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Elberton Election Results

Splost all 11 precincts reporting                                                                                                                    Yes 60.83% * No 39.17% Superior Court Judge, Northern Circuit Jim Carmicheal  27.99% Chris Phelps  72.02 %  * Sheriff Shayne Bennett  33.81% Jamie Callaway  66.19%  * District Attorney, Northern Circuit Richard Campbell 36% Parks White 63.68%  * State Senator District 24 Lee Anderson 36.19%  …

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ECCHS Graduation Postponed to Saturday

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In one last collaborative effort to allow Seniors the opportunity to walk in the Granite Bowl, Graduation ceremonies for this evening, have been postponed. The Class of 2016 will Graduate on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the following manner; At 9:00 AM in the Granite Bowl. Students are required to …

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Athens Technical College Announcements


Graduation will be May 2nd at 10am at the Classic Center. Summer Class Registration: Late registration is 4/29/16 from 10:00-6:00 Students can also register in the Office of Registration and Records on the Athens Campus. the Student Affairs Office on the Elbert County Campus, the Directors office on the Greene …

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Another Northeast Georgia Scam Alert


Another Northeast Georgia Scam Alert. The Franklin County Sheriff’s office says someone is making calls, claiming to be a warrant officer, trying to collect fines for failing to appear for jury duty. Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas says the caller might have conned money out of as many as seven people …

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Academic Students of The Week

Marlen del a Rosa, Emma Jourolmon, Katie Kubas, and Olivia Ruff. ECCHS Academic Students of the Week by the Language Arts Dept. for Apr. 25-29, 2016 
Photo Courtesy: ECCHS Facebook

The ECCHS Language Arts department / Journalism Advisor Jeannie Jourolmon has nominated Marlen del a Rosa,  Emma Jourlmon, Katie Kubas and Olivia Ruff as this week’s Academic Students of the week. Emma and Olivia are this year’s Yearbook Editors in Chief and they have worked countless hours ensuring this year’s …

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Athens Man Injured In Officer Involved Shooting


The GBI will look into an officer involved shooting that left an Athens man injured. Investigators in the Athens-Clarke County Police Department say 22 year old John Scott was shot and wounded after reaching for a gun outside a convenience store on Barnett Shoals Road. Athens-Clarke County Police department said …

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Georgia Bulldog Arrest


Bulldog nation deals with another arrest of a University Georgia Football player. Defensive back Juwan Briscoe was picked up by campus police over the weekend, charged with driving without a license. He was also cited for not wearing a seatbelt. Briscoe was booked into and then bonded out of Clark …

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Arrest


On April 11, 2016 Elbert County Sheriff’s office made a traffic stop that  resulted in the arrest of Mickey Rolando Molina of Indian Hill rd. Mr. Molina was charged with possession of methamphetamine, and driving under the influence of drugs.

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Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Bust

Elbert County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on April 12 2016 at a Residence on George Ward Road in Elbert County. Larry Wray Hart Jr. who resides at the residence was arrested. During there search investigator’s found marijuana plants and grow lights and grow equipment. Also found in the home were Fertilizers …

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1St Annual Bobby Brown Park Catfish Festival


The friends of Bobby Brown park announce the 1st Annual Bobby Brown Catfish Festival April 15-17,2016. There will be Catfish Tournament , Vendors, (with crafts and food) , Fun events for kids, Fish Fry ($10. per plate), Live Bluegrass music. Campsites are filling up fast, make reservations now! For reservations or festival …

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