Sunshot by Drew Dotson — Eli Gomez, from left, Hart County Commissioner Ricky Carter, Hartwell Police Chief Anthony Davis, Royston police officer Rick Carter and Tony Capell pose for a photo with a chair donated by Gomez and Capell’s nonprofit, Saving a Hero’s Place.

Chair honors Hartwell's fallen police officer

Royston Police Officer Rick Carter recently discovered that law enforcement ran in his family after researching the name of a fallen officer from Hartwell with no known family. “I didn’t know about his death until I walked into the chief’s office…

City to lease, not buy vehicles

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People will soon see new police cars and other government vehicles driving the streets of Hartwell over the next few years after the Hartwell City Council voted to enter into a new fleet program wi

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

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   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.