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GBI in Elberton for Fourth Straight Day Investigating Sunday’s Discovery of a Body in a Trunk

October 1, 2014

Updated 10/1/2014 6:20am   There is still no new information on Sunday’s lengthy manhunt, which has turned into a death investigation. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is in Elberton again for the fourth consecutive continuing their investigation into a body discovered in the trunk of a burned vehicle. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says 9-1-1…

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Sheriff’s Office Still Seeking Information on Rock Branch Armed Robbery Incident

October 1, 2014
Sheriff’s Office Still Seeking Information on Rock Branch Armed Robbery Incident

The investigation into an early September armed robbery of an elderly couple in the Rock Branch area of Elbert County is still ongoing. Investigators with the Elbert County Sheriff’s office are actively seeking more information and trying find a suspect responsible for that armed robbery. It occurred just off of Highway 368 on the afternoon…

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Elberton Man Faces Felony Charges in Michigan for Fatal Hit-and-Run

October 1, 2014
Elberton Man Faces Felony Charges in Michigan for Fatal Hit-and-Run

An Elberton man is facing felony charges relating to a September 25th fatal hit-and-run death in Michigan. Reported by mlive.com, it says that 33-year-old Ryan T. Bradford of Elberton struck and killed a man in the parking lot of an Applebee’s in the Kochville Township. The man that was killed is identified as 62-year-old John…

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Hart County Jail Administrator Continues to Recover from Injuries Sustained in Wreck

October 1, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A Hart County Sheriff’s Deputy and Jail Administrator at the Hart County Detention Center continues to recover from injuries he received in a wreck. It happened on SR51 in Franklin County. Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland says James Hammock somehow lost control of his motorcycle. “He was involved in…

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Gasoline Prices Stop Retreating Actually Increase from Last Week’s Price Points

October 1, 2014

Gas prices remained relatively stagnant last week, falling a mere three hundredths of a cent nationwide. Refinery outages in both Canada and Texas have caused the steady decline in gasoline to come to a halt and even spike in some markets. Several companies in the Gulf region, home to over 40 percent of U.S. refining…

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Elbert vs. Hart Recap

September 30, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devil football team fail to rival Hart County in their first region action of the year Friday, September 26. The Blue Devils offense would be slow coming out of the gate as they would go three and out in their first possession. The Bulldogs, however, would waste no time in going…

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  • October 1, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 2, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 3, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 4, 2014 12:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
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