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Laney coach sees tough season as sign of quality

...schedule might be tougher. Three of the first four non-region opponents ? Dublin, Westminster (Atlanta) and Elbert County ? advanced to the 2013 playoffs. Then on Oct. 3, the Wildcats open their region schedule against Washington County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-23/laney-coach-
Georgia hospitals see change, crisis

...major economic engine.He noted that the Elberton-Elbert County Hospital Authority has asked the county Board of Commissioners...devastating economic loss to the community and leave Elbert County residents without local access to health care services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/georgia-hospitals-see-change
Ga. boy shot, killed on father-son boat trip

...the gun discharged around 5:30 p.m. Thursday as the father and son were putting a boat into the river near the Elbert County line.Patton said they had taken the rifle with them in case they saw a wild hog. He said the father was carrying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-24/ga-boy-shot-killed-father-so
Body of missing Lincoln County woman found in Fishing Creek

...a search by officers of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services. The Elbert County Dive Team assisted in the location and recovery of the vehicle, according to Beggs.The cause and time of death are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-21/body-missing-lincoln-c
Stealing an idea across the state

...Americus and Jimmy Carter. Its 32.38 burglaries per 1,000 residents passes second-place (but closer-to-us) Elbert County, which had 26.3 per 1,000.These data were made public last week in an interesting report from the Safe wise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/stealing-idea-across-state
Athens teen admits killing 73-year-old

...children. Married to Charlotte Davidson for more than 50 years, he retired as a master electrician who worked in Elbert County granite quarries.His wife and several of his children were in court during the Thursday afternoon hearing. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-21/athens-teen-admits-kil
The Artside: Aiken gallery to showcase local, Georgia artists' work

...He will talk about his award-winning documentary, Guidestones, which explores a mysterious granite monument in Elbert County, Ga., inscribed in 12 languages. He will show the film in its entirety at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-11/artside-aiken-gallery
Carolyn Brooks

...Brooks, age 91, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA. Mrs. Brooks was born in Elbert County on June 7, 1922, the daughter of the late Dr. C.L. Alexander and Vashti Gulley Alexander Jones. She was a graduate...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169898642
Augusta historian speaks in Elberton

...Augusta State University will speak this year at the Sixth Anniversary Ceremony of the Battle of Vann's Creek in Elbert County.Lee Ann Caldwell will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday in the pavilion of the Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-30/augusta-historian-speaks-elbe
Even funny looking statues can be worth saving

...I understand, because such efforts are not unknown around east-central Georgia, and the story of "Dutchy" in Elbert County, is perhaps the best example.More than a century ago Elbert, which neighbors Lincoln County, joined numerous communities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-09/even-funny-looking-statues-ca