General Election results

ELECTION NIGHT RECAP: Incumbents Andrews, Turner secure reelection; Leverett will be next House Representative

Incumbent Sheriff Melvin Andrews secured his reelection by 814 votes over combined Republican challenger Jeri Lyn Berryman and write-in candidate Wesley McConnell during the Nov. 3 General Election.  Andrews ended with 4,872 votes while Berryman…

No funding for Elbert Memorial


For the first time since 2014, the millage rate for Elbert County will include no funding for Elbert Memorial Hospital (EMH) after the Elbert County Board of Commissioners (BOC) failed to make a mo

Lack of ‘execution’ dooms Blue Devils


Elbert County’s Blue Devils finally found some offense after three quarters of football against Hebron Christian Academy in the Historic Granite Bowl Friday night, but it was too little too late.

Senior Diamond Devils honored


Senior softball players Ellie Jourolmon (top, with parents Jeannie and Leon) and Katie Grace Johnson (below, with parents Audrey and Phil), were among the honorees at Elbert County Lady Devils’ Sen