News for Subscribers

The White County News wants to know about your favorite Christmas memory for our upcoming special section. The memory you share can be from childhood or a special time recently.

The Cleveland city limits are continuing to expand – but the question is, How far and how fast?

Most parents have faced the time when their child is doing something special at school but due to work, transportation or the needs of another child, they just can’t be there.

A 28-year-old Cleveland man was hospitalized Nov. 12 after he was shot in the head at his home on Cove Branch Road. 

A 15,000-square-foot Archery and Air Rifle Range at Unicoi State Park & Lodge is officially open to the public.

Sports for Subscribers

The Truett McConnell men’s soccer team made history last week, capturing the Appalachian Athletic Conference championship and earning a spot in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament.

The White County High School cross country teams posted a pair of Top 10 finishes at the Class AAAA state meet last weekend in Carrollton.

The Lady Warriors led the way with a fifth place finish, while the Warriors placed sixth. 

If anyone had told you six months ago the White County Warriors would be in the hunt for the 7-AAAA football title going into the last week of the regular season, would you have believed them?


Patricia "Patsy" Head of Cleveland passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. She was 66. Mrs.

Head was born Sept. 11, 1951, in Cleveland, to Betty Dorsey Esford and the late Herbert Hulsey. She was a former line worker for Schreibur, and was a member of Skitts Mountain Baptist Church.

Mrs. Emily Nell Kircher, 71, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.

Mrs. Kircher was born Nov. 24, 1945, in Leesburg, Florida, to the late James Sansbury and Gwen Smith Sansbury. She was a retired registered nurse, and had lived in the Northeast Georgia area for the past 15 years.

Mr. Ralph Marsh Medlock Jr. of Cleveland passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was 89.

Mr. Medlock was born in Augusta, the son of the late Ralph Marsh Medlock Sr. and Georgia Lynnelle Berry Medlock.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Amy Adderhold Medlock; son, Ralph Marsh Medlock III; and sister, Eleanor Medlock Green.

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