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Elbert County to Appeal Ruling in Favor of Sweet City Landfill, LLC

September 19, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will be appealing a ruling by Georgia Superior Court Judge Stephen E. Boswell. Boswell, last Tuesday, signed an order granting a motion for a summary judgment in favor of Sweet City Landfill, LLC. In the judgment, it states that the county has to send a letter to the Georgia…

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Job Fair Takes Place Next Week in Elbert County

September 19, 2014

Next week the Georgia Department of Labor will be holding a job fair. Last year, the First Baptist Church of Elberton hosted a similar event, but this year the Georgia Department of Labor approached the church about using the Recreation Outreach Center for hosting another job fair. Sarah Byrum, Business Services Recruiter with the Georgia…

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Man Arrested After Shootout with Hart County Sheriff’s Deputies

September 19, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A shoot out in Hart County Wednesday night sends a Hartwell man on probation back to jail. It happened Wednesday night just after 9:00pm on the Hartwell Highway across from Cateechee Country Club. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said trouble at the house began earlier in the day.…

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Congressman Collins Introduces Legislation Aimed at Improving Maternity Care for Vets

September 19, 2014
Congressman Collins Introduces Legislation Aimed at Improving Maternity Care for Vets

Congressman Doug Collins this week introduced legislation improving care for the newborn babies of mothers who receive healthcare through the VA. Congressman Collins said, “A new mother under VA care has given selflessly to her country. She deserves her country’s full support as she gives selflessly to her newborn child, especially if her child requires…

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Doctor Offers Advice to Prevent the Spreading of Viruses

September 19, 2014

With the “Enterovirus” spreading, but not yet confirmed in Georgia parents are worried about their children catching the virus at school. Doctor Emma Raizman says keeping things clean can help decrease the risk of your child catching the virus. “Infection control measures really do help reduce that, so things like washing hands and washing down…

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Elbert, Laney Set to Meet on the Gridiron

September 18, 2014

Coming off a loss to the Westminster Wildcats the Elbert County Blue Devils will be taking on yet another Wildcat, this time in August against Laney High School. Both schools are 2-1 so far this year with both losses coming against Westminster. The Laney Wildcats beat 2A Dublin 22-13 in their first game and 4A…

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  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale
  • September 20, 2014 11:00 amWestside Neighborhood Watch
  • September 20, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove hunts
  • September 20, 2014 5:00 pmGospel Program
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