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About 20% will learn from home

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About one-fifth of the Elbert County school district’s students – 601 in all – will not be attending school, but will instead be learning online from home when schools open on Monday, Aug. 17.

Elbert to accept CARES funding

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Elbert County is set to receive $735,851 from the Georgia Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Coronavirus Relief Fund after the Elbert County Board of Commissioners (BOC)

June totals look good

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Elbert Memorial Hospital (EMH) Administrator Kerry Trapnell told the hospital authority last week that June’s numbers will hopefully be a model for how the hospital operates in the future.

Sheriff surprise

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Wesley McConnell, a veteran law enforcement officer who decided to “turn my badge in” a little over two weeks ago to pursue another career, has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the

Assessment made on health risk at ECPS

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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has determined that past exposures to dioxins in the soil at Elbert County Primary School were “not likely” to harm school children who played in a con