October 17 headlines in The Hartwell Sun

This week's headlines include: The invasive and damaging snakehead fish has been found in Georgia. What does that mean for Lake Hartwell? A new batch of REACH Scholars signed their commitment letters last week. See what police were up to this…

Lake Living Cover Contest Underway

Do you have a great photo of a winter lake scene? Have you caught a fabulous fish on an area lake? Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s winter 2019 edition. Lake Living is a full-color regional guide to Northeast...

Mountain Traveler: Be Impressed by Rabun Bald

According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people, and some campers still report hearing strange sounds at night. But the spectacular views from the summit stretching more than 100 miles on a clear day are no myth. Rabun Bald, with an elevation.

Murder suspect shot by police in Toccoa

A 49-year-old Toccoa man charged with murder was caught Tuesday after he was shot by a Toccoa Police officer. The suspect, Kenton Deshawn Hall, was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment, according Toccoa police chief Jimmy Mize.

Bulldogs prep for big-time region test


A crucial region showdown is set for Friday night in Hartwell as Jefferson travels into Bulldog country to take on the Hart County High School football team  (5-0, 1-0) for just the sixth meeting i

Cross Country teams win the region preview


If Tuesday night’s Franklin County Region Preview cross country meet was any indicator of how the teams will fair at the region meet, Hart County passed the test.

Dogs push over Panthers


Hart County High School head football coach Rance Gillespie said he wanted his team to start fast last Friday night, and they certainly did that.