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Platform discussed

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The unveiling of a viewing platform overlooking Pyramid Quarry last week stirred controversy at the work session of the Elbert County Board of Commissioners Thursday night.

Daniel wins prestigious Athena Award

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Athens Techincal College (ATC) President Dr. Andrea Daniel was presented the ATHENA Leadership Award from the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s annual meeting in Athens on Feb.

EMH has new designation

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After a two-year hot pursuit of federally-recognized designation of Elbert Memorial Hospital as a ‘critical access’ hospital, considered a long shot and told by one consultant flatly that EMH ‘won’

Bennett named ECCHS STAR student

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Elbert County High School senior Ashford Sanders Bennett has been named the school’s 2020 Professional Association of Georgia Educators’ STAR Student. 

Dept. of Ag, LHR Farms sign order

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There may be a simple reason why LHR Farms, which lost its fertilizer license last June for applying what the Georgia Department of Agriculture (DOA) considered an “adulterated” fertilizer at Broad

ECCHS, ECMS compete at state conventions

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Students from Elbert County Middle School and Elbert County Comprehensive High School, led by advisors Angela Scoggins, Amber Trotter and Shanda Rorick, traveled to Savannah in December and January

Consent order is posted

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A proposed consent order has been posted on the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s (EPD) website for a comment period of a month in regard to a company that operates at Broad River Valley