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Around 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, a tornado paid a brief but memorable visit to the northern edge of White County. At the Top of Georgia Airstream Trailer Park, off Ga.

Last Wednesday, students in classrooms throughout the country walked out of their schools as part of an organized campaign to protest gun violence in the wake of a February shooting at a Parkland,

There’s a celebration planned this Saturday in Cleveland – and you’re invited.

At its March 20 meeting, the Helen City Commission unanimously turned down a request to allow pedestrians to carry open containers while walking the city. 

White County High School’s Warrior TV program has added another honor to its list of accolades.

Sports for Subscribers

On one of the biggest days of the season, the White County Warriors’ track teams defended their home track last Friday, winning both team titles at the annual Mt. Yonah Invitational.

The Warriors posted a big win in the eight-team event, rolling to 186 points to easily run away from the rest of the field. Chestatee was second with 127 points.

The White County Lady Warriors’ golf team had little trouble in defending their home turf last Saturday at Mossy Creek Golf Course, easily winning the Spring Swing.

The Lady Warriors ran away from the other 23 teams in the field, posting a team score of 239 to win the team title by 17 strokes over Class 6A Dalton (256 total).

The White County High School Lady Warriors are hoping to do some big things on the golf course this spring.

The Lady Warriors are coming off a season in which junior Caroline Craig won the Class AAAA state title and led the squad to a fifth finish at in the team standings. 


Lee R. Rice of Demorest passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018. He was 72.

Born July 16, 1945, in Habersham, he was a son of the late John Evon and Emily Rose Souther Rice. Mr. Rice proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He retired from Ethicon, and was a member of Stonepile Baptist Church.

Mr. George Marvin Brown, 63, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Dahlonega, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Ruthlene McClure Chambers, 87, of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 16, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Mrs. Chambers was born May 22, 1930, to the late Charlie and Jessie Johnson McClure. She was a homemaker and a chicken farmer.

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