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Bowersville candidates vie for posts

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Alicia Barnett, 34, Bowersville
• Family: Wife and mother four boys, ages 3 to 15 years old
• Career: Mother, volunteer, former town events coordinator

Committee balks at zoning request

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Hartwell’s planning and zoning commission is recommending the city council deny a request to turn the Skelton House Bed and Breakfast on Benson Street into an event venue and theater.

Fire danger rise as drought conditions worsen

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A small fire pit quickly turned into a blazing house fire last Wednesday — highlighting the dangers of burning during drought-like conditions and leaving fires unattended.

City to sell golf course to Cateechee

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The City of Hartwell is selling the golf course at Cateechee to the conference center and golf club’s current owners, a move that will allow private development on the property.

The Blotter

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The Hartwell Police Department reported the following incidents and citations:

Game wardens patrol where the pavement ends

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The whitetail deer population in Hart County is on the rise, in part due to the work of local game wardens, who do much more than just checking permits and licenses.