Young Rainer Lewis (age 1, in the middle) was more interested in a slice of watermelon than posing for photos on Saturday at a Fourth of July cookout celebration. Shown in the photo are (L-R) Lily Kate Mack, age 3, Rainer and Sawyer Mack, age 4, who all got plenty of watermelon, according to Ali Mercer Lewis, Rainer’s mother.

A Fourth of July celebration cookout

Young Rainer Lewis (age 1, in the middle) was more interested in a slice of watermelon than posing for photos on Saturday at a Fourth of July cookout celebration. Shown in the photo are (L-R) Lily Kate Mack, age 3, Rainer and Sawyer Mack, age 4, who…

CARES money coming

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Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman will be receiving more than $1 million in CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act funding from the federal government, according to Georgia Gov.

Jarvis says graduation still on

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Elbert County Comprehensive High School’s graduation is scheduled to finally take place July 17 at 8 p.m. in the Granite Bowl after being tentatively rescheduled due to the coronavirus.

DHP’s free COVID-19 testing ends this week

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Patrick Reilly of the Northeast Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) said his staff is going to be moving his mobile testing unit to another location in the district’s 1