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Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

April 18, 2014
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Bond Set for Elbert County Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

An Elbert County man remains behind bars facing drug and firearm charges. According to Investigator Lt. Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a tip was received that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a home off of Pickens Point Road. Reese says that tip led to an investigation, which in turn led to a…

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Elbert Commissioners Discuss Idea of a Policy Regarding Use of County Employees

April 18, 2014
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A policy regarding how the county uses its employees could be implemented at some point in the future. During the Elbert County Board of Commissioner’s work session yesterday evening, the commissioners discussed how the county’s employees are being used by other governing bodies and agencies. Primarily referring to the City of Elberton and Elbert County…

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Juvenile Arrested on Drug Charges After Joint Operation at Mountain Ed Center in Bowman

April 18, 2014
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A collaborative effort by the Elbert, Madison, and Hart County Sheriffs’ Offices leads to the arrest of a juvenile. On April 16th, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office and K-9 officer, along with K-9 teams from Madison and Hart County, conducted a sweep of the Mountain Education Center in Bowman wit the cooperation of the administration…

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Easter Events On Tap for this Weekend

April 18, 2014
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This weekend is a busy one for Elbert County with several events taking place. Main Street Elberton and Firehouse Church are collaborating if you will, as both are hosting events tomorrow as apart of the Easter weekend celebration. Assistant Director of Community Affairs for Elberton Tiffany Mercer says the downtown square in Elberton will feature…

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Big Iron Crank Up Festivities Begin this Evening in Bowman

April 18, 2014
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It is the quarter century mark for Bowman’s Big Iron Crank Up, as the first leg of festivities begins this evening at the Bowman Community Center. In its 25th rendition, the Big Iron Crank up begins with bingo this evening at the community center starting at 6:30pm, and will carry over to the main event…

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Utility Costs Getting Better for Elbet Co. School District

April 17, 2014
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It seems now that the coldest of months are behind us that the Elbert County School District is saving a bit more money. During the Elbert County School Board’s March work session, Chief Financial Officer Ben Childs said the district had already used 64 percent of its utility budget. Speaking on March’s utilities used, Childs…

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Calendar

  • April 18, 2014Transfer Station Closed
  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
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