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Peppers required to go to rehab

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A $25,000 bond was set by Superior Court Judge Jeff Malcom for Carrie Jill Peppers, 30, of 1602 Hartwell Highway, who was arrested May 31 and charged with murder in the second degree and cruelty to

County shortfall will be up to $400,000

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Chief Financial Officer Phil Pitts told the Elbert County Board of Commissioners (BOC) at Monday’s public hearing for the 2021 fiscal year budget and a rezoning request that based on projected reve

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