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William David Peterson, 19, of Athens entered a plea of guilty to a felony murder charge in Elbert County Superior Court Tuesday, July 10 for the January shooting death of Otha Perrin, who was 86 y

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve a proposal from Northeast Georgia Bank for a Tax Anticipation Note (TAN) through December of 2018 at a called meeting Monday.

Members of the Elberton Police Department and Elbert County Sheriff’s Office participated in active shooter training last week at Elbert County Comprehensive High School.

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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

Melvin Lamar Carroll Sr., 65, of Calhoun Falls, South Carolina and a native of Elberton, died July 6.

Sidney Wayne Floyd, 59, of Bakers Ferry Road, died June 26. Services were held June 20 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

Matthew Joel Brown, 37, of Elberton died June 16. Memorial services were held June 23 at Harmony Baptist Church. Berry Funeral Home

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P.O. Box 280
Elberton, GA  30635

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

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