On Aug. 21 the northeastern part of Elbert County was in the path of totality during an eclipse of the sun. It was... Fri, 08/25/2017 - 1:49pm Choices One of the most amazing natural events I've ever seen in my life. Worth the effort I made to see it, certainly. A little underwhelming ... it just didn't make that big of an impression on me. Over-rated. A few minutes of twilight and crickets. No big deal.