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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Lady Devils Heading to State, Devils to Follow in a Week.

April 30, 2014

The Blue Devil and Lady Devil track teams had a successful day at Sectionals last week. The Lady Devils qualified two individuals out of the possible four for the State Meet. Angel McClary will be heading to State in the 100m dash with a time of 12.78 and Atira Fortson placed 5th to qualify for…

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Mrs. Mary Tucker Maxwell

February 26, 2014

, of Elberton, wife of the late Thomas Frank “Tot” Maxwell, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at Elbert Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Maxwell was born in Wilkes County on March 25, 1921, daughter of the late Shelton Tucker and Almeta Porterfield Tucker Mann and stepdaughter of the late Santford Mann. She was a retired…

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GA DNR Supervisor of the Year Recognized

February 25, 2014
GA DNR Supervisor of the Year Recognized

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recently selected Col. Eddie Henderson as the Law Enforcement 2013 Supervisor of the Year. Henderson currently serves as the Director of the DNR Law Enforcement Division where he oversees all aspects of the Division. He has been a part of DNR since 1982, most recently helping…

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Ms. Peggy Louise Eaves

November 22, 2013

Ms. Peggy Louise Eaves, 56, of Elberton, Georgia, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013, at Nancy Hart Health Care surrounded by her loved ones. Peggy was born to the late Charles P. (Beffy) Eaves and the late Mrs. Martha King Eaves on February 13, 1957. She owned and operated the Rock Branch Beauty and Barber…

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Elberton Idol 2013 Winners Crowned

October 14, 2013

The 2013 Elberton Idol winners were crowned at the fair on Saturday, but don’t worry we have you covered here in cased you missed it. For the first time since its inception, Elberton Idol had two age groups this year, one for those ages 18 and over; the other for the younger crowd. Winning the…

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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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Michael Wayne “Mike” Bell

September 9, 2013

Michael Wayne “Mike” Bell, 67, of 3026 Deep Creek Road, Bowman, husband of Becky Bryant Bell, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Bogart. Mr. Bell was born in Elbert County on January 30, 1946, to the late George Alvin and Lola Claire Ruff Bell. He retired from Dixie…

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Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey Atkinson

August 19, 2013

Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey Atkinson, of Elberton, Georgia passed away suddenly, Friday, August 16, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Atlanta. Elizabeth was born in Hartwell, Georgia on December 3, 1924 the child of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eber Bailey. Elizabeth is survived by her husband; (Coach) Lee Atkinson, her daughter; Ann Atkinson, her sister;…

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