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Vaccines more accessible

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The Northeast Health District, including the Elbert County Health Department, is currently scheduling appointments for those in Phase 1A of the state's rollout plan for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Development authority decides not to meet

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Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman Chairman Greg Gunter said last week that since COVID-19 positive tests are “stubbornly high” and since the authority has no actionable it

Speakers support Fleming

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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

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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

Gaines, 101, passes away

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George Albert Gaines Jr., whose affection for his community (and his community’s affection for him) seemed like it came from a script for a Frank Capra movie, died Friday.

Couple indicted

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An Elbert County grand jury handed down an indictment of a couple of a 1717 Plantation Road address for seven counts of aggravated cruelty to animals among other charges across two separate indictm