News Stories

Five law enforcement agencies have filed felony warrants against four men, implicating them in a wide-ranging crime spree in Northeast Georgia.

Senior Judge of Superior Court of Georgia Robert B.

A Georgia fugitive who is a suspect in the May 4 theft of a van on Sand Hill Road in Elbert County was arrested in Mississippi Sunday morning after staying on the run for about a month, according t


Last winter Bobby Brown Park was on the brink of chaining its gates and closing off the area’s only public camping access to Clark’s Hill Lake. 

When Elbert tied Tattnall for seventh place in the Georgia Olympics last week, it was a bittersweet end for senior  track star Mecole Hardman. 

Bow-tied gentlemen and high-heeled young ladies took their final curtain call as senior athletes last week.

Death Notices

Rita Marjorie Post Gaffney, 85, of Elberton died May 16. Rosary was on May 23 and a funeral mass was held May 24 at St.

Lee Ray Brown, 69, of Elberton died May 11. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Hicks Funeral Home

Edward Lloyd Rice, 76, of Elberton died May 3. A memorial service will be held at Berry Funeral Home’s memorial chapel on May 14 at 2 p.m.

The Elberton star

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 280
Elberton, GA  30635

Phone: 706-283-8500
Fax: 706-283-9700