News for Subscribers

Never mind that we had temperatures approach- ing 90 degrees last week. Regardless of the weather, fall will arrive on schedule this Saturday, Sept. 22.

The City of Helen sent out a community notice this morning stating that Unicoi Street will closed today, Friday, Sept. 21, to make repairs to the payment from the waterline break yesterday.

The 11th Annual Agri-Fest and the 8th Annual Pottery Comes to Town are planned for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Family Promise of White & Habersham will host The Great Helen Duck Race annual fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 20.

On Sept. 11, the Georgia Department of Economic Development announced $116,744 in product development grants for 16 tourism projects across the state.

Sports for Subscribers

Through the first four games of the 2018 high school football season, the third quarter hasn’t been very kind to the White County Warriors.

Last Friday, North Hall erased a 12-0 halftime deficit by scoring 20 points in the third quarter that keyed the Trojans’ 27-20 win over the Warriors.

Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. Win. That pretty much sums up the past month for the White County High School softball team.

The Lady Warriors (12-5) continue to win at a record-setting pace, picking up two more wins earlier this week to run their current winning streak to 10 games. The long winning streak is easily the best for the WCHS program in recent history.

The White County High School volleyball team is winning at a record pace for the fifth year program. The Lady Warriors have reeled off seven consecutive wins and have already set the single-season win record with 10 matches left on the regular season schedule.

Obituaries

Jeffrey "Jeff" Grindle of Cleveland passed away Sept. 23, 2018. He was 44.

Jeff was born Oct. 15, 1973, to Dorothy (Graham) Beard and the late Harold Grindle.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father.

Pearl Yvonne Taylor of Demorest passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. She was 78.

Mrs. Jeanne Loggins Hulsey of Cleveland passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. She was 75.

Mrs. Hulsey was born in White County, and retired from Lumite after 20-plus years as a supervisor.

She was preceded in death by her father, Hammond Loggins, and great-grandson, Isaiah Nance Pea.

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