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Sign-ups for the 2018 White Christmas will be held at the Mt. Yonah Masonic Lodge at 59 White St. in Cleveland, next to MedLink.

With all the constitutional amendments and referendums on Georgia’s Nov. 6 ballot, it’s hard to keep them straight.

The White County Grand Jury, with Kelly Malia Williams as its foreperson and Deborah Gail Hobbs as its assistant foreperson, returned a total of 12 true bill indictments and one no bill indictment

Would it bother you if you heard gunfire while hiking near Georgia’s highest peak?

When advance voting finally began in White County on Monday, Oct. 15, voters almost seemed ready to bust down the doors of the county registrar’s office on Helen Highway.

Sports for Subscribers

The White County Recreation Department football teams wrapped up the regular season last weekend and will now turn their attention to trying to earn a spot in the Mountain League Super Bowl.

All six of White County’s youth teams advanced to the playoffs.

The White County Warriors snapped a five-game losing streak and put themselves back in the playoff hunt with a 48-34 win over West Hall last week in Oakwood.

For the second time in the five-year history of the program, the White County volleyball team is headed to the state tournament.

The Lady Warriors pulled off a pair of wins last Thursday on the final day of the Area 7-AAAA in Roswell, not only earning a bid to the state tournament but also taking the third seed with an upset victory over No. 9 Flowery Branch.

Obituaries

Monica Kathleen Gerrells Hamilton of Clarkesville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. She was 63.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Van Smith and the Rev. Robert Beavers will officiate. Interment will follow in Yonah View Memorial Gardens.

Wynn Anthony Abernathy, 52, of Murphy, North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.

Wynn was born Oct. 3, 1966, in Murphy, North Carolina, to Dr. F.L. (Linford) and Ginger DeWeese Abernathy. He graduated from Murphy High School in 1985.

Martha Rae Kimsey of Helen passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. She was 102.

Mrs. Kimsey was born July 9, 1916, in Gwinnett County, to the late William Oscar Reese and Mattie Jane Kanady Reese. She was a homemaker, and a member of Center Baptist Church.

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