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Early vote record broken

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Elbert County was on par with the state of Georgia’s high early voter turnout by totaling votes from over 50 percent of registered voters through early in-person or through absentee ballots for Tue

No phase 2 funding for local governments

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The City of Bowman, along with the City of Elberton and Elbert County, will no longer receive phase two or three funding from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act as it wil

New construction begins at Athens Tech

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Athens Technical College’s (ATC)Elberton campus’ is going through changes that can’t be seen from Athens Highway, so the general public might not be aware of the $8.2 million construction project i

‘Enormity’

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Tuesday morning Senior Judge of Superior Courts David Sweat asked Sweet City Landfill and Elbert County attorneys to file more briefs on the most recent lawsuit Sweet City has filed against the cou

Free COVID-19 testing back in Elberton

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The Northeast (Georgia) Health District began free testing again in Elbert County, and the district’s mobile testing unit will be at the Ingles parking lot (old store) side through Friday, Oct.

BOE is down to two plans

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The Elbert County Board of Education (BOE) has narrowed down four plans to update the BOE facilities to just two as of Monday night’s meeting, Superintendent Jon Jarvis said. 

SafeHouse walk ‘virtual’

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SafeHouse Ministries Inc., a 25-year institution that provides temporary shelter in domestic violence and homeless cases, will be held “virtually” this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.