Sunshot by Grayson Williams - Hart County deputies Steve Williams, left, and Matt Sparrow, right, pose for a photo with special plaques presented to them by Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, center, for saving a man’s life.

Deputies credited with saving man from overdose

A man is alive today and recovering from an overdose thanks to the quick thinking of Hart County deputies Steve Williams and Matt Sparrow. The two Hart County Sheriff’s deputies were working third-shift, the late-night hours, on Jan. 8 when dispatch…

Stolen 4-wheeler reclaimed by owners


Tim and Janice Mize thought they might never see their four-wheeler again after it was stolen in December, but Hart County Sheriff’s deputies made sure the couple’s property was returned.

Mead maker taps into brewery market

While some would say Dahlonega is late to the local brewery party, which has exploded in Georgia over the past few years, when the city’s first brewery opens later this spring, it’ll be the first of its kind in the state. Etowah Meadery, which opened in 2017, will be opening up Dahlonega...

A woman ahead of her time

Helen Dortch Longstreet was no stranger to controversy or fighting for the causes she believed in by the time the Georgia Railway and Power Company began work to dam Tallulah Falls in the 1910s. By that time, Longstreet had fought and won a change to state law to allow women to be state...

Hart anglers take tournament title


A cloudy, overcast morning threatening rain didn’t dampen the Hart County High School Anglers’ success on Saturday as they took first place overall at the Palmetto Boat Center’s (PBC) tournament on