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The Bowman City Council voted 4-0 Monday night to sell property that was targeted for $517,000 in grant funds to build a new library.

The Elbert County Board of Education approved a $34.6 million budget for FY 2017-2018 Monday night in its June board meeting.

It’s not every day that “underdogs” get a claim to a happy ending - but for a select group of incarcerated juveniles and rescue dogs - that may no longer ring true. 

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Despite a mild Hurricane Irma hangover where the lack of power  darkened the scoreboard and kept lights off for the first half at Ed Bryant Stadium in Carnesville, Elbert displayed its best 24-minu

The Blue Devils jumped out of the dugout, hugged each other and began celebrating their semifinal win over Bacon County May 18.  

On their trip to south Georgia last week, the Blue Devils brought home the bacon. 

Death Notices

James Olds Campbell, 59, of Hartwell died Sept. 11. Memorial services were held Sept. 16 in the chapel of Hicks Funeral Home.

Myra Akins Carver, 84, a resident of Canon, died Aug. 26. Funeral services were held Aug. 31 at Tabernacle Baptist Church and burial was in the church cemetery.

James Clinton Bowen, 47, of Palm Bay, Florida and formerly of Elberton, died Aug. 4. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 3 at Deep Creek Baptist Church in Dewy Rose.

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