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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners voted to raise the county’s millage rate to keep Elbert Memorial Hospital (EMH) in a financially strong position in the second half of 2017.

The Bowman City Council will adopt a zoning ordinance and a zoning map at a called council meeting on Jan. 25 after three hearings to be held at the Bowman Community Center.

Three suspects are being held in the Elbert County Detention Center as authorities are looking into a “homicide” after an elderly man was found dead in a pond early Monday morning, according to a s

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The Hoop Devils sailed through watered-down competition last week. 

Having left the gridiron just two weeks prior to kicking off the new basketball season, the Blue Devils went 1-for-3 during a long Week One. 

A year older and more experienced, the Blue Devils welcomed Prince Avenue Christian to the Inferno in their season opener after press time Tuesday evening.

Death Notices

Kenneth Almond, 62, of Elberton died Jan. 14. Funeral services were held Jan. 16 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

Thora Cannon Black, 84, of Elberton died Jan. 3. Memorial services were held Jan. 5 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

Patsy Kaye Cobb Barton, 54, of Bowman died Dec. 25. Graveside services were held Dec. 28 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston

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