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Elbert Memorial Hospital Focusing on Radiology Department Upgrades

May 1, 2015

A very vital department to the Elbert Memorial Hospital is getting some serious attention from the hospital’s CEO and Authority Board. Elbert Memorial CEO Brandon Clary says the goal in the near future is to provide some equipment upgrades in the hospital’s radiology department. “There is nothing wrong with what we have, and there are…

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Former SEC Football Player Charged with Felony Murder

May 1, 2015
Former SEC Football Player Charged with Felony Murder

A former Buford High School football player has been charged in connection with killing a 4-year-old. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton was brought into custody in Gwinnett County on Wednesday on charges of felony murder and cruelty to children. Singleton faces accusations of inflicting a fatal brain injury on 4-year-old…

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Teenager’s Name Released in Fatal Greene County Wreck

May 1, 2015

An Oconee County teenager’s name that was killed in a Tuesday night car crash has been released. The crash happened Tuesday night in Greene County as reported by classiccitytoday.com. 17-year-old Benjamin Kirocofe was a senior at North Oconee High School. According to the Georgia State Patrol, he died after crashing his care on Copeland Road…

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Better Business Bureau Advises People to Research Nepal Disaster Charities

May 1, 2015

Millions of Americans, and perhaps some here in Elbert County, have had the heartstrings pulled after the devastating earthquake this past weekend in Nepal. Several people may be wanting to, or already have, made donations to the disaster relief effort. However, the Better Business Bureau is advising donors, or potential donors, to use caution to…

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Great Day in Store for Tomorrow for TJ and Friends’ Golf Fundraiser

May 1, 2015

Excellent weather is expected to be on tap this weekend for the annual TJ and Friends Foundation golf tournament. A forecast of sunny skies and a high of 75 degrees will greet the two man Texas Lauderdale format tournament at the Elberton Country Club. For those who may be unfamiliar with how that format works,…

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Long Awaited Friends Helping Friends Fun Field Day Happening Later this Morning

May 1, 2015

The 12th annual Elbert County Schools Fun Field Day will be held later this morning. Today’s event begins with an opening ceremony for Special Olympics Track and Field Events at 9:00am followed by age group competitions, which will end with a presentation of ribbons for all the participants. McWilliams Park will be the location hosting…

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Calendar

  • May 9, 2015 9:00 amBake Sale
  • May 16, 2015 8:00 amCalhoun Falls Town Yard Sale
  • May 16, 2015 10:00 amHealthy Living Wellness Day Event
  • May 17, 2015 3:00 pmAnnually women's day program
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