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When Eric Hughes applied to the City of Cleveland for a special-event permit, officials were somewhat baffled by the nature of his request. So they asked him to come to the Sept.

Scarecrows are coming to town.

Yonah Preserve is officially open daily.

Fine food and fun times are set to highlight Georgia’s Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sports for Subscribers

It’s been said that winning is contagious. If that’s true, it’s safe to say that the White County softball team has caught the winning virus.

Habersham Central used a second half explosion and handed the White County Warriors their first loss of the season last Friday night, 34-20.

The Warriors scored on the opening possession of the second half to take a 20-0 lead over the Raiders, but Habersham Central stormed back, scoring 34 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to spoil the Warriors’ home opener.

If you go to White County High School most afternoons in the fall, you will see a lot of student-athletes participating in some type of sporting events.


James Walter Scarborough, 80, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Mr. Scarborough was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Walter and Hattie Worton Scarborough. He was a retired auto mechanic, and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Donald Ray Finley, 64, of Demorest, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 17, 2018.

Donald was born June 7, 1954, in Gainesville, to Margret Parker and the late John Finley.

Bobbie Jean Cheston of Cleveland passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, due to health complications. She was 77.

Ms. Bobbie was born Jan. 21, 1941, in Oakland, Florida. She moved to Cleveland in 1993, and was a long- standing member of Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Cheston.

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