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Guilty Plea Reached in IMEX International RICO Case

March 6, 2015

So far in 2015 there have been two Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act cases prosecuted in the Northern Judicial Circuit, both resulting in guilty pleas. One occurred recently when a former Royston insurance agent pleaded guilty in Franklin County Superior Court, and the most recent came on Tuesday when David Warren, formerly employed…

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Elbert County Commissioners Discuss Elberton Civic Center’s Future at Work Session

March 6, 2015

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners could be getting ready to sell the Elberton Civic Center. Though no official decision was made last night during the Commission’s work session, there was heavy discussion on the issue. Currently, the county breaks even on revenues and expenses from the Civic Center, according to Elbert County Administrator Bob…

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TJ and Friends Bass Fishing Fundraiser Casts Off Tomorrow Morning

March 6, 2015

Tomorrow morning, the weather will be perfect for fishing, and that is exactly what the TJ and Friends Foundation is wanting for the 5th Annual TJ and Friends Memorial Bass Tournament. This fundraiser kicks off 2015 for the TJ and Friends Foundation. The tournament will be hosted at the Elbert Boat Ramp on Richard B.…

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Better Business Bureau Offering Customer Reviews

March 6, 2015

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Consumers now have the power of the review when they visit the Better Business Bureau Web site. Fred Elsberry, president and CEO for the BBB Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia said his office is launching a new section where customers to voice their opinions about a…

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Elbert Theatre Camp Registration Begins Tomorrow Morning, Expected to Fill Up Quick

March 6, 2015

Registration gets underway tomorrow morning for the ever so popular Elbert Theatre summer camp. There are two different age groups that parents can sign their kids up for, which include a Kindergarten thru fifth grade age group and a sixth grade thru twelfth grade group. Cost for the younger camp will be $85 per child,…

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Wants Public to be Aware of Two Different Scams

March 5, 2015

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a new scam going around our area. The scam involves someone going door to door acting as if they represent the Elbert County Volunteer Fire Department. That person then tries to solicit a donation to check your fire alarm or alarms. Do not allow that…

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Calendar

  • March 7, 2015 9:00 amMen’s Conference
  • March 10, 2015 6:00 pmElb Co Little League Umpires Meeting
  • March 10, 2015 6:15 pmECCHS winter sports awards banquet
  • March 11, 2015 7:00 pmAnnual Spring Revival
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