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Lady Devils season ends in Rockmart

The Lady Devils succumbed to the sting of the Lady Yellow Jackets at the Bee Hive in Rockmart to the end season with a 63-55 loss. . The Lady Devils led 9-2 early in the first quarter only to have the physical Lady Yellow Jackets take the lead and never …

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Sheriff and officers continue to make multiple drug arrests

Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews has announced the February 5 arrests of three individuals on drug possession charges. Officers arrested 29-year-old Bradley Lee Webb, 53-year-old Tracy Anne Fleming Smith and 50-year-old Janet H. Arceo after conducting a “knock and talk” investigation at their residence on the Washington Highway, according to …

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Police charge Bowman man with drug possession

Elberton Police have charged a Bowman resident with drug possession and other offenses following a February 3 traffic stop at the intersection of Elbert and Church Streets. Mark Darin Outz, age 48, was charged by officers with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, driving under the influence of drugs, …

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Devils Win in Region Play..Continue Today

On Thursday afternoon, the Lady Devils continued their role as spoiler in the 8AA region tournament, as they upset the second seeded Lady Leopards of Banks County 51-46. The victory moved the Lady Devils to the 8AA Region Championship game on Friday night at 7:00 PM in the Inferno, against …

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Elbert Memorial Hospital to start ER renovations Monday

Beginning Monday, January 28, Elbert Memorial Hospital will be undergoing renovations in the Emergency Department, according to Hospital CEO Kerry Trapnell. “For a period of approximately seven days, all ER patients will be triaged and seen by an ER Physician in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) area while renovations are …

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Elbert wrestlers do well in state finals

Elbert County’s Mat Devils wrestling team traveled to the state finals in Macon on Saturday and came in as runner up state champions. Elbert County finishedas the GHSA Class AA State Duals falling 42-26 to Social Circle Jan. 19 in Macon Saturday afternoon.

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Event filled MLK weekend

It has been a weekend of celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King here in Elberton. On Saturday evening at the Historic Rock Gym the MLK Banquet was held with Featured Speaker Tiffany Hood Price as part of The MLK weekend . The MLK parade was held Sunday …

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Collin’s refuses pay during shutdown

Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville is one of five Georgia representatives who have asked to have their paychecks put on hold as the partial government shutdown continues. Collins wrote a letter to House of Representatives CEO Phil Kiko on Jan. 9 asking that his pay be withheld during “the current …

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