Moody used a hammock covered with a tarp for his sleeping arrangements. The morning sunlight shines through the pines near Roan High Knob in Tennessee.
This 24-foot-wide, two-lane bridge, to include an additional 5-foot-wide sidewalk, is being built over Little Tesnatee Creek. It will link the existing White County Parks and Recreation property off Asbestos Road to the 1,000-acre Yonah Preserve tract. The cost of the bridge is $595,000. The general contractor is Square Deal Enterprises of Sautee Nacoochee. (Photo/Billy Chism)
Justin Edward Davis was arrested Aug. 16 for armed robbery.

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Justin Edward Davis was arrested Aug. 16 for armed robbery.

A White County man has been charged with armed robbery in connection with the Aug. 10 murder of Wayne Alexander at his home on Sam Craven Road.

This 24-foot-wide, two-lane bridge, to include an additional 5-foot-wide sidewalk, is being built over Little Tesnatee Creek. It will link the existing White County Parks and Recreation property off Asbestos Road to the 1,000-acre Yonah Preserve tract. The cost of the bridge is $595,000. The general contractor is Square Deal Enterprises of Sautee Nacoochee. (Photo/Billy Chism)

The White County Commissioners has have taken the first substantial step to expand the county’s recreation facilities onto the Yonah Preserve property.

Earlier this week, a truck hauling this 98-foot-long, pre-stressed concrete beam made its way around the Cleveland square.

Caleb Huiet, left, and Josh Wofford look over their plans for a gun range on their property off Ga. Alternate 75.

Moody used a hammock covered with a tarp for his sleeping arrangements. The morning sunlight shines through the pines near Roan High Knob in Tennessee.

“Thru-hiking” all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail usually takes about six months – a pretty big chunk out of your life.

Sports

It’s time to run for the White County High School cross country teams.WCHS kicks off the 2016 season today at the Spartan Ekiden at Athens Christian School in Watkinsville.

The event at Athens Academy is a multi-stage co-ed relay race in which contestants pass sashes instead of batons.

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

Julius Papatyi, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Friendship Health and Rehab.

Mr. Papatyi was born on July 29, 1934, in Pannonhalma, Hungary, to the late Gyula and Juliana Farkus Papatyi. He was retired from General Motors as an engineer.

Mr. Stephen Alan Myers of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. He was 61.

A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, with the Rev. Garry Hefner officiating.

Wayne Alexander of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. He was 66.

Mr. Alexander was born in White County, the son of the late Charlie and Jessie Mae Butler Alexander. He was retired from Schnadig Corporation.

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