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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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Changes For Elbert Track Teams and Diamond Devils

April 19, 2013
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The Diamond Devils, who where scheduled to face Hart County on Friday, will now host the Bulldogs on Saturday April, 20th at 6:00pm. The Devils struggled against the Bulldogs on Wednesday and will look to split the series with their rivals. That game will be aired live on 1400AM and 96.5FM the Voice of Elberton.…

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Blue Devils Track Team In Good Position After First Day of Region Meet.

April 17, 2013
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The Elbert County Track teams completed their first day of their region Wednesday, April 17th. Field events, distance races and qualifying were the focus yesterday. The Lady Devils finished 5th with ten points overall. The Ladies had three points from distance and seven from the field. Maggie Hall placed 7th in the 1,600 meter run…

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Diamond Devils Fall to Rival Hart County

April 17, 2013
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The Elbert County Diamond Devils lost to the Hart County Bulldogs Wednesday, April 17th 14-3. The game ended after five innings. The Diamond Devils went up early scoring two runs in the first but the Bulldogs would answer with three runs of their own including a two run homerun from Brady Graham which would add…

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Blue Devils and Lady Devils Soccer Teams Victorious

April 16, 2013
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Both Elbert County soccer teams came away with wins Tuesday, April 16th in their games against Thomson. The Girl’s soccer team defeated the Thomson Bulldogs 7-6. At the end of regulation the teams where tied at 3 with Lexi Bond scoring two goals and Savannah Hobbes adding another. After two over times the game would…

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  • April 18, 2014Transfer Station Closed
  • April 19, 2014Elbert County Methodist Food Pantry
  • April 19, 2014TJ & Friends Bass Tournament
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 am2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
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