News Stories

Former Elbert County Sheriff’s Office drug investigator Chris Cornell was to be tried beginning Monday in a “criminal case ...

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


Adding hardware to its undefeated season, Elbert grabbed the Bankers Classic trophy Nov. 22 in Jefferson. 

For nearly eight minutes of play Saturday night, Elbert appeared poised to beat Douglass High School, but the game, and the Blue Devils’ hopes of advancing to the second round of the playoffs, turn

Banks upset Elbert Friday night in the battle for the Granite Bowl airways. 

Death Notices

Emelyn Taylor Cheek Medlin, 86, a native of Elbert County, died Dec. 1. Services were held Dec. 4 at Beulah Pentecostal Holiness Church. Coile and Hall Funeral Home, Hartwell

Virginia Sue Holley Ballentine, 70, of Robinwood Lane died Nov. 16. Funeral services were held Nov.

Worthie Lee Rucker, 81, of Elberton died Nov. 14. Funeral services were held Nov. 17 at The Church of Christ and interment was in Lincoln Heights Cemetery. Mack’s Funeral Home

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