‘Drinking Habits’ will debut Friday and run two weekends An Encore Productions’ performance of ‘Drinking Habits’ will be held at the Historic Elbert Theatre for the next two weekends. Members of the cast include, L-R, Lynn Alexander (as Sister Augusta), Ken Little (Father Chenille), Shirley Dillard (Mother Superior) and Andrianna Watson (Sister Mary Catherine). The play will be held Friday Sept. 13 and Sept. 20 at 7 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m., and Sunday Sept. 15

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NEWS:  LHR Farms under investigation Referendum vote Monday Author Cliff Yeargin Historical Society speaker on Sept. 16 Man dies after freak crash on Athens Highway Monday County revenues ‘bumping up’ SPORTS:  Crawford…

Author Cliff Yeargin Historical Society speaker on Sept. 16


Elbert County High School graduate (1971), University of Georgia Journalism School graduate (1975), an editor producer for CNN for the past 10 years AND author of “BirdDog BOOGIE,” Cliff Yeargin, w

Referendum vote Monday


Elberton’s city council, after a second reading of two ordinances in a called meeting on Monday (Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m.), may approve sending those ordinances to a Nov.

LHR Farms under investigation


Responding to a Georgia Open Records Act request last week, the Georgia Department of Agriculture said that a “case” involving LHR Farms’ fertilizer license “is still under investigagtion” and no r

Outdoor Adventure


Ready for a true outdoor adventure? Regardless of your experience level, exploring the Etowah River through Dawson County is a great way to spend a day, a weekend or more.

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Elbert County to host North Oconee


When the Elbert County Blue Devils host the North Oconee Titans Friday night, it will be for a shot of revenge and a chance to even the overall series between the two schools.

Lady Blue Devils win two in a row


The  Lady Diamond Devils won two road games last week, advancing their overall season record to one game above .500 (9-8) and even in Region 8-AA play (2-2).

Crawford calls youth to duck hunt


When Melvin Crawford moved to Elberton 24 years ago, he used his love of duck hunting to get to know people in the community.