and add another score to go up 14-3 to head into the second quarter. Elbert would really strike in the…

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UGA Making Efforts to Reduce and Eliminate Sexual Assaults on Campus

November 21, 2014

Colleges nationwide are being asked to do more to control sexual assaults on campus. University of Georgia President Jere Morehead says the University is doing everything in its power to reduce and even eliminate sexual assaults. “One sexual assault on our campus is one too many. We remain committed to doing everything possible to reduce…

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Elbert County High School Student Nominated to Two U.S. Service Academies

November 21, 2014

Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) has nominated fifteen Northeast Georgia students for admission to the U.S. Service Academies. Of the fifteen nominees, one Elbert County Comprehensive High School student made the list. ECCHS senior Dallas Yeargin was nominated by Congressman Collins for the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Military Academy. Congressman Collins said “Nominating these…

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Annual Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade is in Full Swing

November 21, 2014

The City of Elberton joins the Georgia Municipal Association in trying to bring the holiday season to patients at Georgia’s seven regional mental health and retardation hospitals. Elberton City Mayor Larry Guest says this is a program that he can recall participating in for at least fifteen years, and says this particular effort does not…

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Franklin County Decides on New School Flexibility Plan

November 21, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   When students start class in the fall of 2015 in Franklin County, there will be a new school flexibility plan in place. At their last meeting earlier this month, the Franklin County School Board voted to go with the IE squared school system. About two years ago, the…

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City of Bowman Holding Art Show for Local Artists

November 21, 2014

It is a busy time of year across the county, as local municipalities are getting into the holiday spirit and are holding several events leading up to the holidays. The city of Bowman is no exception, as the Bowman Community Development Committee is preparing for an event scheduled for tomorrow. Thought that event is not…

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Calendar

  • November 21, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County vs. Appling County
  • November 22, 2014Savannah River Productions Auditions for the 2015 season
  • November 22, 2014 12:00 pmBrunswick Stew Fundraiser
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmChristmas Open House
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