Devils, Lady Devils Fall to Rival Hart

January 19, 2015

The Elbert County Blue Devils and Lady Devils got back into region action on Saturday, January 17 against rival Hart County. The Lady Devils would have a rough first quarter on offense only managing two points to the Lady Bulldogs ten. The second quarter would be much better offensively; however, the Lady Devils would still…

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Lady Devils Continue to Struggle

December 8, 2014

The Lady Devils Basketball team fail to the Lady Red Raiders to start 0-3 this season. The Lady Devils would strike first and go up 7-0 as the Lady Raiders would have trouble scoring to start the game. However, Madison would finally get on the board and the teams would go into the second quarter…

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Blue Devils Win One Lose Another

December 8, 2014

The Blue Devils came away with a win over against the Madison County Red Raiders that would go into extra time. Madison would go up early in the first quarter and the teams would exchange leads but would tie the game up at 12 to go into the second quarter. The Red Raiders would go…

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Elbert Faces Number 2 Ranked Calhoun in Quarterfinals

November 26, 2014

The Elbert County Blue Devils will be in Elite Eight action Friday night as they travel to Calhoun to take on the number 2 ranked Yellow Jackets and number 1 seed out of Region 6-AAA. This is just the third time Elbert County has reached the quarterfinals since the 1995 AA State Championship. The undefeated…

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Ollie Oradee Oliver

November 24, 2014

Ollie Oradee Oliver age 93 of Hartwell, GA passed Nov. 23, 2014. Funeral service will be, 2 pm Friday Nov. 28, 2014 at Zion C.M.E. Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Oliver will lie in state at 1 pm Friday until hour of service. Survivors include her children; Earnest Mitchell Oliver, Carolyn…

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2014 Midterm Election Results

November 4, 2014

*Disclaimer NOT final results. United States Senator (R) David A. Perdue – 56.55% Projected winner (D) M. Michelle Nunn – 41.48% (L) Amanda C. Swafford – 1.97% Governor Inc. (R)J. Nathan Deal – 56.27% Projected winner (D) Jason J. Carter – 41.30% (L) Andrew T. Hunt – 2.43% Lt. Governor Inc. (R) L.S. ‘Casey Cagle…

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Blue Devils Headed to Madison

October 22, 2014

The 4-3 Blue Devils, coming off a much needed bye week, will be headed to Madison, GA to take on the Morgan County Bulldogs. After starting 0-2 in the region the Devils made up for it against Jackson County in a huge 42-13 win. Credit is deserved on the part of the coaching staff for…

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Mrs. Anne Ray Wilhite

May 29, 2014

Mrs. Anne Ray Wilhite of Jones Ferry Road, Elberton, wife of Tim Wilhite, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Bobby and Jeanette Beasley Ray and was employed by the Elbert County Tax Office. Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Tim…

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Congressmen Collins Votes and Speaks in Favor of House Resolution 574

May 9, 2014

The United States House of Representatives hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Wednesday evening Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) and the majority of his colleagues voted to hold Lois Lerner, former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of Congress for her refusal to cooperate with congressional investigations into IRS targeting practices. Speaking on the…

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Early Voting Still Going on in Elbert County

May 8, 2014

Eight days remain in Elbert County to vote early for the May primary elections. In the primaries, there are no contested local races after the disqualification of Mr. Wayne Ward for the Elbert County Board of Education District Three seat republican race. However, one local issue on the ballot is the proposed three quarter mill…

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