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Elberton Native Honored Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 List

The National PTA is proud to announce that President Otha Thornton and Elbert County Native and candidate for State School Superintendant has been named to EBONY magazine’s Power 100 list of the nation’s most influential African-Americans. Thornton will be featured in the December/January issue of EBONY, which will hit newsstands …

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Citizens Ask Commissioners for Road Help

by Scott Smith scott@wsgcradio.com The Elbert County Board of Commissioners met Monday night and held a Public Hearing regarding the proposed road closing on a portion of Teasley Road at Cold water Road. The Commissioners then moved into their regular November meeting at 5;30 pm. Items on the agenda included, Adoption of …

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AnMed Health’s decision on EMH agreement expected soon

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com AnMed Health has a deadline of December 31 to decide whether to extend its affiliation agreement with Elbert Memorial Hospital, but local Hospital Authority Chairman Daniel Graves expects a decision to be announced much sooner, perhaps at the authority’s next board meeting on November 28. Graves said that while AnMed …

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Board of Commissioners To Meet Monday Evening

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight at 5:15 for a Public Hearing to be held regarding the proposed road closing on a portion of Teasley Road at Coldwater Road. Any interested persons who wish to make their voice heard on this matter should attend this hearing at 5:15. The Commissioners will then …

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Big football games on tap this weekend

The postseason gets under way for the Elbert County Blue Devils, area college teams face big conference showdowns, and the Falcons try to right the ship on this weekend’s football schedule: • The state Class AA football playoffs begin tonight for Elbert County Blue Devils when they take on the Coosa Eagles tonight at 7:30 in …

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Board of Commissioners Hold work session Last Night…Look to meet with City on Development Authority

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners held a work session Thursday at 5 p.m. The agenda for the session included a request from residents and land owners of the Craft Ferry subdivision to address the commission regarding road conditions in the subdivision. The commissioners discussed and considered closing a 0.6-mile portion of Teasley Road beginning …

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