Photo submitted - A fountain in the Anne King Garden at the Hart County Botanical Garden is shown in pieces after recent vandalism.

Botanical garden vandalized

The Hart County Botanical Garden was vandalized again last week and now a $1,000 reward is being offered to help nab whoever is responsible. Botanical garden officials said the garden was vandalized sometime between Thursday, Sept. 10 and at 1:45 p.…

The Blotter


The Hartwell Police Department reported the following incidents and citations:



Sept. 14, 1928 ­— Sheriff Britt Brown and Deputy Curtis Kay captured 32 gallons of “firewater” in fruit jars that was on its way to South Carolina.

Railroad St. project nearly complete


Railroad Street, the once-dirt and gravel road that runs parallel behind Depot Street,  is now paved with fresh lines of paint. A parking lot will soon be available on the street as well.

Hart seeks first win at North Hall


The Hart County Bulldogs are hitting the road this week, albeit without the band or the Bulldog faithful, in an attempt to bounce back from two-straight losses.