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Hart County BOE Begins Search for New School Superintendent, Hires Outside Firm

May 28, 2015

The search for a new Hart County School Superintendent is underway. Current superintendent Jerry Bell is leaving the end of May to take a similar position in another county In a press release issued Wednesday, the board announced it has hired the firm of King-Cooper and Associates of Thomaston, GA to assist in the search.…

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Hart BOE Asks County to Consolidate Extension Ofc, 4-H at New Ag Center

May 28, 2015

Hart County School Superintendent Jerry Bell is asking for the County’s help to fund a plan to move the Hart County Extension office and 4-H to the new high school Agriculture Center. Plans for the Ag Center and a College and Career Center campus on…

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Local Unemployment Rates Dip Slightly in April

May 28, 2015

The unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains region for April was 5.0 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.2 percent in March. “This is the lowest the rate has been since May 2008 when it was 4.9 percent,” said State Labor Commissioner Mark…

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Hart County Humane Society Raises Over $2,000 at Yard Sale

May 28, 2015
Hart County Humane Society Raises Over $2,000 at Yard Sale

The Hart County Humane Society is working to replenish its low-cost spay neuter fund and one fundraiser held last Saturday yielded windfall for the fund. Last year, the Humane Society…

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Royston Gives Official “No” to Closing Four Railroad Crossings

May 27, 2015

The City of Royston is saying, “no” to a demand by Hartwell Railroad officials to close four railroad crossings through the center of town. Hartwell Railroad wants to close the…

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Franklin County Deputies Honor Anniversary of Deputy Thomas’ Death

May 27, 2015
Franklin County Deputies Honor Anniversary of Deputy Thomas’ Death

Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies pay tribute to a fallen comrade over the Memorial Day holiday by doing what they believe he would have done. Last Thursday was the one year…

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  • May 15, 20152015 Summer Reading Programs
  • May 30, 2015 10:00 amBook Signing at the Ty Cobb Museum
  • May 31, 2015Providence United Methodist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School
  • June 2, 2015 10:30 amStory Time for Children
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