Ward Gann, owner of Clyde’s Table and Tavern and member of DCMA, spoke to the City of Cleveland council about DCMA and their goal for the future of Cleveland. (Photo/Stephanie Hill)

Merchants’ group seeks city support

Representatives from the Downtown Cleveland Merchants Alliance made a public plea for support at the Cleveland City Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13. The DCMA members noted the organization has been ramping up its work to improve the downtown…

Jury acquits Pate of murder


A Cleveland man has been acquitted on murder charges from a 2018 shooting death.

Who’s ready to run?

Five seats between the Cleveland City Council and Helen City Commission are up for election this year – and most of the incumbents have indicated they will run for another term.

50 years of events


Alpine Helen may be known widely for its charming Bavarian-themed façades, but it is also some to several popular events that draw crowds to the city.

Transforming a town

The vision of four men changed the destiny of a small Georgia town forever. Before becoming the alpine town it is today, Helen was a sawmill town when three local businessmen – Pete Hodkinson, Jim Wilkins and Bob Fowler – decided in 1968 they wanted to help improve the town, according to the...

Small town, big draw

Who would’ve thought that a town covering just over 2 square miles with a population of less than 600 people would be one of the most visited cities in Georgia? State tourism research director Ashley Barfield said the Northeast Georgia Mountain Region, which includes White County, is the...

Past success sparks high hopes

Last winter, the White County Lady Warriors put together the most successful season in the history of the school's volleyball program.

District 7 Pickleball tourney this weekend


The Georgia Recreation and Park Association District 7 Pickleball Playoffs will be held this weekend at the White County Recreation Department complex.