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Anderson Wins Senate 24 Runoff

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Lee Anderson and Greg Gryzbowski went head to head in Georgia’s State Senate District 24 runoff. Georgia State Senate District 24 candidate Lee Anderson speaks with WJBF NewsChannel 6 after advancing in a Republican runoff on July 26, 2016. While both candidates are very different, Lee Anderson …

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Friends Helping Friends Jam Fest and Taste of Elberton

Friends Helping Friends Jam Fest and Taste of Elberton will be Saturday August 27 at the Roc First Baptist  church at 5pm. There will be a Food Court, Concert, and Cake Auction. Concert featuring:                                                                                                                                                            5PM- Anna Purvis and family , and FBC’ Girls of Glory. 5:30 pm – Lakeesha Allen, Karson …

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Win a 1915 Model T Ford for a Great Cause

Mercy Ministries of the Elberton Pentecostal Holiness Church is helping people in our community with cancer by raising funds by raffling a 1915 Model T Ford Southern Touring Edition on Saturday August 6th. Tickets are available by calling 706-318-5435. Tickets are $50.00 and all proceeds go to Mercy Ministries to …

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Thursday Bomb Threat at Walgreens in Elberton

From Police Chief Mark Welsh, bomb threat was a hoax. All is good and safe. A vessel was found on sidewalk in front of Walgreens with the word bomb written on it. The GBI bomb squad investigated and no explosive was to be found and it was determined the threat …

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Events Happening In Elberton

July 15,16,17 The Secret Life Of Pets Movie will be playing at the Elbert Theatre, Admission $7.  706-213-3232 The Elbert Theatre will Present On Golden Pond 706-283-1049 July 15 Elbert County Library, 10 and 11:30 am, Former  Director Anne Grace returns to tell us stories She’s come across while away …

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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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