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Elberton City council met on Monday night


Council members held a lengthy discussion on whether an alcohol license should be issued to Taste & See Barbeque located at 529 Almond St. In the end, council members voted 3-2 in favor of issuing the license with Councilmen Rick Prince and Joel Seymour voting against the measure. The discussion …

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Friday, January 6 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will play at the Historic Elbert Theatre as scheduled. Showtime is 7 p.m. All varsity and junior varsity basketball games versus Banks County have been cancelled. A makeup date has not been scheduled. The ECCHS Stakeholders Area Wrestling Tournament has been postponed. A …

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Snow on the Way??


The big question on everyone’s mind today is “Will it or won’t it?” And, of course, we’re talking about snow. According to the latest predictions, the rain will start sometime around noon to 1 p.m. but the temperatures at that time will still be around 42 degrees. Once the rain …

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Missing teen located and returned to parents

Investigator Darren Scarborough has reported the missing juvenile, Kylee Marie Webb, has been found. According to Scarborough, Webb was located approximately 12:30 p.m. riding in a pickup truck with her alleged boyfriend at the intersection of Highland Park and Sunnyside Drive. Webb has been returned safely to her parents and …

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Search underway for missing teen


The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in locating a missing Elbert County teen. Investigator Darren Scarborough of the ECSO stated the department is looking for 15-year-old Kylee Marie Webb. Webb is described as a white female, approximately 5’5” tall and weighing 112 pounds. She has …

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City prepares to demolish four more dilapidated buildings


City Manager Lanier Dunn told those gathered at Monday night’s meeting of the mayor and council for the city of Elberton that the city would soon begin demolition of four properties which had been declared dilapidated by the city Marshall’s office. According to Dunn, two of those properties were the …

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