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Diamond Devils End Season with Loss

April 23, 2014
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The Elbert County Diamond Devils finished up their season last night with a loss to North Oconee in an intense game. Both teams would score 3 runs in the 1st inning and the game would remain tied until the 6th inning. Jacob Smith, who started on the mound for the Devils, settled in after the…

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County Alters Payback Schedule to General Fund Due to Low SPLOST Collections

April 23, 2014
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The decline in SPLOST revenue collections has prompted the Elbert County Board of Commissioners to alter the payback schedule to the county’s general fund. Prior to the 2011 SPLOST vote passing, the county took on several projects which included the construction of new fire stations…

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Gas Prices Increase Again, Finally Beginning to Stabilize However

April 23, 2014
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Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases. Gas prices typically peak in the spring. During the last three years, prices peaked in February 2013, April 2012, and May 2011. Summer gas prices become more…

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Former Blue Devil Coach to Be Inducted into GACA Hall of Fame

April 23, 2014
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Legendary Blue Devil football coach T. McFerrin will be inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame later this spring. McFerrin led the Blue Devils to a state championship…

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Elbert Commissioners Approve Bid to Repair Bridge on River Road

April 23, 2014
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Work will soon begin on repairs to the bridge on River Road, which crosses Wahatchee Creek. Elbert County Administrator Bob Thomas explained to the Elbert County Board of Commissioners what…

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Business and Industry of the Month Award Winners Revealed

April 23, 2014
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The Elbert County Chamber of Commerce has revealed April’s winners for Business and Industry of the Month. The Community Pride Committee of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce this month…

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Calendar

  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 amAnnual Cause for Paws 5K Obstacle Run
  • April 27, 2014St. Mary's CME Church 146 Church Anniversary
  • April 27, 2014 2:30 pm2nd Choir Anniversary
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