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Elbert Commissioners to Consider Major Project for County’s Longest Bridge

October 20, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will consider a proposal at their regular meeting this evening for one of the county’s longest bridges it maintains. The proposal is for steel decking on the bridge on Winns Mill Road. At the Board of Commissioners’ work session Thursday, Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas says the costs to…

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Free to Breathe Group Holding 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk in Athens

October 20, 2014

The Free to Breathe Organization is hosting its 7th Annual Free to Breathe 5K Walk/Run in roughly three weeks. Sandy Creek Park in Athens, GA will host runners of all ages on Saturday, November 8th. The purpose of the run is to raise awareness and money for lung cancer research. Kirk Smith, who is currently…

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Board of Education Meets Tonight for Regular Meeting

October 20, 2014

It is not a particular busy evening planned for the Elbert County Board of Education’s regular meeting. However, a pair of special presentations is expected to be awarded. First off is the routine Classified Employee of the Month award, which is presented to the most outstanding non-teaching employee in the school system. Following that, the…

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Hart County Dealing With Cat Overpopulation Issue

October 20, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia   This has been a particularly bad year for scores of unwanted litters of kittens and it’s apparently not over yet. Local animal shelters and humane societies continue to be overrun with more cats and kittens than they can find homes for. Hart County Humane Society president Donna Madkiff…

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Georgia DOT Performing Maintenance in Northeast Georgia this Week

October 20, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces routine maintenance activities planned for this week in Elbert and surrounding counties. Most activities will only require shoulder or median lane closures. Elbert – A crew will seal the cracks in the driving surface of SR 77. A lane closure is required as this work occurs. Franklin – A…

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Keep Elbert County Beautiful Might be Added to Elbert County’s Annual Budget

October 17, 2014

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will consider the approval of a request to hire a part time executive director for the Keep Elbert County Beautiful organization. At yesterday evening’s work session, County Administrator Bob Thomas said the group already as someone interested in the position. “I think they have someone interested from their board…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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