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The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office arrested a South Carolina man Friday evening on 19 traffic and drug charges following a car chase on Highway 172 in Bowman.

Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White said Monday charges by the Elberton Police Department against an Elberton couple of felony possession and manufacture of marijuana where poli

The Board of Commissioners voted unanimously after a short closed-door session during Monday night’s meeting to purchase two parcels of land equaling 1.76 acres for $21,200 in order to change the e

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Above, Blue Devil teammates (L-R) Marquise Dye, Valdon Copper, K'Taro Cade and Tyshon Dye perform a pregame ritual before playing Wesleyan High School Sept. 3, 2010 in the Granite Bowl.

Elbert County 8-10 All Stars (L-R) Brycin Hughes, Jackson Black and Braxton Jerome after Black made a circus catch in center field to close out the bottom of the second inning during Elbert

New offensive line coach Dalton Wetherington arrived in Elbert County fresh off the heels of back-to-back state championships and loaded full of playoff experience.

Death Notices

Billy Irvin Barton, 84, of Elberton died July 12. Funeral services were held July 14 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home and interment followed in Elmhurst Cemetery.

Larry M. Blackmon, 70, of Bowman Highway, died July 8. Memorial services will be held July 11 at 11 a.m. at Elberton Christian Church.

Sarah Lee Griffith Dale, 83, of Royston, died June 25. Arrangements were made by Pruitt Funeral Home in Royston.

The Elberton star

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

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