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Holiday event benefits 14 charities

Mother Nature provided a postcard-like setting Dec. 7 as snow fell softly on the caroling choir and the lighted decorations on Main Street during Elizabeth's inaugural tree auction, held to usher in …
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    • Q&A with Elbert County Attorney Bart Greer

      Elbert County Attorney Bart Greer, who took his position in the summer of 2017 after the resignation of predecessor Wade Gateley, recently spoke with the Elbert County News about himself and his job. …

    • Residents learn about comprehensive plan

      The Elbert County Planning Commission hosted the third of three comprehensive plan workshops on Nov. 15 at the county fairgrounds in Kiowa. Kurt Culbertson of Design Workshop presented a slide show …

    • Elizabeth kicks off holiday season

      The community tree-lighting on Dec. 1 and the tree auction and Santa's arrival on Dec. 7 make up the schedule for the Elizabeth Festival of Trees. “We put together this event to help bring in the …

    • Public works chief talks about the road ahead

      Rory Hale began working as the Elbert County public works director in August. He brought with him 25 years of experience in municipal and county governments, including time in Kansas as an …

    • Open house is chance to help shape zoning, subdivision rules

      The Board of County Commissioners is co-sponsoring an open house for citizens to meet with county commissioners, staff and planners and hear the ideas for rewriting Elbert County zoning and …