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Two Arrested After Search Warrant Carried Out

May 25, 2015

A drug investigation by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office results in the arrest of two. A lengthy investigation into illegal narcotic distribution led to a search warrant being carried out at a residence located off of Indian Hill Road. After carrying out the warrant, Elbert County Sheriff’s Office personnel located approximately five ounces of marijuana,…

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Investigation Continues into Weekend Shooting in Which No One Was Injuried

May 25, 2015

An active investigation continues today regarding a shooting off of Cummings Drive in Elbert County. Saturday evening, Elbert County Sheriff’s deputies received a call from Central Dispatch regarding possible shots fired at an address located off of Cummings Drive. Deputies responded and confirmed that shots at been fired at the residence once arriving on scene.…

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American Red Cross Encouraging People to Donate into the Summer Months

May 25, 2015

As the official beginning of summer approaches, the American Red Cross is hopeful you do not forget about them and donating blood. American Red Cross Spokeswoman Kristen Stancil says the summer months are when donations are in greatest demand, and hopes those with busy summers planned have set aside some time to donate blood. “With…

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Georgia DNR to Consider Increasing Hunting and Fishing Fees

May 25, 2015

The State of Georgia is set to consider higher hunting and fishing fees in the near future. Georgia DNR Spokesperson Jennifer Hancock says they are set to hold a series of open forums starting in mid-June. “Our primary goal right now is to engage sportsmen and sportswomen into a dialogue about changing the structure of…

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April Rains Help Keep EC Off Drought Monitor Despite Dry Start to May

May 22, 2015

A wetter than usual April is helping keep Elbert County off the US Drought Monitor report. Over the last few days Elbert County has recorded .66 inches of precipitation. State Climatologist and Meteorologist Bill Murphey says April’s rain showers has kept Elbert County looking good. “Precipitation wise, actually because of April you are doing really…

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AAA and Bud Light Roll Back Out Tow to Go Program for Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2015

AAA and Bud Light, after coming off Saint Patrick’s’ Day, are teaming up again for their Tow to Go program for the Memorial Day weekend. With the three day weekend Memorial Day grants a majority of people, AAA Spokesman Matt Nasworthy says lots of people take advantage of that to party and have a good…

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  • May 25, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • May 26, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
  • May 27, 2015 7:30 pmMartin Grove Baptist Church Annual Revival
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