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Underground Marijuana Growing Operation Shut Down by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office

July 24, 2014
Underground Marijuana Growing Operation Shut Down by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office

A search warrant executed by the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office has two people facing manufacturing marijuana charges. According to Investigator Terry Reese with the sheriff’s office the search was conducted at a residence located off of Plantation Road. Reese, who was one of the investigators at the scene, said something was noticed in plain view…

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Elbert Memorial Receives a New Designation

July 24, 2014

After a string of negative news regarding Elbert Memorial Hospital’s financial situation, focus shifts to some positive news regarding the hospital. Elbert Memorial, as of July 9th, has been approved for a Medicare Sole Community Hospital designation. That approve comes after a consultant, funded and provided for by AnMed Health, stated that Elbert Memorial would…

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New LB Berryman Building in Bowman Receives Special Dedication Ceremony

July 24, 2014

After fire claimed the old Bow-Mart building in Bowman, renovation work has been completed on the structure, which was capped off with a special dedication ceremony. Held yesterday, the ceremony featured State Senator Bill Jackson, Congressman Doug Collins’ Field Representative William Koklay, along with Bowman City Mayor Pete Gibbons and members of the Bowman City…

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Local Citizen Offers Reward for Info Leading to Stolen Tractor

July 24, 2014

A reward is being offered for a tractor that was stolen off of Paul Motes Road in Elbert County. According to the victim, who asked not to be named, a 2006 John Deere tractor 512 model with a front loader and a canopy was stolen sometime between the week of June 22nd and July 6th.…

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New Doctor Coming to the Elberton Medical Center in August

July 24, 2014

The first Monday in August will feature a new doctor coming to Elberton. Doctor Matthew Jenkins will begin practicing medicine at the Medical Center of Elberton on August 4th. Speaking on WSGC’s morning show earlier this week, Dr. Jenkins talked about what led him to become a doctor. “Pretty much my whole life I always…

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Elbert Memorial Authority Board Presents Preliminary Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Numbers

July 23, 2014

The preliminary fiscal year 2014 financial numbers were presented yesterday evening at the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority Board meeting. It was a mixed bag that showed a decrease in the patient census, but also showed a decrease of expenses. Elbert Memorial’s patient census, or the number of patients in the hospital, decreased by nearly 20…

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  • July 25, 2014 7:00 pmProphetic Women's Conference
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