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Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said after community feedback on a $2 million central board office construction project, he believes the BOE should assess all district facilities in

Littering, lewd behavior, trespassing and other issues concerning kayaking traffic on the Broad River has led to residents along the river to ask officials in Elbert County and Madison County to co

Elbert County’s Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 to deny Sweet City Landfill LLC permission to apply for a special use permit, bringing thunderous applause from a standing room only audience at the

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Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s Administration will be hosting a “meet and greet” with new head football coach Thursday in the school’s multi-purpose building from 6 until 7 p.m.

Elbert County Board of Education members approved and then welcomed new Elbert County Blue Devil Football Coach Brad Waggoner Friday afternoon in a called meeting of the board.

ristmas in Commerce tournament during the holiday break, the Blue Devils returned to town last week boiling over with momentum and ready to dominate their next two region opponents.  

Death Notices

Marshall Asbury Bradford, 74, formerly of Elberton, died March 16. Funeral services will be held March 20 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

Ida Frances Bryant, 88, of Bowman died March 11. Funeral services will be held March 13 at 4 p.m. in the Pruitt Funeral Home chapel in Royston.

Richard James Fortson III, 46, of Elberton died March 9. Funeral services will be held March 18 at 2 p.m.

The Elberton star

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

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