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Thursday Commissioners Meeting Notes

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners met in a work session on Thursday afternoon. Items’s discussed in the work session Bill Hood gave an update on “Keep Elbert County Beautiful” activities. Daniel Graves representing Elbert Memorial Hospital provided additional information regarding hospital finances. Graves gave the Board the Volume numbers …

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Thursday Development Authority Meeting Notes

The Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman met Thursday morning at the Development Authority offices / Conference room at Athens Technical College, Elbert County Campus.  Most of the discussion was around the proposed Grain Mill that will be coming to Elbert County to make among other products feed …

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Development Authority Meets Thursday Morning

The Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman will meet this morning at the Development Authority offices / Conference room at Athens Technical College, Elbert County Campus. Earlier this week, the Authority announced two new industries that will be coming to Elbert County. Economic Development Executive Director Rusty Warner will …

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Board of Commissioners to Hold Work Session Thursday

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will hold a busy work session this Thursday afternoon at 5:00 PM in the County Government offices. Items on their agenda include: Bill Hood to give update on “Keep Elbert County Beautiful” activities. Daniel Graves representing Elbert Memorial Hospital to provide additional information regarding …

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New Businesses Coming To Elbert County

New Technology Company Chooses Elbert County Davis Systems, Inc., a Wyoming based company, announces the launch of a new technology business, bringing a large investment to Elbert County. As an innovator and manufacturer of new, patented, data center servers and related hardware and firmware, Davis Systems, Inc.is completing renovations of …

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Mayor Guest Says He’s Running Again

In an exclusive interview with WSGC, Elberton Mayor Larry Guest on Monday evening confirmed to WSGC news that he intends to qualify and run for re-election as Mayor of Elberton. Guest said ” It’s been a pleasure for me to be allowed to be elected as mayor for the last twelve …

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Investigation Continues Into Fatal Dog Attack In Hartwell

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 3:15pm, the Hartwell Police Department responded to a 911 call originating from the Reddy Urgent Care located at 605 East Franklin Street Hartwell, Georgia. Staff at the Urgent Care had requested assistance from EMS and Law Enforcement after Sandra Adams and Amy Adams entered …

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Solar Eclipse Program Coming To Library

The Elbert County Library invites children and their parents to attend a Solar Eclipse Art Program on Saturday, August 19 at 10:30a.m. in the library’s multi-purpose room. Children will have the opportunity to use their imagination to create what they anticipate the solar eclipse will look like using dark construction paper and …

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Hartwell Child Dies After Dog Attack

Hart County authorities confirm a child was attacked by a dog and fatally injured Tuesday evening. The Hart County Coroner said a 20-month-old child was fatally attacked by a dog on Highland Avenue in Hartwell according to Sheriff Mike Cleveland One person was arrested in the case thus far. Hartwell Police say …

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