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Elberton City Council Places Alcoholic Beverage License Changes on First Reading

May 5, 2015

The City of Elberton is another step and another month closer to updating its alcoholic beverage license ordinance. At Monday night’s meeting of the Elberton Mayor and City Council, Ordinance 2187 was placed on first reading, which is set to amend the current ordinance in place. After the reading, Councilman Troy Colquitt brought up an…

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Elbert County’s Unemployment Rate Declines in March

May 5, 2015

Local county-by-county unemployment numbers have been updated, and it is good news for Elbert County. The numbers, released on April 30th, show the county’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 was reported to be 7.8 percent; down four tenths of a percentage point from the previous month’s numbers. This time last year the unemployment…

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AAA Rolls Out Tow to Go Service for Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2015

AAA and Bud Light are urging motorists to celebrate Cinco De Mayo responsibly. That means having a designated driver or a plan in place to get home safely without getting behind the wheel intoxicated. AAA Spokesman Matt Nasworthy says AAA is rolling out its Tow to Go service for this celebratory holiday. He says the…

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Comer Housing Authority in Hot Water after Being Audited

May 5, 2015

Not such good news for the City of Comer’s Housing Authority after an audit conducted by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). According to the audit summary, published in late April, the Housing Authority of the City of Comer did not comply with conflict of…

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Special Farm Tour Announced by Farm Bureau Women’s Committee

May 5, 2015

Just less than two weeks from now the Farm Bureau Women’s Committee will host a special farm tour of Elbert County. The tour will be for about 40 foreign students and their families from the University of Georgia. The tour is scheduled for Saturday, May 16th and will begin around 1:00pm that day. On the…

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Elberton City Council Holds May Regular Meeting This Evening

May 4, 2015

This evening the Elberton Mayor and City Council will gather for their regular meeting for the month of May. On the agenda this evening is one scheduled speaker; Main Street Manager Tiffany Mercer will give an update on the activities of the Main Street Elberton program. Following that, the council is expected to consider placing…

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Calendar

  • May 9, 2015 9:00 amBake Sale
  • May 16, 2015 8:00 amCalhoun Falls Town Yard Sale
  • May 16, 2015 10:00 amHealthy Living Wellness Day Event
  • May 17, 2015 3:00 pmAnnually women's day program
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