Photo submitted Hartwell’s Taylor Freeman, left, acts in a scene of “Artistic,” a short film, with former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch

Local girl makes screen debut with NFL standout

Ayoca Freeman wasn’t sure what to expect when she answered a casting ad for her daughter, Hart County High School senior Taylor Freeman. Ayoca saw the plea on social media — the writer and director of a short film was looking for a girl with Down…

The Blotter

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The Hart County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
Oct. 21
• Charles Michael Davenport, 49, 21 Lucas Road, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault (HPD).

JV bulldogs rout Elbert

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The Hart County High School junior varsity football team tromped Elbert County 39-14 at home last Thursday.

Fighter wins debut bout

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Tyler Barber, from Chuck Cawthon’s Contemporary Martial Arts in Hartwell, made his amateur MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) debut Saturday, Oct.

OCONEE DOWNS DOGS

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The final score of Hart County’s first region loss of the season didn’t indicate how close the game actually was Friday night.