Local News

Madison Co. teen dies in skateboarding accident

A Madison County teen was killed in a skateboarding accident in Hall County Friday, July 20. According to information released from the Gainesville Post of the Georgia State Patrol, Jayden Candler Fields, 15,of Danielsville, died when he was struck by a 1995 Dodge Dakota pickup truck traveling south on Harmony …

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Police charge two with drug possession

Elberton Police have announced the arrests of two Elbert County women on drug possession charges last week. Susan Raye Wilson, age 34, of a Cherokee Road address and Kenya Laquilla Davis, age 37, of an Elbert Street address were each charged with possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and …

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Car Show and Fireworks show a Blast !!

A great time was had by all on Saturday evening at the 21st annual Cruise in and Car show along with the Granite Bowl blast fireworks show. Presented by the Elbert Chamber and Main Street Elberton. This would not be possible without the help of the wonderful sponsors. Sponsors included: …

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Elbert Board of Education meets tonight

The Elbert County Board of Education will meet this evening at 5:30 pm for a regular monthly meeting. Items on the agenda include: * Financial report from Ben Childs * A presentation and Reception honoring CFO Ben Childs * Superintendents report Items to be acted upon: * Policy JDA- Corporal …

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Possible Tornado Spotted in Madison County

A heavy band of thunderstorms that produced up to golf ball sized hail moved the Clark, Madison, Oglethorpe and southern Elbert County on Saturday evening. Heavy rain and winds clocked at above 60 MPH were recorded. Damages were reported as mainly debris in the road and a few trees downed …

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