Freshman quarterback Christian Harris had six carries for 56 yards and one touchdown in Elbert County’s 56-7 win at Putnam County Nov. 1 in Eatonton. (Photo by Cary Best)

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Critical access


Kerry Trapnell, CEO of Elbert Memorial Hospital, announced that EMH is in the process of being classified as a critical access hospital at the EMH Authority board meeting last week. 

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...

Mountain Traveler: Be Impressed by Rabun Bald

According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people, and some campers still report hearing strange sounds at night. But the spectacular views from the summit stretching more than 100 miles on a clear day are no myth. Rabun Bald, with an elevation...

Elbert to wrap up season against Banks


After Elbert’s second region loss to Rabun Oct. 18, Elbert County Head Football Coach Brad Waggoner challenged his Blue Devils to win the next three games in a row. 

Elbert wins sixth state championship


With the combination of veteran leadership and experienced cadets,  the JROTC Mixed team captured Elbert County’s sixth state Raiders championship Oct. 26 at Griffin High School.