Infection prevention healthcare workers at Elbert Memorial Hospital announced last week they are strongly urging for the public to reduce visitation at least until the current flu season has passed
Bill Daughtry gave an update on Elbert County's continuing effort to switch local satellite television customers from a South Carolina designated market area (DMA) to an Atlanta DMA.
Singing cyclist Mike McGhee passed through Elberton's square last week, 140 miles into his 12,181 mile trip encompassing the United States. McGhee, who is a career veterinarian, wasn't discouraged
The Mat Devils finished runners-up in the Area 4-AA Duals Jan. 10 and punched their tickets to the 2017 Team Dual Championships Jan. 12-14 in the Macon Centreplex.
Elbert played three nearly perfect quarters against Athens Academy last week.
Coaches hugged, players jumped for joy and students stormed the court as the Inferno erupted in Elbert’s last-second victory (46-44) over Hart Saturday night.
James Allen Mathews, 71, of Carlton died Jan. 1. Graveside memorial services were held Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. in the Glade Cemetery. Berry Funeral Home
George Cecil Baker, 87, of Double Branches Road, died Dec. 28. Memorial services were held Dec. 30 at Coldwater United Methodist Church. Berry Funeral Home
Christine Allen Alexander, 80, of Elberton died Dec. 17. Funeral services were held Dec. 23 at Mack Funeral Home, Elberton chapel