Members of the Elberton Police Department, with assistance from other local law enforcement agencies, ‘searched and cleared’ Elbert County Middle School Thursday, making sure a ‘person of interest’ wasn’t on campus. (Photo by Best)

News Stories

Loyd “L.B.” Berryman Jr., 83, of Bowman, died Monday at his home with family members.

With a deadline of December looming, the City of Bowman has little time remaining to use the funds approved in a Gateway Grant and the mayor and council have yet to agree on just how that money can

The Veterans Administration notified Elberton Police Chief Mark Welsh that the employee who was the source of an Sept.


Elbert fought off the fumble bug and poor execution to defeat Putnam 28-10 in Eatonton Friday night. 

Franklin was just what the doctor ordered for Elbert’s red zone malaise.

Elbert discovered fast runners and fierce competition in its first region cross country meet last week.

The Granite City ladies placed third while the men finished in sixth place.  

Death Notices

Benjamin Alvin Grizzle, 67, of Royston died Sept. 13. Funeral services were held Sept. 17 at the Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church and interment followed at the church.

Lewis Howard Smith, 85, of Washington Highway died Sept. 1. Memorial services were held Sept. 5 at Eliam United Methodist Church and inurnment was in Elmhurst Cemetery.

Pamela Elizabeth Hulme Bass, 55, of the Montevideo Community, Hartwell died Aug. 31. Funeral services were held Sept.

The Elberton star

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 280
Elberton, GA  30635

Phone: 706-283-8500
Fax: 706-283-9700