As the New Year approached, while all the other long-term care facilities in Elbert County had been ravaged by COVID-19, Nancy Hart Nursing Home in Fortsonia had zero positive cases. In the past two weeks, Nancy Hart has been, according to the facility’s administrator, ‘struggling’ with an outbreak. (Photo by Slay)

Nancy Hart: ‘It hit us hard’

On Dec. 29, every resident at Nancy Hart Nursing Home who wanted a COVID-19 vaccination got one. And since that long-term care facility had not at that point had any resident test positive for COVID-19, there was an optimism that perhaps the Elbert…

Speakers support Fleming


Two speakers from the floor at Monday’s Elbert County Board of Education work session said they strongly disagreed with the loss of Elbert County Middle School School Resource Officer Lt.

Leverett begins legislative career


Although rookie Georgia House Representative Rob Leverett (R-33) got plenty of advice from the man that served as Elbert County’s representative since the 1990s – Tom McCall – now that the Georgia

Lady Devils fall short


The Lady Devils, with 11 games under their belts, as of Monday, were handed their second loss of the season by the Lady Jaguars from Cedar Shoals in Athens during Friday’s heated competition in the

Devils drop two


After losing in overtime to Banks County Jan. 5, the Elbert County Blue Devils traveled back home Friday night to host Cedar Shoals in the Inferno. 

Blue Devils traveling to Homer


The Elbert County Blue Devils were scheduled to head into a region showdown in Homer Tuesday night after press time as they traveled to Banks County for the first region game of the season.