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News for Subscribers

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Melanie Dye was among the 185 bankers receiving graduation diplomas in May from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University (LSU) and Morgan Sigman was one of 34 Georgia bankers to

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The Elbert County Board of Education agreed unanimously Monday to hire a consulting firm that will determine the need for new facilities within the school district, including a new district office.

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The Seventh Annual Friends Helping Friends Jam Fest & Taste of Elberton will be held Saturday, Aug. 24.

Sports for Subscribers

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New Elbert County High School Football Coach Brad Waggoner talks with the Blue Devils after a preseason scrimmage at East Hall High School in Gainesville Aug. 16.

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The Elbert County Comprehensive High School marching band poses in the Granite Bowl for a group photo.

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Blue Devil fans can get their first peek at the 2019 team Friday night under the light in Gainesville as Elbert County scrimmages East Hall. 

Death Notices

Lucille T. Allen, 94, of Elberton died Aug. 10. Funeral services were held Aug.

Lucille Leola Teasley Allen, 94, of Elberton died Aug. 10. Arrangements will be announced. Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton chapel

Edward Exum Best Jr., 92, of Jackson County died July 25. Graveside services will be held at Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens on Aug. 2 at 11 a.m.

The Elberton star

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

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