News for Subscribers

In the May 23, 2019, issue of the White County News, there was conflicting information about the Northeast Georgia Veterans Society's upcoming Memorial Day ceremony in Helen.

I was not really a fan of Doris Day as an actress. A lot of her movies seemed to be fluffy romantic comedies, which was not what I preferred to watch.

Lake Living is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the magazine’s summer 2019 edition.

After almost four months, the Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail will reopen on Saturday, May 25.

Sports for Subscribers

Staff report

The White County contingent made quite a splash at the Georgia Special Olympics Spring Games last weekend in Atlanta.

This year's event was held May 17-19 at Emory University, and included more than 2,900 athletes, 2,800 volunteers and hundreds of family and friends.

White County's bid to the win the Class AAAA girls' golf title came up short this week at Maple Ridge Golf Club in Columbus.

The Lady Warriors finished the two-day event with a team-total of 466 to finish third for the second consecutive year.

Truett McConnell's softball season came to a sudden end earlier this week in the opening round of the NAIA National  Championship tournament.


Harold Spahr Riley of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the age of 90. 

Dr. Thomas Hutto, botanist, educator, poet, and outdoorsman passed away on Nov. 12, 2018, at his home in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia.  

Ruby Ash Nix passed away on March 6, 2019, at the age of 97 years.  She was born to the late Joseph Marion Ash and Ila Mae Young Ash on Sept. 30, 1921, in White County.

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