Local News

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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Hunting allowed on Lake Hartwell This Season

Four recreation areas at Lake Hartwell will be open for archery and small game hunting during the 2017-18 hunting season. These areas include Paynes Creek Park, Hartwell Dam Quarry Area, New Prospect Park and Jenkins Ferry Park. Small game hunting is allowed in all areas listed above, but only after …

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Qualifying Ends for Municipal Elections

Election season will soon be upon us as Qualifying ended for Municipal Elections on Friday for the City of Elberton and Bowman. In Elberton, Mayor Larry Guest qualifies for re-election along with Mike Fernandez who will challenge Guest for the Mayor’s seat. In Ward 1 Carey Butler Qualified with no opposition. In …

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Qualifying continues in Elberton and Bowman

Qualifying for the upcoming Election in the City of Elberton and Bowman continues through Friday Afternoon. As of Wednesday afternoon in Elberton. Incumbent Elberton Mayor Larry Guest has qualified for Re-election with no opposition as of press time . Ward one Councilman Carey Butler has qualified with no opposition at this time. Councilman Joel …

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