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Body Found in Lake Hartwell Identified

A press release from the Hart County Sheriff’s Office says the body found floating in Lake Hartwell on Nov. 27 has been identified. According to the release, the victim is 23-year-old Alex Dunne of Athens. The release also states Dunn is a drowning victim and the department still maintains no …

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Sheriff increases rewards for leads in unsolved homicides

Elbert County Sheriff’s Department has announced the rewards for information leading to arrests in two unsolved homicide cases have been increased to $3,000 each. The sheriff’s office is seeking leads in the 2006 death of Anne Outz, who went missing from inside the Elberton city limits on June 2, 2006. Her …

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Several arrested for Drugs

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals Tuesday as the result of a month-long investigation into illegal drug sales at 1733 A.M. Grizzle Road and 1565 Brewer’s Bridge Court. Michael Steven Oglesby, 49, of an A.M. Grizzle Road address in Dewy Rose and Andrea Prater, 49 of …

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AnMed Health ends affiliation with Elbert Memorial Hospital

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com AnMed Health announced Monday it will end its management services affiliation with Elbert Memorial Hospital when the five-year agreement between the two healthcare systems ends on February 28, 2018. A statement released during the regular board meeting of the Elberton-Elbert County Hospital Authority said the authority will resume full …

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Elberton’s Chad Lunsford named head coach at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern ended its coaching search Monday and removed the interim tag on Elbert County’s Chad Lunsford, naming him the school’s permanent head football coach. Lunsford played at Elbert County High School for coach T. McFerrin. During Lunsford’s high school career, Elbert County made four straight appearances in the state playoffs and …

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