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BREAKING: Body Found in Trunk of Vehicle That was Set a Blaze Prior to Sunday Manhunt

September 29, 2014

More information has been released as the investigation continues into Sunday’s events that resulted in a manhunt lasting more than ten hours. According to a press release from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, 9-1-1 received a call just after 8:00am in reference to two vehicles that were a blaze off of Highway 368 near the…

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Awaiting More Information on Sunday Manhunt Involving Man Who Allegedly Set Fire to Two Vehicles

September 29, 2014

Two people, and possible a third person are in custody after leading law enforcement officers on a lengthy manhunt. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews a male suspect, described only as shirtless with tattoos, and a female suspect were arrested late Sunday evening around 8:30pm. It is not yet official on where the suspects…

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Three Arrested in Connection to Two Different Marijuana Grow Operations

September 29, 2014

Three arrests, spanning over two different cases, have been made in connection to a pair of marijuana grow operations that were discovered. Friday afternoon around 1:00pm, Investigator Terry Reese with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office says they were contacted by Georgia DNR in reference to a number of marijuana plants located at a home off…

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Bowman’s First Phase of Road Repairs Expected to be Completed Soon

September 29, 2014

Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons explains that the areas included in the list for phase one are the most critical need areas in the city regarding road conditions. He says there are no specific areas of focus for phase one other than just fixing up the worst spots first. “You know we just kind of…

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Georgia Ranks 13th Nationwide in Road Conditions

September 29, 2014

Georgia is among America’s best when it comes to the condition of its roads. That information according to a new study by the Reason Foundation. Professor David Harkin with the foundation says the study shows the number of deaths on Georgia roads has declined quite a bit. “Georgia is one of those states that has…

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BREAKING: Manhunt Now Over for Male Suspect Who Set Fire to Two Vehicles

September 28, 2014

*Updated 9/28/2014 9:05pm*   The search is now over for a man who was on the run from law enforcement officials in Elbert County. The man, described only as a shirtless white male with tattoos, was taken into custody at approximately 8:30pm Sunday evening. Another suspect, a female, was also arrested as a result of…

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  • September 30, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
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