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Investigation Continues Into Fatal Dog Attack In Hartwell

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 3:15pm, the Hartwell Police Department responded to a 911 call originating from the Reddy Urgent Care located at 605 East Franklin Street Hartwell, Georgia. Staff at the Urgent Care had requested assistance from EMS and Law Enforcement after Sandra Adams and Amy Adams entered …

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Solar Eclipse Program Coming To Library

The Elbert County Library invites children and their parents to attend a Solar Eclipse Art Program on Saturday, August 19 at 10:30a.m. in the library’s multi-purpose room. Children will have the opportunity to use their imagination to create what they anticipate the solar eclipse will look like using dark construction paper and …

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Hartwell Child Dies After Dog Attack

Hart County authorities confirm a child was attacked by a dog and fatally injured Tuesday evening. The Hart County Coroner said a 20-month-old child was fatally attacked by a dog on Highland Avenue in Hartwell according to Sheriff Mike Cleveland One person was arrested in the case thus far. Hartwell Police say …

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Gas Prices Higher Locally, Lower Nationally

For the second week in a row, average gas prices for the state of Georgia have varied about five cents between gasoline price research for AAA and GasBuddy.com, with the average prices for gas remaining in the $2.10’s with both agencies. Last week in Elberton Ingles was at $1.98 at …

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Marijuana Grow found in Hart County

A grow operation on Airline Goldmine Rd sends two to jail in Hart County. According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland  “We had information that this guy was growing marijuana inside and when we went to the residence we did find a grow. The marijuana was so bushed that we …

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Dad’s Robbery Suspect Caught

According to Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, 37 year old William James Wood, also known as BJ Woods, of Fair Play, South Carolina, was arrested and booked into the Gaston County, NC, Jail Saturday morning for possessing a stolen vehicle and stolen license plates after being arrested by the Belmont, NC, Police …

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Tractor Trailer Wrecks On GA 17

Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says there were no injuries reported in a tractor trailer accident that happened last evening near the Dollar General on Bowman Hwy (GA 17). A tractor-trailer overturned in the area. Cleanup continued on Thursday Morning.   |  

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Hospital Asks For 3 Mills of Tax

After discussing the financial situation with Elbert Memorial Hospital to the County Board of Commissioners earlier last month and hearing that report from Daniel Graves Board Authority Chairman. The Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority will seek 3 mills of tax relief from Elbert County. The Hospital Board voted unanimously to ask …

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