The Hart County Mat Dogs hosted the Georgia-South Carolina Duals Dec. 30 at the HCMS gym. The Mat Dogs finished 1-4, the lone win coming against Walhalla (SC). Sunshots by David Butler
The Hart County basketball teams swept East Jackson in the 8-AAA opener for both teams Jan. 3 at the HCHS gym. The girls ran past the Lady Eagles 79-48.
The Hart County girls and boys were swept by Elbert County at The Inferno on Dec. 17. The girls lost 46-44 while the boys were downed 73-58. Sunshots by David Butler
The Hart County basketball teams split with Stephens County Dec. 6 at the HCHS gym. The girls rolled past the Lady Indians 69-39 while the boys fell 74-44. Sunshots by David Butler
The Hartwell Downtown Development Authority presented the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Hart County courthouse lawn Nov. 22. Santa and Mr. Claus made an appearance.