Local News

Elbert County Sheriff’s Office Bust

Elbert County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on April 12 2016 at a Residence on George Ward Road in Elbert County. Larry Wray Hart Jr. who resides at the residence was arrested. During there search investigator’s found marijuana plants and grow lights and grow equipment. Also found in the home were Fertilizers …

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ECCHS Pageant

The following young ladies received awards and placed at the ECCHS Pageant: Spirit Award Lacie Brown Peoples Choice Casey Churney Community Service award Olivia Ruff 9th grade representative 2016 Mckenzie Clark 10th grade representative 2016 Eva Jourolmon 11th grade representative 2016 Michaela Brown Miss ECCHS Olivia Ruff Photo Courtesy: ECCHS Facebook

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ECMS Pageant

The Following young ladies received awards and placed at the ECMS pageant. Spirit Award- Emma Williams. Peoples Choice Elizabeth Brady. Community service Rylee Smith. 6th 2nd runner up Avery Clark. 6th 1st runner up Kaitlin Royston. 6th grade representative 2016 Karis Gary. 7th 2nd runner up Lola Dunn. 7th 1st …

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Georgia Primary

The run to the May 24th  Georgia Primary has started, absentee ballots can now be mailed to Elbert County voters. Early voting begins May 2.

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Elks’ Lodge Shag Contest and BBQ Dinner

  Saturday, March 12, Elberton Elks’ Lodge #1100 is having a Pat Patterson Beach Music and BBQ Buffet. There will be a Shag contest with cash prizes and all three placements receive a granite trophy like the one displayed above! 1st Place receives $100 and 2nd Place receives $50! BBQ …

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Controversy in Royston

There is controversy in Royston over Franklin County School Board plans for Royston Elementary School: a proposal for county school sales tax dollars calls for the demolition of the current school building, with the 2021 construction of a replacement that could be outside the Royston city limits.

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Lady Dogs Win

Behind a 17-2 fourth-quarter run that was sparked by nine points from Tiaria Griffin, the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball team (17-6, 5-5) pulled the upset over No. 21 Missouri (18-5, 6-4) by a 65-50 tally on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.   Caliya Robinson registered a double-double in the contest …

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Georgia loses out to Virginia on Security Training Facility

Georgia has officially lost out in its bid for a $416 million embassy security training facility. Fort Pickett in southern Virginia has been selected. Republicans in Georgia’s congressional delegation pushed hard for the Obama administration to expand the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glyn County to host the facility, arguing …

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