Second Case of Rabies Confirmed in Elbert County This Year

By David Stephens, WSGC Radio, Elberton Another case of rabies has been officially confirmed in Elbert County recently. The most recent incident occurred on March 22nd in the Nickville Road/Dewy Rose area, which makes this the second reported incident where rabies was confirmed in Elbert County. “Around 2:00pm in the afternoon a rabid skunk was chasing these peoples’ dogs around, […]

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Drought Hanging On Despite Recent Rains

Despite recent rainfall, Georgia continues to be in a moderate drought status according to the U.S. Geological  Survey. The latest drought monitor report shows just how stubbornly persistent the current drought is nationwide and what that could mean for farmers. “We’re pretty much steady on the drought situation,” noted Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist. “We continue to see more than half […]

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Franklin County Board to Discuss More Water Wells

Franklin County’s Board of Commissioners will take up the issue of adopting two more water wells into their system at their next work session – that after one commissioner implied the county might be favoring one well owner over another. At their regular meeting Monday night, commissioners were to decide whether to accept the offer of a second water well […]

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