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On July 1, Georgia’s new “hands-free” law went into effect, making it illegal to hold a phone while driving.

White County Chief Magistrate Judge Joy Parks is one of two candidates recommended to fill a vacant Superior Court seat in the Enotah Judicial Circuit.

Dr. Laurie Burkett is officially the superintendent of the White County School System.

With about two weeks until a runoff election that will decide the Republican nominee for Georgia’s governor, candidates Brian Kemp and Casey Cagle had their eyes on White County earlier this week.

Helen’s Fourth of July fireworks draws thousands each year – but has the swell in traffic become too much for the city?

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Coolray Field is the home stadium for the Gwinnett Stripers’ Triple A baseball club, but after last Saturday night it might be time to rename it to White County Field.

A huge crowd of between 400-500 local fans made the short trip to Lawrenceville last weekend to see former White County High School standout Spencer Adams take the mound for the Charlotte Knights.

Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peers. –Psalm 96:3

It’s 4,924 miles from Cleveland to Mikolow, Poland. That’s the distance a local group traveled to share their Christian faith, and teach the game of basketball and football.

White County High School reached into Virginia to find its’ new boys’ basketball coach.

Wade Mawdesley was approved by the White County Board of Education to replace Sam Borg, who resigned in late May to accept a job at North Hall High School.

Borg’s resignation left the program in a bit of pinch, as most coaches were ready to begin the summer program.


Jannie Louise Martin of Cleveland passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. She was 78.

Mrs. Martin was born in White County to the late Aaron Westmoreland and Marie Price Westmoreland. Louise was a homemaker, and a member of Mt. View Baptist Church.

Robert E. Reily III, 77, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Lisa Birkle, 56, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018.

It was Mrs. Birkle's wish to be cremated, and no public services are being held at this time.

Cleveland Funeral Home, Cleveland.

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