Local News

Snow on the Way??

The big question on everyone’s mind today is “Will it or won’t it?” And, of course, we’re talking about snow. According to the latest predictions, the rain will start sometime around noon to 1 p.m. but the temperatures at that time will still be around 42 degrees. Once the rain …

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Missing teen located and returned to parents

Investigator Darren Scarborough has reported the missing juvenile, Kylee Marie Webb, has been found. According to Scarborough, Webb was located approximately 12:30 p.m. riding in a pickup truck with her alleged boyfriend at the intersection of Highland Park and Sunnyside Drive. Webb has been returned safely to her parents and …

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Search underway for missing teen

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in locating a missing Elbert County teen. Investigator Darren Scarborough of the ECSO stated the department is looking for 15-year-old Kylee Marie Webb. Webb is described as a white female, approximately 5’5” tall and weighing 112 pounds. She has …

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City prepares to demolish four more dilapidated buildings

City Manager Lanier Dunn told those gathered at Monday night’s meeting of the mayor and council for the city of Elberton that the city would soon begin demolition of four properties which had been declared dilapidated by the city Marshall’s office. According to Dunn, two of those properties were the …

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Bowman Mayor brings promising news from retreat

Bowman Mayor Betty Jo Maxwell had nothing but good things to say about a recent trip to Unicoi State Park for a Georgia Public Libraries officers meeting held recently. Not only did Maxwell praise the location, the accommodations and the food, she gave credit to the group for picking up …

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Local businesses receiving scam phone calls

At least two Elberton businesses have received phone calls claiming to be from Elberton Utilities seeking payments for electricity. On Wednesday, Nov. 23, two local businesses reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be Stacy Banks. According to the reports, Banks claimed to be from Elberton Utilities. Banks …

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