Santa waves to his elves as they greet him and Mrs. Claus, who hitched a ride to the event with the Hartwell Fire Department.

Santa Claus is coming to Hartwell

Santa Claus made his first visit of the holiday season in Hartwell on Tuesday, Nov. 24 when he and Mrs. Claus arrived for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree ceremony in Hartwell on the courthouse square. The annual Christmas Tree lighting…

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The Hart County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
Nov. 23



Dec. 4, 1936 — The Hartwell Sun reported that there were no fatalities on Thanksgiving locally.