A candlelight vigil was held during a bench dedication in honor of James F. Creason at Friday’s Christmas Caroling Event in Bowman, and the candle shines here on Creason’s great-grandson, Easton Moss. (Photo by Scoggins)

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HEART program funds lagging


Georgia HEART (Helping Enhance Access to Rural Treatment) Hospital Program representatives Rosalyn Merrick and Meghan Meyer met with local officials last week to explain a state tax program that he



The Elbert County Board of Commissioners hosted Georgia State Senator Lee Anderson at their regularly scheduled work session Dec.

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...

UNWIND: Finding a happily ever after among the vines

Our local wineries go out of their way to prevent Bridezilla meltdowns. They start with picture-perfect views of rolling hills crosshatched with vines that lend a spirit of symmetrical harmony to the scene, along with a liberal pouring policy with their homegrown libations. “I was worried...

Blue Devils get needed win


The Blue Devils held off a late charging Red Raiders to pick up a ‘needed win’ Friday night in Danielsville.