News Stories

Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman members received a report last week from Economic Development Director Rusty Warner on the number of people who commuted to jobs from Elb

The candidates have been selected and voter registration has wrapped up. 

The only thing which remains is to vote.


Elbert’s Raiders solidified their Area 8 standings during the Jackson County High School meet Oct. 15, securing their 17th consecutive trip to the State Raider Competition held Oct.

During a penalty-riddled affair, Elbert outdistanced Oglethorpe 27-6 to seal its third straight region victory of the season Friday night.

Displaying improved offensive execution, Elbert trounced Social Circle to seal its second straight region victory on the road Friday night. 

Death Notices

Frances Idell Atkinson, 91, of Canon, died Oct. 10. Graveside services were held Oct. 12 at Nancy Hart Memorial Park. Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston

Neil C. Bonds, 84, of Marietta and formerly of Calhoun Falls, South Carolina died Oct. 2. A memorial service was held Oct.

Loyd Beaman Berryman, 83, of Bowman died Sept. 26. Funeral services were held Sept. 28 at Bowman Baptist Church and interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery in Bowman.

The Elberton star

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

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