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Man faces charges in deadly crash

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A Hartwell man is now facing vehicular homicide charges for allegedly being under the influence of drugs when his truck collided head-on with a car in November 2019, killing the driver of the car.<

Sheriff sworn in for new term

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Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland, who was re-elected to serve the office he has held since first elected in 2000, was sworn in to office Tuesday morning by Hart County Probate Judge Merry Kirk.

System upgrades to delay tag renewals

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The Georgia Department of Driver Services and the Georgia Department of Revenue will be upgrading their technology system, resulting in a down period for driver’s license, tag and title renewals.

#THROWBACK THURSDAY

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Dec. 25 1942 — A quiet holiday season transpired in Hart County in 1942, wrote The Sun.

Corps wants old Christmas trees

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If you’re looking for a spot to toss the real Christmas tree occupying your home, Lake Hartwell might be the perfect place. It will provide a new home for the lake’s inhabitants.

Defendant pleads guilty to murder

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A little more than a week after turning down a plea deal, murder suspect Larrendrick Rashad Tabor pleaded guilty on Tuesday and is to serve life in prison with the possibility of parole.

NEW YEAR-NEW MURALS

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Above, Nora Winkler, from left, Alondra Arevalo, on the ladder, and Katie Eidson, right paint a mural on the rear exterior wall of Little Japan on Depot Street in downtown Hartwell recently as rest