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Thursday Council Meeting Results (Video Included)

The Elberton City Council Met thursday afternoon at 5:30 in Council Chambers at City Hall. Items on the Agenda included Presentation of the Financial Report The City of Elberton General fund showed assets of $40,311.691 with a total increase of $15,117.74 in Positive Cash for the Month of July. The City also has investment …

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City Council To Meet Thursday Evening

The Elberton City Council will meet this afternoon (9-14) at 5:30 in Council Chambers at City Hall. Items on the Agenda include: Presentation of the Financial Report Gary Jones of the Elberton Star Newspaper to speak to Council with regard to the county-wide digital radio system and rationale for closing off newspaper’s …

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WSGC, Star To Host Election Forum

The Elberton Star and WSGC Radio will sponsor a city election forum Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Historic Rock Gym. The event, which will be carried live on WSGC, will begin at 6 p.m.  There are two city races in Elberton. Incumbent Mayor Larry Guest will run against qualifier Mike Fernandez and in Ward 5 incumbent …

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Area Closings And Delays For 9-12

Elbert County Schools Closed Today Athens Technical College (All Campuses) Closed The office of Elberton Utilites and ElbertonNET will be closed on Today, Sept. 12, to regular business as we focus on the restoration of services and power. We will re-open on Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. for business as usual. If you need …

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Commissioners Work Session Thursday Evening

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session this afternoon at 5pm. Items on the Agenda include: 1) Request from Gary Jones with the Elberton Star newspaper to discuss the recent radio communications project for county-wide emergency services. 2) Request from Al McCall representing the Elberton campus of …

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Wendy’s of Elberton..New Customer Service initiative

Wendy’s of Elberton has been taking a lot of criticism from Elberton residents of late on their customer service and service in general over the past few months. After one concerned citizen voiced their displeasure on facebook the floodgates opened on the restaurant and the seemingly lack of attention to …

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Paying The Price At The Pumps This Holiday Weekend

Labor Day gas prices are some of the highest we’ve seen in the Elberton area in well over a year. Prices as of Sunday afternoon were as high as $2.99 at some stations in Elberton. According to the Website Gasbuddy.com the average price per gallon in the State of Georgia is $2.70 with the …

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Millage Rate Public Hearing Wednesday

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 4.25 % in the unincorporated portion of the county and 4.36% in the incorporated portion of the county. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this …

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