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Elbert Board of Education meets tonight

The Elbert County Board of Education will meet this evening at 5:30 pm for a regular monthly meeting. Items on the agenda include: * Financial report from Ben Childs * A presentation and Reception honoring CFO Ben Childs * Superintendents report Items to be acted upon: * Policy JDA- Corporal …

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Possible Tornado Spotted in Madison County

A heavy band of thunderstorms that produced up to golf ball sized hail moved the Clark, Madison, Oglethorpe and southern Elbert County on Saturday evening. Heavy rain and winds clocked at above 60 MPH were recorded. Damages were reported as mainly debris in the road and a few trees downed …

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Early Voting ends with a strong turnout on final day

Friday was the final day of early voting for Georgia’s primary runoff elections. In Early voting on Friday the numbers were Democratic votes 26, Republican 74 in office voting and paper ballots were Democratic votes 19 and Republican 49. Total Early voting final numbers were Democratic votes 183, Republican 501 …

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Early voting for runoff ends today

Today is the final day of early voting for Georgia’s primary runoff elections from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar’s Office on Forest Avenue in Elberton. Election Day is Tuesday, July 24, with polls open countywide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chief Registrar Charlotte Ward said that …

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Elbert Junior League wins State… Headed to Florida

Congratulations to the Elbert County Junior League team as they claim the Georgia Junior League State Championship Thursday Night . Bartow won the first game tonight to force a second game and Elbert County won the second game. Elbert County will now advance to the Southeast Regional Tournament in Fort …

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