News Stories

Thursday night’s political forum included the two Republican candidates for Northern Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge. 

With Doug Collins (R) in session at the capitol, all four Republican challengers for the U.S.

Shayne Bennett and Jamie Callaway are both seeking the Republican nomination to face incumbent Sheriff Melvin Andrews in November to become the county’s highest elected law enforcement officer.

Sports

Elbert’s sprinters could not catch Jefferson during the 2016 Region 8-AAA Track and Field Championships last week in Jefferson.  

Elbert’s sprinters could not catch Jefferson during the 2016 Region 8-AAA Track and Field Championships last week in Jefferson.  

In dramatic fashion, Elbert beat Hart County to take third place during the Region 8-AAA tournament April 14 in Watkinsville. 

Death Notices

W.M. “Dub” Human, 81, of Royston died April 26.

Earl Thomas McCannon, 73, of Slay Road died April 18.

Virginia Porterfield Graham, 89, of PruittHealth Spring Valley in Elberton died April 14.

The Elberton star

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

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