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Could pedal bike tours be coming to the streets of Helen?

A White County Superior Court judge granted a defense motion to relocate the trial of James Holcomb and issued a gag order in the case of the 2017 death of 3-year-old Easton Cain.

After a second public hearing on June 18, the White County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to adopt a general-fund budget of $18,925,734 for fiscal year 2019.

The White County Board of Education has named Dr. Laurie Burkett as the sole finalist to succeed Dr. Jeff Wilson as school superintendent.

A single finalist has been named for the White County School System superintendent p

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The White County 12U All-Star baseball team made a serious run at the Dizzy Dean District 6 title Tuesday night in Ellijay, but suffered a heart-breaking loss to Towns County in the championship round.

The Warriors had to battle through way through the elimination bracket after dropping the first game of the tournament to Towns County.

In professional baseball, when a player gets called into the manager’s office, it’s usually good news or bad news.

White County’s Spencer Adams got some really good news when he had post-game meeting with Birmingham Barons’ manager Ryan Newman Sunday afternoon following the Barons’ in a 3-2 loss to the Tennessee Smokies.

by Mark Turner

White County News


There have been some big changes in the White County school system over the past few weeks, and the high school athletic department is in the process of trying to fill some key roles.


Debra Louise Sanders, 33, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Mrs. Sanders was born Dec. 16, 1985, in San Francisco, California. She moved to Cleveland in 2014, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Debra enjoyed astrology, and worked as a restaurant server for Lucille’s Spa and Inn. She was preceded in death by her son, Oliver Sanders.

Mrs. Dorothy Seabolt Aaron, 73, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at her residence, with her family by her side.

Dorothy was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Lumpkin County, to the late Marlow and Ella Waldrip Fortner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Wiley Seabolt; second husband, Wayne Aaron; and son, Ricky Seabolt.

The Rev. Loy Oliver Warwick of Grayson, formerly of Chamblee and originally of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2017. He was 92.

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