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Elbert County is in a “foster care crisis,” according to Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) County Director Kristy Daniels and Resource Developer Brianne Noriega.

Early voting in the Elbert County Democratic and Republican primaries through last weekend has been light, according to Elbert County Chief Registrar Charlotte Ward.

After not fully funding Elbert County education since 2002, the Georgia legislature conformed to Quality Basic Education law and fully funded the county system for 2018-2019.

Sports for Subscribers

Aided by junior Lily Johnson’s record performance, Elbert County captured the 2018 Area Golf Championship May 2. 

At first glance, you might think they’re jokers and cutups because of the their demeanor in the dugout, however, the current crop of Diamond Devils have accomplished an historic back-to-back region

In dominant fashion, the Net Devils beat two region opponents last week. Elbert sent Putnam’s boys and girls back home, suffering 5-0 losses March 13.

Death Notices

Lashon Antoinette Allen, 61, of Elberton died May 14. Funeral services were held May 21 at Cades Chapel Church and interment was in the church cemetery.

Henry Thomas Mercer, 79, of Hartwell Highway died May 13. Funeral services will be held May 16 at 3 p.m.

Clyde Thomas Adams, 93, of Double Bridges Road, died May 5. Funeral services were held May 8 at Coldwater United Methodist Church and interment followed in the church cemetery.

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

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

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