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EC Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Attends Training Conference

April 16, 2014
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A Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant provides a key educational opportunity for Elbert County’s Chief Deputy. April 8th thru April 10th Elbert County Chief Deputy Major Greg Bryson attended the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association 2014 Command Staff Training Conference. More than one hundred and sixty sheriffs, chief deputies, and top-level command officers participated in the…

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Main Street Elberton and Firehouse Church Host Big Easter Weekend Event

April 16, 2014
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Easter is this Sunday, and Main Street Elberton and Firehouse Church are each hosting events this Saturday for Easter weekend. Assistant Director of Community Affairs for Elberton Tiffany Mercer explains what is on tap this weekend. “The Easter Bunny will be on the square, all of the stores will be open downtown and a big…

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New Legislation Signed into Law Reduces Cost for Wildlife License Plates

April 16, 2014
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New Legislation Signed into Law Reduces Cost for Wildlife License Plates

Georgia’s five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail. Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 881 into law on Monday at Jekyll Island. The legislation rolls back the cost of buying or renewing a wildlife plate to $25 and dedicates more…

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AnMed Bloodmobile Comes to Elberton Tomorrow

April 16, 2014
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After the American Red Cross was in town earlier this week on Monday, another local blood drive is coming up tomorrow. The AnMed Health bloodmobile will be at Elberton City Hall on Thursday, April 17th looking for potential blood donors. Similar to the American Red Cross, AnMed is looking to bump up blood supply numbers…

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Gasoline Prices Increase Nationwide, Statewide, and in Elbert County

April 16, 2014
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The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline increased for the 20th straight day on Sunday. The current price of $3.64 is the highest since July. Gasoline demand is at its highest level since January, according to the Energy Information Administration. Meanwhile, consumer confidence is at its highest since July. These factors…

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Saturday Night Chase Leads to Arrest of Elbert County Man on Felony Charges

April 15, 2014
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Saturday Night Chase Leads to Arrest of Elbert County Man on Felony Charges

A foot chase Saturday night leads to the arrest of an Elbert County man. It happened in the area of McGinty Street and West Rail Road Street after a deputy with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle of 22-year-old Montravius Partlow. According to the incident summary, Partlow fled on…

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  • April 18, 2014Transfer Station Closed
  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
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