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Mr. Harley “Kane” Thomason

October 13, 2013

of Bowman, Georgia was taken away Wednesday afternoon, October 9, 2013 at the age of 24.  Kane was the son of Jimbo and Shan Thomason of Bowman. Kane was a 2007 graduate of Elbert County Comprehensive High School,  and was honored to play the drums in the ECCHS Marching Band since he was in the…

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Mrs. Etta Key Fleming Casey

October 10, 2013

Mrs. Etta Key Fleming Casey, 66,  of Hull, Georgia passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday afternoon, October 8, 2013. Mrs. Casey was born in Walker County, Alabama to the late William Alfred and Dorothy Mae Guthrie Key.  She was the beloved wife of Ronnie Casey of Hull, Georgia.  She retired as the manager…

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Cecile Frances Adams Harper

October 7, 2013

Cecile Frances Adams Harper, 96, of Elberton, Georgia passed away October 5, 2013 at her home.  She was the beloved wife of the late Omer Arthur “Dutch” Harper. A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Harper was the daughter of the late George Cason Adams and Sallie Cordell Adams.  She was the oldest direct descendant of…

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Mrs. Sara Lee Scott Rice

October 6, 2013

Mrs. Sara Lee Scott Rice, 81, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013 at AnMed in Anderson, South Carolina. Mrs. Rice was the daughter of the late Harvey Jordan and Lillian Hall Scott.  She was married to the late John Allen Rice, Sr.  Mrs. Rice was a retired bookkeeper, and faithfully attended Bethel…

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Idol Semi-finalists

October 4, 2013

The stage is set for the Elberton Idol Semi-Finals after yesterday’s preliminary rounds at the Elbert Theatre. In the Junior Competition, the six finalists are, in no particular order:   Westly Martin Jamee Floyd Emily Darling Cheyanne Shifflet Lexie Partain Caleigh Hayes And in the Senior Competition, the six finalists are, again in no particular…

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Mrs. Maude “Kitty” Stinger Rosser

October 1, 2013

Mrs. Maude “Kitty” Stinger Rosser, 88, resident of Magnolia Estates, formerly of Churchill Road, wife of the late William A. “Bill” Rosser, Jr., passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Rosser was born on March 24, 1925, in Baxley, Georgia to the late Daniel Milton and Dora Isabelle Hare Stinger.…

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Mr. Raymond D. King

September 26, 2013

Mr. Raymond D. King, 84, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mr. King was born in Elbert County on November 1, 1928 to the late Fannie Vickery and Robert B. King. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Beth Kay King. He was co-owner of Elberton…

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Ima Jean Durrett

September 26, 2013

Ima Jean Durrett age 73 of Hartwell GA passed Sept. 23, 2013. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 28, 2013 at Sardis Baptist Church, Hartwell, GA. Burial, in the church cemetery. Ms. Durrett will be place in the church Saturday at 2 p.m. until hour of service. Survivors include her daughters, Vanessa Duncan, Trina Rucker;…

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Ima Jean Durrett

September 26, 2013

Ima Jean Durrett age 73 of Hartwell GA passed Sept. 23, 2013.   Funeral service, 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 28, 2013 at Sardis Baptist Church, Hartwell, GA. Burial, in the church cemetery. Ms. Durrett will be place in the church Saturday at 2 p.m. until hour of service.   Survivors include her daughters, Vanessa Duncan, Trina…

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Ms. Bessie Oliver

September 20, 2013

Mrs. Bessie Lou Hunt Oliver age 86, of Royston, Georgia passed on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Funeral service, 12 noon, Saturday Sept. 28th, at  New Birth Baptist Church, Royston, GA. Burial, in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston Georgia. Mrs. Oliver will be place in the church Saturday at 11AM. until hour of service. Survivors include her…

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  • October 24, 2014 7:30 pmElbert County Blue Devils vs Morgan County
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 amT J & Friends Fall Bike Ride
  • October 25, 2014 11:00 amLittle Caesars Fall Festival
  • October 29, 2014 6:00 pmFall Family Festival
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