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New Policy Goes into Effect at Elbert Memorial Regarding Income Garnishment to Collect Bad Debt

August 28, 2014

One possible solution to collecting bad debt at Elbert Memorial Hospital will soon be implemented. That measure is income garnishments. Patient Financial Services Director Jessica Clark said Tuesday that a new policy has been put together that would begin the process of garnishing income sources on accounts that owe five hundred dollars or more. That…

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Construction Related Lane Closures to be Lifted During Labor Day Weekend

August 28, 2014

Here’s some good news for travelers during the Labor Day holiday. The Georgia Department of Transportation announces all scheduled and ongoing construction and maintenance lane closures in Northeast Georgia will be suspended for the Labor Day long weekend, beginning at noon on Friday, August 29, and extending through to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2,…

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No Indictment Yet for Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith

August 28, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   A Hart County Grand Jury did not return any indictment last week against former Hart County Probate Judge Bob Smith. According to Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White, he did not present his case against Smith to the grand jury, but only made them aware that the…

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Slow Start to New Fiscal Year for Elbert Memorial

August 28, 2014

Elbert Memorial Hospital is off to a slow start as the new fiscal year begins for the hospital. Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough delivered the financial report during Tuesday’s hospital authority meeting, and said July was not a good month for the hospital. For the month, there were only 44 admissions and all services across…

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Special Meeting Takes Place this Evening at Rock Gym

August 28, 2014

A special meeting is coming up later this evening that involves all of Elbert County’s elected officials. The gathering is a joint workshop, which will be hosted by the Elbert County Board of Commissioners. The commission is inviting members of the Elbert County Board of Education, Elberton City Council, and Bowman City Council. No votes…

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Elberton Police Investigators Seek Info on Sunday Armed Robbery

August 27, 2014

The Elberton Police Department is currently seeking information on an armed robbery incident that occurred on Sunday. Investigator John Curlee says the robbery happened around 12:30pm Sunday afternoon in the area of Lake Forest Drive just off of South Oliver Street. He says the victim, whose name is not being released, had just returned home…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 13, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove Hunt
  • September 14, 2014 3:00 pm4th Year Anniversary for Pastor
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