Francis Asbury Methodist Church Quilt Show

Francis Asbury United Methodist Church puts on a show

Francis Asbury United Methodist Church held its Second Annual Quilt Show Friday and managed to fill up the church’s sanctuary with some of the most beautiful quilts in Elbert County. Among the prizes at this year’s quilt show (second picture) was…

Civic Center rehab


Leslie Friedman, Executive Director and President of the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce, presented the Elbert County Board of Commissioners a plan for a redesign and update to the chamber office

Track facility funding approved


The Elbert County Board of Education approved a “guaranteed maximum price” for the construction of a combined concession stand, restrooms and storage facility at the Elbert County Middle School whe

UNWIND: Man and the moonrise

A small, family-operated craft distillery in Rabun County is poised to make a big splash in the world of artisanal whiskey. Moonrise Distillery is not just another company seeking to cash in on the growing craft distillery business in Georgia. It’s a family affair that takes whiskey-making...

Be wary of TB in deer

Earlier this month and in the thick of deer season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that deer “can transmit certain strains of tuberculosis to hunters.”  The danger comes during the field-dressing process. Hunters can come into contact with the pathogen when...

Early detection is vital, cancer survivor says

Just because you can’t see or feel something, doesn’t mean it’s not there and Elizabeth Harper learned this first-hand when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last December at age 59. “When they found my cancer, it was very small and in the beginning stages,” Harper said. Harper...

Devils finish third in first meet


Led by tournament champions Gavin Brady, Brice Noggle and Khrystian Anderson, the Mat Devils finished in third place during the Panther Scramble Nov.

Elbert to stop Douglass’ running attack


When Elbert County plays Frederick Douglass High School at Lakewood Stadium in Atlanta Saturday night, it will be to capture the first playoff victory in two seasons (Elbert’s last came against Coo