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Two education programs about the dangers of vaping will be held next week: at 6 p.m.

Okay, this is a little weird.

A proposed ordinance will help the City of Helen get ahead of potential problems caused by shareable dockless mobility devices – such as electric scooters – says city manager Jerry Elkins.

Presidents Day weekend isn’t typically a holiday that carries a lot of traditions – that is, unless you’re a birdwatcher.

The United Way of White County has a long history of helping the community through fundraising that supports local service organizations.

Sports for Subscribers

The Truett McConnell softball team is living up to the early season hype.

The Lady Bears are sitting at No. 20 in the latest NAIA national poll, and they are justifying the national ranking thanks to a 7-1 start.

The Lady Bears sweep a doubleheader over Thomas University last Saturday, giving the squad four wins in the past week.

The White County High School basketball programs are well-represented on the 7-AAAA All-Region teams.

The teams, selected by the region coaches, was announced last weekend during the final day of play at the region tournament in Gainesville.

It's time to dance for the White County Lady Warriors basketball team.

The Lady Warriors are headed back to the biggest stage in high school basketball as the Class AAAA state tournament tips off around the state this weekend.

Obituaries

Mrs. Sue Jarrard, age 70, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

Sue was born in Lumpkin County to the late Mack and Lillie Dockery Albertson.  She was a private caregiver and was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Jarrard. Sue will be remembered for being a woman who loved her family and had a giving and caring spirit. 

Laverne Homer Holeman, age 88, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Mr. Holeman was born on March 6, 1930, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Homer H. and Bertha Wheeler Holeman.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the White County Honor Guard.  Laverne was also a member of Norcross Masonic Lodge #228.

Mr. Walter Ralph Newell, age 75, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Mr. Newell was born in Hall County to the late James and Charlotte Brookshire Newell.  He was preceded in death by parents, and brother, Eddie Newell.

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