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Board of Education Meets Tonight for Regular Meeting

October 20, 2014

It is not a particular busy evening planned for the Elbert County Board of Education’s regular meeting. However, a pair of special presentations is expected to be awarded. First off is the routine Classified Employee of the Month award, which is presented to the most outstanding non-teaching employee in the school system. Following that, the…

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Hart County Dealing With Cat Overpopulation Issue

October 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   This has been a particularly bad year for scores of unwanted litters of kittens and it’s apparently not over yet. Local animal shelters and humane societies continue to be overrun with more cats and kittens than they can find homes for. Hart County Humane Society president Donna Madkiff…

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Georgia DOT Performing Maintenance in Northeast Georgia this Week

October 20, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces routine maintenance activities planned for this week in Elbert and surrounding counties. Most activities will only require shoulder or median lane closures. Elbert – A crew will seal the cracks in the driving surface of SR 77. A lane closure is required as this work occurs. Franklin – A…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful Might be Added to Elbert County’s Annual Budget

October 17, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will consider the approval of a request to hire a part time executive director for the Keep Elbert County Beautiful organization. At yesterday evening’s work session, County Administrator Bob Thomas said the group already as someone interested in the position. “I think they have someone interested from their board…

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TJ and Friends Foundation 1st Ever Richard B. Russell Dam Run Takes Place Tomorrow

October 17, 2014

An inaugural event is coming up tomorrow morning for the TJ and Friends Foundation. The foundation started raising money with motorcycle rides when it was first formed, but now is hosting several other fundraising events such as roasts, turkey shoots, praise events, and now a 5K and 10K run. “This will be the 1st for…

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Firearm Season Begins Tomorrow for Georgia Hunters

October 17, 2014

The time that many in Elbert County and across the entire state of Georgia have been waiting for arrives tomorrow. That is the beginning of firearms season for deer hunters, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division is remind hunters to put safety first. DNR Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon says law…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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