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Family survives quarantine

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Bobbie Carroll, 29 years old and a mother of two, noticed a “small cough”  and a “runny nose” in early May that made her believe that she had COVID-19.

City approves $37 million FY 2021 budget

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The mayor and council of the City of Elberton approved a budget of more than $37 million Monday night for the upcoming 2021 fiscal year, with over 60 percent of the budget going towards the Combine

Murder charge

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Elbert County Magistrate Court Lanie Simmons conducted a first appearance hearing Tuesday morning for Carrie Jill Peppers, 30, of 1602 Hartwell Highway, who was arrested Sunday and is being charged

Increase request

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Sheriff Melvin Andrews told the Elbert County Board of Commissioners (BOC) at a budget work session last week that as of May 21, the Elbert County Detention Center has no more cases of coronavirus