Editorial

George Mike Fortson

George Mike Fortson age 85, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Saturday, March 25, 2017.  Arrangements will be announced by Mack’s Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elberton Chapel. On-line at  www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706) 283-4566  

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Biltmore Estate: A Mansion Frozen in Time

What began in 1895 as an estate built by George Vanderbilt continues to be an amazing experience for visitors today. At its core, Biltmore Estate will always have the natural beauty of the mountains as well as the majestic house, three times the size of the Whitehouse, and a yard …

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A Glimpse into the Life of Jimmy Carter

The lonely two lane South Georgia road leads you through the peanut and cornfields to the place where a president was born.  Plains, Georgia is the birthplace and home of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter.  As we drove up to the old Plains high school, which …

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Win a 1915 Model T Ford for a Great Cause

Mercy Ministries of the Elberton Pentecostal Holiness Church is helping people in our community with cancer by raising funds by raffling a 1915 Model T Ford Southern Touring Edition on Saturday August 6th. Tickets are available by calling 706-318-5435. Tickets are $50.00 and all proceeds go to Mercy Ministries to …

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