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Retirement reception honors Judge Hodges

The Northern Judicial Circuit Bar Association hosted a reception in honor of recently retired Superior Court Chief Judge Thomas L. Hodges III on Saturday at the Elberton Rock Gym. The Northern Circuit’s three current Superior Court judges joined Judge Hodges for the occasion: (L-R) New Chief Judge Jeffery S. Malcom, …

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Team Southeast to Play tonight at 8pm

Elbert County’s Team Southeast took a loss 9-0 in the 1st game against Texas in the little league world series. Team Southeast will play again tonight at 8pm against Pennsylvania. The U.S. and International bracket winners will meet Aug. 19 at noon in the Junior League championship game to be …

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Street Pleads Guilty in Elbert Superior Court

Monday before Elbert Superior Court Judge R. Chris Phelps Dakota Scott Street pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, criminal attempt to commit murder, concealing the death of another and possession of firearm during the commission of a crime in the death of Otha Perrin Judge Phelps sentenced to Street to 45 …

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Team Georgia’s first World Series game Monday at 2 p.m

Elbert County’s Team Georgia All-Stars will play their first game in the Junior League Baseball World Series on Monday at 2 p.m. in Taylor, Mich., a suburb of Detroit. Team Georgia, the Southeast Regional champion, drew a first-round bye in the tournament and will meet the winner of Sunday’s game …

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Commissioners asked for go-ahead on spec building plans

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com The Elbert County Board of Commissioners held a work session Thursday and heard a request from Development Authority Executive Director Rusty Warner to move forward with the planning process for development of a speculative building to be located on a 17.6-acre site in the industrial park on …

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