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It’s a challenge – with quite a view – all to benefit community health organizations.

The Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies plant in Cleveland has been honored with the 2016 Best Plant Award within the global Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Group.

Tarah Kelley has known for a while that she wants to be a midwife. But she never expected to deliver her own niece in the back seat of a car.

The White County Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center invites the community to the 2017 White County Business & Health Expo from 3 to 7 p.m.

Ron Hutchins has been selected to serve as interim CEO of Habersham Electric Membership Corp. The announcement was made Monday, May 8, by Rick Wood, chairman of the HEMC board of directors.

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According to a new report from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia’s state parks and historic sites contributed more than $1 billion to the state’s economy in 2016 – and about $53 million of that total was generated in White County.

Four months ago, Jaelen Alexander had never run an 800-meter race. Last weekend in Rome, Alexander walked off the track at Valhalla Stadium at Berry College as the Class AAAA state champion.

Summer break has started for most college students, but the Truett McConnell baseball team still has a few more things to do before calling it  year.

Obituaries

Richard, or "Ricky" as he was affectionately known, was a wanderer, a wonderer, an adventurer, a thinker, a philosopher, a conversationalist, and an overall seeker of truths. He cared deeply for his friends, family, and neighbors, and embraced every opportunity to help them.

Oma Lee Reed James of Cleveland passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was 87.

Oma Lee was born on April 7, 1930, to John R. Reed and Ida Clark Reed. She was the youngest and last survivor of six children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her teenage son, Dennis James.

Ricky Allen Wilson of Cleveland passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was 56.

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