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Vetarans to be Honored on Friday at ECCHS

The Elbert County High School JROTC Program would like to invite all veterans to the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the High School Gym on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM. We will gather to honor and thank all veterans! We will have a guest speaker, followed by patriotic …

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Tickets Available Now for Friday’s Playoff Game

The Elbert County Blue Devils will host the Coosa High School Eagles in the first round of state Class AA playoffs Friday night in the Granite Bowl. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and kickoff time is 7:30. According to Athletic Coordinator Cristal Akin, True Blue reserved parking will be honored, but all tickets …

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Increase in chicken houses good for Elberton utilities

By Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com A recent increase in chicken house construction in Elbert County is expected to result in more revenue for the City of Elberton’s public utility system. City Manager Lanier Dunn reported to the Elberton City Council on Monday that two poultry farms have been added in the last two …

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Decision Day for Voters in Elberton and Bowman

By: Linton Johnson linton@wsgcradio.com Today is Election Day, with voters the cities of Elberton and Bowman going to the polls to decide who will be their mayor for the next two years and for a contested city council post in Elberton’s Ward 5. In Elberton, incumbent Mayor Larry Guest is …

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Poultry Truck Accident on Hwy 368

At approximately 8:53 am Thursday morning a poultry transport truck affiliated with Columbia Farms / House of Raeford Farms overturned on highway 368 in Elbert County. The driver was transported to Elbert Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The investigation continues by the Georgia State Patrol.  At the time of the accident …

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