Search Continues for Missing Hart County Teen

Still no sign of a teenager missing from his home in Hart County for over two weeks. Harold Wayne Ackerman, 16 was last seen at his Bowen Road home in Hartwell on June 26th. On Wednesday, Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland said Ackerman has not been in contact with family or friends since. “We thought at first he might be […]

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Hart County Adopts Animal Control Ordinance

For the first time in its 160 year history, Hart County has an animal control ordinance. At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Hart County Board of Commissioners heard the third and final reading of the ordinance and held a public hearing before taking a vote. “I have a motion and a second. Is there any discussion or any comment […]

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Corps Tests Lake Hartwell Spillway Wednesday

Traffic on U.S. 29 in Hart County and in Anderson County is back to normal today, but it was a different story Wednesday afternoon as thousands packed the area around the Hartwell Dam to watch the test opening of the Hartwell Dam spillways. People came from all over North Georgia and the Upstate to witness the  test, which has not […]

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High Lake Level Prompts Recreation Area Closings

The high water levels on the reservoir lakes has prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close some recreation areas at Lakes Hartwell and Russell.  Some of the hazardous conditions caused by the high water levels include floating debris, submerged retaining walls and higher river velocity downstream of Thurmond Dam.  The move was announced Wednesday afternoon. At Hartwell Lake: […]

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Stephens County Voters Get New Precinct Cards

By Charlie Bauder The Stephens County Registrar’s Office is continuing to take steps to prepare for the switch to a single voting precinct on Election Day this year in Stephens County. Starting with this November’s planned SPLOST election, all Stephens County voters casting ballots in countywide elections on Election Day will vote at the Stephens County Senior Center. As part […]

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