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Distance Devils Finish Season

November 4, 2013

The Elbert County Distance Devils traveled to East Jackson late last week to compete in the Region Championship. The girl’s team finished in last place at the meet. Gail Whitehead managed to finish first for the team with a 25th place finish out of 51 participants and a time of 23:17.16. Maggie Hall followed at…

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Elbert vs. Jackson Recap

November 3, 2013

The Elbert County Blue Devils came away with a victory in the Granite Bowl Friday night over the Jackson County Panthers. This win secures the region title for the Blue Devils. The Blue Devil defense would pick up where they left off in the Hart County game with some nice defense forcing the Panthers to…

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Blue Devils Secure Region Title

November 1, 2013

The Elbert County Blue Devils came away with a victory in the Granite Bowl Friday night over the Jackson County Panthers. This win secures the region title for the Blue Devils. It would be a tight game to start things off as things were shaping up to be a shootout with the score tied at…

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High School Football Preview

October 30, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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