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2014-2015 Elbert County Teacher of the Year Named

October 21, 2014
2014-2015 Elbert County Teacher of the Year Named

It was an evening of accolades and awards at Monday’s regular meeting of the Elbert County Board of Education. The 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year award from each school in Elbert County were recognized at the meeting, including the overall winner for the district. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell explains how the teacher of…

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Several Weekend Arrests Made Through License and Safety Checks

October 21, 2014

A busy weekend for the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office lands several in jail as a result of numerous license and safety checks. Four arrests were made Friday. Kerri Pruitt of Cleveland, GA was arrested and charged with Impeding Flow of Traffic and Driving While License Suspended. Levi Major and Thomas Wayne both of Elberton, in…

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October Classified Employee of the Month Recognized at Monday’s BOE Meeting

October 21, 2014

Teacher of the Year was not the only award presented at Monday’s Elbert County Board of Education meeting. Also handed out yesterday evening was October’s Classified Employee of the Month Honor. Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell says this is something the board does each month. “Each month we like to recognize the work of…

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Georgia Secretary of State Comments on Voter Registration Lawsuit

October 21, 2014

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has released an official statement regarding a lawsuit recently filed against his office for failing to assist an alleged 40,000 voters with registration. Third Sector Development, Inc, whose parent company is the New Georgia Project, claims to have submitted 80,000 new voter applications, but can’t find records on half…

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Great Debut for TJ and Friends Foundation Richard B. Russell Dam Run

October 21, 2014

The TJ and Friends Foundation are coming off an extremely successful inaugural event. Taking place on Saturday was the first ever Richard B. Russell Dam run, a 5K and 10K race event scored by Classic Race Services. TJ and Friends President Henry Mattox says everything went better than expected for the run’s debut. “It was…

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Distance Devils Finish Regular Meets, Region Championship Up Next

October 20, 2014

The Elbert County Distance Devils finished up their final meet before Region Championships at the Jackson County Invitational last week. Twelve teams competed in the meet including four teams from region 8-AAA. The Lady Devils finished 7th out of the seven teams that qualified. Senior Maggie Hall finished first for the Lady Devils in 22nd…

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Granite Country Weather

Calendar

  • 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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