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Elbert Memorial CEO Announces Retirement

November 20, 2014

Big news out of November’s regular meeting of the Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority board. Elbert Memorial CEO Jim Yarborough was presented via video conference the Hospital Leader of the Year award from HomeTown Health. Yarborough was selected out of a pool of 70 rural hospital leaders in the southeast. However, that was not the big…

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County Commissioners to Hold Bobby Brown Public Hearing this Evening

November 20, 2014

This evening the Elbert County community will get a chance to offer input for the Elbert County Board of Commissioners in making a decision on how to handle the issue of Bobby Brown State Park. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ lease on the park expires in June 2015,…

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Georgia DOT Lifting Construction Related Lane Closures

November 20, 2014

Georgia DOT is doing its part to make the Thanksgiving travel period and shopping frenzy a bit less stressful. So that Georgians and those motorists passing through our state can easily arrive at their Thanksgiving holiday destinations, the Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on Interstates and major state routes beginning at 5…

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Hunters for the Hungry Program Gearing Up

November 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Cooling fall temperatures have whitetail deer on the move, giving deer hunters the perfect opportunity to participate in the annual Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program. Hunters for the Hungry is a partnership between the Georgia Wildlife Federation, Georgia Wildlife Resources Division of DNR, and the Georgia Food…

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Gas Prices Continue to Decline Heading into the Holiday Season

November 20, 2014

Motorists continue enjoying the lowest gas prices in four years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has dropped for over 50 consecutive days; falling 45 cents since September 26th. During that same period, gas prices 49 cents in Georgia. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded ($2.89) is…

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Additional Warrants Taken Out on Man in Connection to Burglary of Local Business

November 19, 2014

Additional charges have been filed against an Elberton man who was arrested in connection to a string of burglaries. 39-year-old James Calvin Black was the man arrested for allegedly breaking into a local business located on West Tate Street in Elberton. Investigator Darren Scarborough with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office said the building’s alarm system…

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Calendar

  • November 21, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County vs. Appling County
  • November 22, 2014Savannah River Productions Auditions for the 2015 season
  • November 22, 2014 12:00 pmBrunswick Stew Fundraiser
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmChristmas Open House
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