Herman Swanson checks out the depth finder given to him at his retirement luncheon on June 24.
Debbie From relaxes with her children, from left, Deshawn, Hannah and Gloria, at Acadia National Park on the coast of Maine.
Reagan Brock and the Lady Warriors spent three days this week at a team camp at Berry College.  (Photo/Hanna Arts Photography)

News Stories

The City of Helen will celebrate Independence Day with its annual fireworks show Monday, July 4. The show begins at dark, sometime between 8:30 and 9 p.m.

Shann Cash, principal at White County Intermediate School, will retire from the White County School System effective July 1. 

The White County News is introducing an exciting new digital component to its readers and advertisers with White County Marketplace.

Debbie From relaxes with her children, from left, Deshawn, Hannah and Gloria, at Acadia National Park on the coast of Maine.

James and I are working toward taking our kids on a continuous road trip around this beautiful country.  We have three children: Hannah, 16; Deshawn, 10, and Gloria, 9.

Sports

Reagan Brock and the Lady Warriors spent three days this week at a team camp at Berry College.  (Photo/Hanna Arts Photography)

Forty days, forty nights. That’s about all the time the White County Lady Warrior softball team has before stepping back on the field for the start of the 2016 high school season. 

White County keeper Noah Kendrick, left, consoles Pascual Gomez after the Warriors’ 2-0 loss to the Spalding Jaguars Tuesday night in the second round of the Class AAAA state soccer playoffs. (Photo/Mark Turner)

The White County Warriors’ first-ever appearance in the state soccer playoffs came to a bitter end Tuesday night in Griffin.

WCHS freshman Jay Lepkoske pulls down a rebound during the Warriors’ non-region win over Lumpkin County last weekend. (Photo/Staci Sulhoff)

The White County Warriors continued the hot start to the 2015-16 high school basketball season with three wins in five days.

The wins over Towns County, Marist and Lumpkin County pushed the Warriors’ record to 7-1. 

Obituaries

David Kimberly King of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was 55.

Mr. King was born June 19, 1961, in Buford, to the late Glen and Jaynell Wills King. David loved being in the outdoors, where he enjoyed gardening and going fishing. Mr. King was the owner and operator of Lanier Lawn and Garden for 14 years.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Sherri Pirkle.

Mrs. Debra Ann Bader of Acworth passed away June 24, 2016, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. She was 55.

Born to Darrell and Patricia Whiting on March 18, 1961, Deb and her sister Di were the first set of twins to be born at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay,Wisconsin.

Christian Culp of Cleveland passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016. He was 24.

Mr. Culp was born April 28, 1992, in Gainesville, to Franklin Mclendon and Wanda Ritz. He was employed by Qwiksite, Inc., and was of the Baptist faith.

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