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Speakers support Fleming

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Two speakers from the floor at Monday’s Elbert County Board of Education work session said they strongly disagreed with the loss of Elbert County Middle School School Resource Officer Lt.

Leverett begins legislative career

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Although rookie Georgia House Representative Rob Leverett (R-33) got plenty of advice from the man that served as Elbert County’s representative since the 1990s – Tom McCall – now that the Georgia

Gaines, 101, passes away

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George Albert Gaines Jr., whose affection for his community (and his community’s affection for him) seemed like it came from a script for a Frank Capra movie, died Friday.

Couple indicted

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An Elbert County grand jury handed down an indictment of a couple of a 1717 Plantation Road address for seven counts of aggravated cruelty to animals among other charges across two separate indictm

Lt. Fleming fired by certified letter

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 Elbert County citizens have reacted bitterly since last week when the former Elbert County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Supervisor Marc Fleming opened a certified letter on Dec.

City will prohibit engine braking noises

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The City of Elberton could begin prohibiting engine braking noises next month after an ordinance to amend the city’s traffic and vehicles code of ordinance was placed on first reading at Monday nig

The cost of defense

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As both sides await Senior Judge of Superior Courts David Sweat to schedule another hearing in Sweet City Landfill’s lawsuit against Elbert County, County Commission Chairman Lee Vaughn said last w