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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. 

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.

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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. 

Led by powerful hitting and strong pitching, the Diamond Devils beat  No.

Death Notices

Elizabeth Almond Brock, 87, of Bowman died Aug. 8. Funeral services were held Aug. 11 at Bowman Baptist Church and interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Tom Bailey Jr., 79, of Bowersville and a native of Elberton, died Aug. 5. Funeral services will be held Aug. 9 at 4 p.m.

Infant Rhylan Michael Carter, was born and died on July 29. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton chapel.

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Elberton, GA  30635

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

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