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EMH alters procedures

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Elbert Memorial Hospital (EMH) CEO Kerry Trapnell announced in a press release Monday at noon that beginning Tuesday, March 17, the emergency room entrance would be the only access to the hospital

Schools closed until March 31

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Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell announced Monday night that Elbert County’s schools will remain closed, at least until March 31.

Woman is charged in arson case

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A fire that occurred on Dunn-Worley Road Thursday, listed as a “structure fire/arson” in the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office’s (ECSO) weekly incident reports, resulted in a woman being arrested for

BOE gets 24 applications

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The Georgia School Board Association  (GSBA) received 24 applications for the Elbert County School Superintendent position, an opening created earlier this year when current school superintendent C

Republican trio qualify in House 33

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Three Republicans and a Democrat were among the Georgia House Representative District 33 qualifiers in last week’s primary qualifying for local political offices.

Bell: System is prepared for coronavirus

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In a work session Monday night the Elbert County Board of Education got an update from School Superintendent Chuck Bell on a possible coronavirus pandemic and its effect on normal school operations

Trapnell updates county commissioners

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Elbert Memorial Hospital CEO Kerry Trapnell gave an update on the hospital since receiving its critical access designation to the Elbert County Board of Commissioners at their work session on March

Permit fees rejected

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The Elbert County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 against a proposed permit fee schedule at Monday night’s meeting with commissioners Casey Freeman Jr., Chris Alexander and Kenneth Ashworth opposi