James Alan "Jimmy" Jackson passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Athens, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
When Hart County got swept in a three-game series by Elbert County on March 25, the Diamonds clung to a region record of 5-4 with heavyweights Jefferson and Oconee still to come.
The Hart County High School girls track team finished second in the Region 8-AAA championship last Friday in Jefferson. The boys finished sixth overall.
The Hart County Lady Racquet Dogs were defeated by Central Carrollton 3-0 in the first round of the state championship on Tuesday.
For the third consecutive year, the Hart County Diamond Dogs secured a state playoff berth sweeping Morgan County last Friday in Madison.