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State Unemployment Increases to 8.1 Percent

September 23, 2014

Despite a decrease in unemployment insurance claims, the Georgia Department of Labor reports that the state’s unemployment rate increased yet again. The department revealed the unemployment rate for August at 8.1 percent, up from a revised July rate of 7.7 percent, and one tenth of a percentage point lower than August of last year (8.2…

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Three Weeks from the Start of Early Voting, Voter Registration Deadline October 6th

September 23, 2014

Early voting for the November general elections begins in three weeks on October 13th. Those who still have not registered to vote in Elbert County still have time to do so says Chief Registrar for Elbert County Charlotte Ward. “So please call us or come…

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Hart County Food Process Expanding Operations and Adding Jobs

September 23, 2014

On Wednesday, Lake Foods LLC, announced its plan to expand operations and hire another 250 workers within the next three to five years. Lake Foods spokesperson Stan Hayman said since first opening in February, the company has installed its second processing line, hired an additional…

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Prostate Screenings Offered at Elbert Memorial Hospital Today

September 23, 2014

Prostate screenings are being offered at Elbert Memorial Hospital today. The hospital will offer prostate-specific antigen screening from 1:00pm until 3:00pm this afternoon. The screenings are being offered in observance…

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Last Week of National Preparedness Month

September 23, 2014

It is the final week of National Preparedness Month, and Elbert County EMA is partaking in the last focus week of the month. September was designated as National Preparedness Month…

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Blue Devils vs. Laney Recap

September 22, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils traveled to Augusta, GA Friday September 19th, and came away with a win over the Laney High School Wildcats. The Blue Devils would get the…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • September 23, 2014 6:00 pmElberton Idol / Jr Idol Auditions
  • September 25, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
  • September 27, 2014 4:00 pmSinging and Revival
  • September 28, 2014 1:00 pm10th Annual Norton Reunion
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