Sunshot by Michael Hall — Richard Frady holds a sign identifying himself as a COVID-19 survivor.

A happy homecoming: COVID-19 survivor back in Hartwell after battle

Richard Frady rested comfortably in his wheelchair as nurses pushed him down the long hall from his room at AnMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Anderson, S.C., on Saturday, May 30.  His hair was shaggier than normal, he breathed through an oxygen tube…

The Blotter


The Hartwell Police Department reported the following incidents and citations:

The Mountain Traveler cover contest now underway - Deadline extended

With cool nights and warm, sunny days, summer in the Northeast Georgia mountains is special. If you have a photograph that represents this beautiful time of year, it could be featured on the cover of The Mountain Travelerís summer 2020 edition. The Mountain Traveler is a full-color regional...

Photo contest open for Lake Living magazine

Do you have a great photo of a beautiful Northeast Georgia lake scene? Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s spring 2020 edition. Lake Living is a full-color regional guide to Northeast Georgia’s beautiful lakes. ...