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Elbert vs. Hart Recap

September 30, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devil football team fail to rival Hart County in their first region action of the year Friday, September 26. The Blue Devils offense would be slow coming out of the gate as they would go three and out in their first possession. The Bulldogs, however, would waste no time in going…

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GBI Continues Investigation into Sunday’s Series of Events

September 30, 2014

Updated 9/30/2014 9:23am   The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is back in Elberton today continuing their investigation into a body discovered in the trunk of a burned vehicle. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says 9-1-1 received a call around 8:00am Sunday morning about two vehicles that were on fire from a motorist who claimed to…

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University of Georgia Plans to Remove Coal Fired Boiler at Athens Campus

September 30, 2014

Environmentalists who complained about the continued use of a coal fired boiler on the University of Georgia campus in Athens will be pleased to know the University plants to replace it soon. “Our facilities management division has developed a proposal to replace the University’s aging coal boiler with a more efficient electrode boiler that is…

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Hart County Considering Change to Uniform Purchasing for Recreation Department

September 30, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   Hart County Commissioners have put off a recommendation to change how team uniforms are purchased at the Rec Department. At their meeting last week, the board considered a request to bid out basketball uniforms. However, Commission Chair Joey Dorsey recommended the board consider stopping the practice of having…

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Abbeville Company Expanding Could Result in Jobs for EC Residents

September 30, 2014

An expansion of a company on the other side of the Savannah River could lead to some jobs for Elbert County residents. In a press release from the office of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, the Prysmian Group, a global cable producer serving the energy and telecom industries, is expanding its manufacturing facility in Abbeville…

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Awaiting More Information on Sunday Manhunt Involving Man Who Allegedly Set Fire to Two Vehicles

September 29, 2014

Two people, and possible a third person are in custody after leading law enforcement officers on a lengthy manhunt. According to Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews a male suspect, described only as shirtless with tattoos, and a female suspect were arrested late Sunday evening around 8:30pm. It is not yet official on where the suspects…

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  • October 1, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 2, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 3, 2014 5:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
  • October 4, 2014 12:00 pmElbert 12 County Fair.
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