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Georgia’s No Sales Tax Weekend Starts Today

August 1, 2014

School starts back next week here in Elbert County, and that means the annual return of the dreaded back to school shopping trips. As has been done in the past, Georgia is making those trips a little easier this year by bringing back the sales tax holiday today and tomorrow until midnight. Nick Genese with…

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SC Couple Wanted for Murder Captured in Hart County

August 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A South Carolina couple, suspected in the death of an elderly Westminster man is captured in Hart County. Oconee County, SC authorities say 71-year old Donald Lee Davis of Westminster was…

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EC School Board Apporves Line of Credit

August 1, 2014

The Board of Education voted on the lowest line of credit in the past four years at a called meeting on Thursday evening. The line of credit is provided by Pinnacle Bank for 2 million dollars at a fixed rate of 1.03%. The Board of Education says that there is a good chance they will…

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Royston Woman Charged with Trafficking Meth

August 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A Royston woman is behind bars charged with possession and trafficking methamphetamine. According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the arrest came Tuesday after deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop. “On Tuesday afternoon, Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies stopped avehicle traveling northbound on SR17,” Thomas said.…

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Big Brown Trout Caught In Chattahoochee River Becomes New State Record

August 1, 2014
Big Brown Trout Caught In Chattahoochee River Becomes New State Record

Catching a big fish is awesome, how about if the first fish you catch that day is a new state record? Chad Doughty, age 27, of Winder hooked and “battled” the new state record brown trout for about 45 minutes while kayak fishing on the Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam on July 27. Doughty, using…

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Part Duex of Main Street Summer Concert Series to be Held this Weekend

August 1, 2014

The weekend is here, and tomorrow the second part of Main Street Elberton’s summer concert series is planned to take place. Featured on McIntosh Street/One Way Street tomorrow evening will be Lisa and the Illusion, which Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer describes as a Motown/funk band. “They are actually a Motown/funk band from Mobile, Alabama.…

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Calendar

  • August 1, 2014 7:30 pmAntioch Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • August 3, 2014 11:00 amHomecoming Service
  • August 6, 2014 7:30 pmAnnual Revival
  • August 7, 2014 7:30 pmAnnual Revival
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