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High School Football Preview

October 30, 2013
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After defeating Twiggs County last week improving to 4-1 in region 7A the Lincoln County Red Devils will take on the Wilkinson County Warriors. The Red Devils have defeated the Warriors the last two years in the regular season and also in playoff game last year; the Devils will look to make it four in…

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Distance Devils Prepare for Region Championship

October 30, 2013
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The Elbert County Distance Devils will be traveling to Jefferson, GA tomorrow to participate in the region 8AAA Region Championship hosted by East Jackson. The Boys team is coming off an 11th place finish out of 13 teams at the Oglethorpe Patriot Races and the girls finished 11th out of 11 teams. Both the Girls…

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Elbert Hart Recap

October 28, 2013
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The Elbert County Blue Devils took down the undefeated Hart County Bulldogs 23-21 Friday, October 25th. With the win the Devils would improve to 5-0 in the region, 6-2 overall, and will control their own destiny in the region. The Blue Devils would be forced to punt on their first offensive drive after the opening…

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Blue Devils Defeat Rival Hart County

October 25, 2013
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It was a bare knuckle fight in Hart County Friday night. The Elbert County Blue Devils took down the undefeated Hart County Bulldogs 23-21. The Blue Devils would go down early but battle back and the teams would go into the half all tied at 14. Coming out to start the second half the Blue…

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Good News Reported out of EMH Authority Meeting

May 29, 2013
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The Elbert County Hospital Authority Board of Trustees met last night. The Board reported that the Elbert Memorial Hospital is financially stable and reported a profit from year to date. Furthermore, the EMH will be receiving over $114,000 from Medicare after a mistake was made in 2008. CFO Doug Faircloth also reported that they were…

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Charter System Petition Process in Full Motion for EC School System

May 24, 2013
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There was a community meeting held last night to discuss the proposal for Elbert County School’s to become a charter system. As reported from the Board of Education Work Session held last week a charter system is not to be confused with a charter school. A charter system allows a school system to waive some…

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Board of Education Plans for The Future

May 14, 2013
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The Elbert County Board of Education met in a work session on Monday, May 13, 2013. As the 2012-2013 school year comes to an end the board will not cease to constantly plan for the future. The Elbert Board of Education is considering applying to be a Charter System Application. Not to be confused with…

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Devils Track Team Tie for Tenth In Georgia Olympics

May 6, 2013
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The Elbert Track team finished up their season over the weekend of May 4th and 5th. The rain did not deter the the Georgia Olympics from going on, but did have an effect on competitors as times seemed to be a step slower. The Blue Devils tied in 10th place with North Hall and Washington…

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Diamond Devils Close Out Season on an Extra Innings Loss

April 25, 2013
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The Diamond Devils lost in the final game of their season last night 4-3. The Devils battled 10 hard against the Titans that would inevitably be the region 8AAA champions. The Devils would be held scoreless in the first inning. Jacob Smith started on the mound for the Devils and the team would give a…

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Diamond Devils Defeated In Final Home Game

April 22, 2013
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It was Senior Night for the Diamond Devils as the team took another tough defeat as they lost to the North Oconee Titans 13-7 on Monday, April 22. Steven Webb would get the start on the mound for the Diamond Devils and only allow one run in the 1st. The Devils would be held scoreless.…

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  • April 26, 2014 8:00 am26th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 amAnnual Cause for Paws 5K Obstacle Run
  • April 27, 2014St. Mary's CME Church 146 Church Anniversary
  • April 27, 2014 2:30 pm2nd Choir Anniversary
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