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New Home School Policy Officially Tabled

August 20, 2014

Policy JBC (2) now sits on the table for thirty days before going into effect. At the Elbert County Board of Education’s regular meeting Monday, the board placed the new policy on the table. The new policy deals with students who have been in home study programs, and with a new school year still fresh,…

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Summer Concert Series Finale Coming Up this Weekend

August 20, 2014

Just over a month remains of summer and as the season gets ready to wind down, Main Street Elberton is ready to host its final concert of the 2014 Summer Concert Series. That final concert is this Saturday on McIntosh Street and will feature the band Rubix Groove, who Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer says…

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Georgia DOT to Hold One of Two Public Meetings in Northeast Georgia in Elbert County

August 20, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is making available the Draft FY 2015 – 2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northeast Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that is designed to achieve Georgia’s transportation goals as envisioned by the Governor and State Transportation Board for improving the mobility of…

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US Corps Website Expected to be Operational at Some Point this Week

August 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Lake people and anglers who like to regularly check on lake levels in the Upper Savannah River District have been without their daily resource for almost a month. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Web site’s Water Managers Page is still down but should be back…

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Average Gas Price in Elbert Co. Increases Slightly Compared to US and GA.

August 20, 2014

Gas prices continued to slide last week. Motorists are reaping the benefits of booming domestic oil production which has provided the cheapest gas prices for August in years said Mark Jenkins AAA spokesman. He added that the price of oil declined slightly last week, so gas prices could slip even more this week. Tensions between…

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Two Arrested on Possession of Meth with Intent Charges

August 19, 2014

A Friday evening traffic stop lands two Elbert County residents in jail on possession of meth with intent charges. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says the stop occurred on Rock Branch Road. “Officer on patrol clocked the vehicle going 70 mph in a 45 mph zone”, said Andrews. After the vehicle was stopped, Sheriff Andrews…

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