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Massive Bare Steel Gas Line Replacement Project Underway in Elberton

March 4, 2015

A required project is moving forward in the City of Elberton. Work began this week on replacing13.75 miles of Natural Gas Bare Steel line in the city. To pay for the project, the city had to approve yet another capital lease, this time in the amount of $1.9 million. Elberton City Manager Lanier Dunn says…

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TJ and Friends Bass Tourney Coming up on Saturday

March 4, 2015

The 5th Annual TJ and Friends Memorial Bass Tournament is coming up this weekend. This is the first fundraiser of the year for the TJ and Friends Foundation, and it will be hosted at the Elbert Boat Ramp on Richard B. Russell Lake on Saturday. TJ and Friends Vice President Darren Scarborough, in studio earlier…

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Two New Garbage Trucks Purchased by City of Elberton

March 4, 2015

The City of Elberton has authorized the purchase of two new solid waste trucks for the city’s solid waste division of the Public Works Department. At Monday’s regular meeting of the Elberton Mayor and Council, a capital lease was approved for the purchase of two 20 cubic yard New Way Cobra Rear Load Solid Waste…

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Gasoline Prices Continue Their Climb Upwards

March 4, 2015

Gasoline prices across the nation have increased for 37 consecutive days, for a grand total of roughly 40 cents. The national average, according to AAA, is $2.41 for regular unleaded, 12 cents higher than last week’s average. AAA Spokesman Mark Jenkins attributes the higher national average to surging gasoline prices in California. However, Jenkins says…

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ECCHS Winter Awards Banquet Takes Place Next Week

March 4, 2015

The Elbert County Comprehensive High School winter sports awards banquet is now less than a week away. Tickets are still being sold for those who would like to attend to see the recognition of student athletes in sports including girls basketball, boys basketball, wrestling, varsity basketball cheerleading, and junior varsity cheerleading. As has been the…

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Sweet City Landfill Suit Goes Before Georgia Supreme Court

March 3, 2015

The Supreme Court of Georgia is expected to hear the case regarding the proposed Sweet City Landfill. It is a result of Elbert County appealing a ruling from the Elbert County Superior Court, which issued an order saying that the county’s solid waste ordinance violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The county’s attorneys…

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Calendar

  • March 10, 2015 6:15 pmECCHS winter sports awards banquet
  • March 20, 2015 9:00 amSpeech and Hearing Screenings
  • May 23, 2015 8:00 amElbert County JROTC "Elbert Mud Run"
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