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New Mission and Vision Statements Adopted by EC School Board

April 21, 2015

The Elbert County School System is rolling out a new mission and vision statement. That was the action taken at Monday night’s meeting of the Elbert County Board of Education. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell explained the updated statements are in preparation for the school district’s accreditation process. Bell read each statement for those…

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Two Greenville, SC Natives Face Drug Charges after Early Sunday AM Traffic Stop

April 21, 2015
Two Greenville, SC Natives Face Drug Charges after Early Sunday AM Traffic Stop

Two people are facing drug charges after an early morning traffic stop. According to a media incident summary from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy on patrol in the early morning hours on Sunday noticed a vehicle with a tag light out. That observation led to a traffic stop being conducted on the vehicle…

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Spring Testing Period Begins Today in Elbert County

April 21, 2015

Georgia Milestones testing begins today in Elbert County. A point which Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said marks the beginning of the spring testing period. “I would want to publically say that I am extremely proud and pleased with the efforts that have gone towards preparation this year. Teachers, staff, students, and administrators; it’s…

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Elbert County Elementary Paraprofessional Honored as Classified Employee of the Month

April 21, 2015

Another classified employee of the month was recognized Monday evening at the regular meeting of the Elbert County Board of Education. A classified employee is essentially a non-teaching employee. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell began the monthly recognition when he first took over as school superintendent to show appreciation to the employees that essentially…

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Georgia DNR Considering Drought Rule Changes

April 21, 2015

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is preparing for future droughts in our state. That will be done via updates to the state’s drought rules to prepare for the next dry spell, which as we all know isn’t a matter of if, but when. Jac Capp of the Environmental Protection Division’s Water Branch says some…

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Friends Helping Friends Club Enjoys Traditional Braves Game

April 20, 2015
Friends Helping Friends Club Enjoys Traditional Braves Game

A yearly Friends Helping Friends tradition added another year to the tally this past week. The Atlanta Braves organization donated 130 tickets to last Wednesday’s Braves/Marlins game for the Friends Helping Friends Club. Special needs students, FHF members, and chaperones were among those who attend the game. FHF Founding Sponsor Sandy Adams said it was…

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  • May 23, 2015 8:00 amElbert County JROTC "Elbert Mud Run"
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