A Hart County road crew employee removes the speed bumps in Bowersville in August.

County denies bump money for Bowersville

The Hart County Board of Commissioners voted on Dec. 10 to deny Bowersville SPLOST money to pay for an ill-fated speed bump project. During public comment period,  Bowersville resident George Nolan requested the reimbursement of $5,700 of Special…

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...

The Hartwell Christmas tree lighting

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The Hart County Chamber of Commerce and the Hart County Board of Commissioners hosted their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 26.



A rematch of last year’s state championship game went down in Hartwell on Friday as the Hart County Bulldogs overwhelmed defending AAA state champs Morgan County 70-45.