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Board of education to roll back millage rate

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Locals could see a drop in property taxes collected by the board of education again soon — but that might not  be a long term trend.

Tenneco employees look back at decades

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The factory floor at Tenneco was mostly quiet Friday, certainly quieter than how Thomas Newman remembers it from his 28 years working there when it was owned by Monroe Shocks.

Man takes dip to elude cops

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An alleged boat thief decided to take a three-hour dip in the lake before surrendering to authorities on Sunday.

#ThrowbackThursday

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Aug. 15, 1990 — Low water pressure hampered firefighters’ ability to control a warehouse fire on North Forest Avenue.

The Blotter

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The Hartwell Police Department reported the following incidents and citations:

Little Japan burns overnight Thursday

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A popular Japanese restaurant in downtown Hartwell caught fire early Friday, rendering the location and the business next door it as total losses.

eBooks now available through library

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Young readers and their families now have access to nearly 15,000 books through the Hart County Public Library from anywhere they have internet access.