Local News

Downtown Coca-Cola mural set for restoration

By Linton Johnsonlinton@wsgcradio.com A downtown Elberton landmark will be receiving a long-awaited restoration. The large Coca-Cola mural that adorns the back side of the Stan’s Music World building seen by eastbound travelers on Church Street will be repainted beginning Friday as a project of the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd …

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Letter from Max Black submitted to wsgcradio.com On 4 October 2018, there were unsubstantiated and false statements made by Tom Allgood during a candidate interview on WSGC radio/WSGC Website and by Casey Freeman on 9 October 2018 during the BOC Candidate Forum hosted by WSGC and the Elberton Star. With …

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County finances off to slow start in FY 2019

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com Elbert County Finance Officer Phil Pitts reported to the Board of Commissioners Monday that the county is off to a slow start in fiscal year 2019 due to typically declining revenue and increased expenses this time of year. “This is your September report, and it’s not exactly …

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Early Voting Begins

Early voting for the 2018 general election will begin Today and continue through Nov. 2. All voters throughout Elbert County have the opportunity to vote early at the Registrar’s Office at 45 Forest Ave. in Elberton from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday, Oct. 27, …

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Harlow named Chief Nursing Officer at Elbert Memorial

Elbert Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Tammy Harlow, Chief Nursing Officer. Ms. Harlow joined EMH in September and has been very busy getting to know her Nursing Staff and making sure they are providing exceptional care to our patients. She has twenty plus years of success inspiring teams and …

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T. McFerrin, Ben Zambiasi selected to Hall of Fame

Veteran high school football coach T. McFerrin and former Georgia Bulldog Ben Zambiasi will be among eight individuals inducted into the 2019 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, it was announced on Monday. Others who will be inducted into the Macon-based hall of fame the weekend of Feb. 22-23 include: -Brenda …

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