News for Subscribers

The Hardman Farm State Historic Site will host a free Mobile Dairy Classroom event this Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The summer edition of Lake Living is here.

Up-to-date weather data is now available from a new monitoring setup at White County High School.

It’s time for the White County News’ annual Readers’ Choice Awards voting – your chance to tell us who are your favorites for food, entertainment and shopping, as well as shine a

The White County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy acted on a hunch and nabbed a suspected burglar, resulting in the recovery of about $20,000 in property allegedly stolen from a local homeowner.

Sports for Subscribers

A familiar face will be on the sidelines next spring with the White County Lady Warriors’ soccer team. 

Former WCHS standout Megan Runkle has been selected to take over the reins of the girls’ program, replacing Brad Kolowich, who retired following the 2017 season.

After playing a pair of doubleheaders last week, the Birmingham Barons’ bullpen needed a little rest, so Spencer Adams decided to give the relief pitchers some time off last Friday night.

The high school sports season ended in May, so it’s time for the Georgia Athletic Director’s Association to hand out the annual Directors Cup awards.

The Directors Cup, sponsored by Regions Bank, identifies the top athletic departments in each of the state classifications.


Troy Willard York was born in 1952. On June 7, he turned 65. Ten days later, he died. We never know when God will take us, so try to make every day special.

Troy worked at Unicoi State Park Lodge Restaurant during his younger years. Unicoi is where, in the summer of 1977, he met the new night auditor, Brenda Louise Cannady, who became his wife in December 1978.

Mr. Richard Michael “Ricky” Wright, 55, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Wright was born Feb. 18, 1962, in Ellijay.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Harold Wright, and stepfather, Raymond Chastain.

Kent McKern, 54, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.

Mr. McKern was born July 24, 1962, in Hartwell, to Betty B. McKern and the late Robert W. Mckern. Kent was a roofing contractor.

Survivors include his daughter, Candace, of Cleveland; son, Matthew McKern; brother, Keith McKern; sisters, Chris and Debbie; mother, Betty McKern; and best friend, Scott Hunter.

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