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Hard to believe, but phase 2 of the Cleveland bypass (officially known as the Appalachian Parkway) is almost ready for its public debut.

Seven dogs were exposed to rabies when they got into a tussle with an infected raccoon on Thursday morning, July 13.

An agreement is in place for Mountain Education Charter High School to purchase the Western Sizzlin on Helen Highway, with plans to consolidate the school’s central office operations at the facilit

When the White County Board of Commissioners adopted their Fiscal Year 2018 budget last month, the last piece of the financial picture depended on yet-to-be-determined tax digest revenue.

With plans to develop high-speed Internet access, some EMCs are once again aiming to provide a much-needed service to rural communities, just as they did with electricity 80 years ago.

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In just a few weeks, things will get a lot busier at White County High School. With the new school year just around the corner, that means the Warrior athletic teams will be back on the field.

This fall, WCHS football, volleyball, softball, cross country and competition cheer teams will all chase a Georgia High School Association state title.

When the White County Warriors show up this morning for a summer program workout, they will only have 36 more days until the start of the 2017 high school football season.

The Warriors got back to work this week following a few days off thanks to the Georgia High School Association’s mandatory Dead Week last week.

For the second year in a row, a large group of former White County High School athletes have been named to the BLITZ Hall of Fame. 

This year’s group of local inductees consists of Luke Crumley and Brett Westmoreland (baseball), Spencer Adams (basketball), Garrett Rowland (golf), Clancy Loudermilk and Savanna Magill (soccer) and Thomas Flowers (tennis).

Obituaries

And the Army goes rolling along…

Retired First Sergeant Andre (Andy) Howard answered his final order at the age of 85, as his heavenly Commander called him home. He now joins those gone on before him, both family and friends, and fallen comrades. His last day of duty on Earth was Monday, July 24, 2017.

Brandon Michael Hutcheson, 22, of Murrayville, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced.

Alexander Funeral Home, Cleveland.

www.alexander-funeral.com

Frances Keller of Sautee passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. She was 81.

Mrs. Keller was born in Bartow, Florida, the daughter of the late Lucian Edward and Eunice Stroud Ewin.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Charles "Buddy" Ewin and Tommy Ewin, and sisters, Jean Anti and Rhoda Cook.

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