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Man dies after freak crash on Athens Highway Monday

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A local man died after he drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Mineral Springs Road and Athens Highway, crossed five lanes on the highway, came to rest on the CSX rail line and was hit

County revenues ‘bumping up’

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Elbert County had a “good month” financially, according to Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts. 

Author Cliff Yeargin Historical Society speaker on Sept. 16

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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

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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

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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

A good month

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With 52 admissions, an average daily census of 10.6 patients, 720 total emergency room visits and 886 outpatient visits, Elbert Memorial Hospital got off to a good start in the first month of its 2

BOE quick to set its millage rate

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The Elbert County Board of Education met for a little over seven minutes in a special called meeting on Thursday, Aug. 29.