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Madison County Man Dies in Wreck in Jackson County

A Madison County man has died on Monday in an accident in Jackson County. The victim was identified as Andrew J. Adams, 85,of  Danielsville, Adams died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy. 98 and Hwy. 441 at 6:59 p.m. Monday. His son, Andrew R. …

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4-Hers compete at State Level

Three Elbert County 4-Hers competed well this week at State 4-H Congress. Ethan Cone placed Second, competing in Performing Arts Piano. Lexie Partain competing in Performing Arts Vocal. Madison Brown placed First, competing in Outdoor Recreation Geocaching. Madison is now a Master 4-Her. We are proud of the excellent job …

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Do you Remember Government Cheese ?? Could it be coming back

If you’ve ever tasted what’s known as “government cheese,” you won’t soon forget it. Its flavor was described as somewhere between Velveeta and American cheese and smacked of humiliation or gratitude for the people who couldn’t afford not to eat it. Its color, an almost neon orange, was eye-catching. And …

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UPDATE MISSSING TEEN FOUND

 On Friday morning the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office  issued a BE ON THE LOOKOUT (BOLO) for a 14 year old Trinity Christianson. Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews reports to WSGC news that the teen has now been found.  Sheriff Andrews wanted to thank all the people involved in finding  Trinity …

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Hungry-Man dinner product recalled due to salmonella risk

A frozen meal from the brand Hungry-Man has been recalled due to salmonella concerns, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). On Friday, FSIS issued a public health alert regarding concerns of products being contaminated with salmonella in whey powder that’s been recalled by …

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Mure-Cho Students return home with Visitors

Elbert County sister city students returned home Wednesday evening with their sister city friends from Mure-Cho Japan. The Mure-Cho students will spend the next week with host families in Elberton. Elberton’s sister city program is one of the longest running in the country with 35 years of exchange with Mure-Cho …

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