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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.

One of the oldest houses in White County has found a buyer, after sitting unoccupied for years.

UPDATE: As of 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept.

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.


Mrs. Loudean Seabolt, age 99, of Cleveland, passed away Sept. 18, 2018.

She was born Aug. 4, 1919, in the shadow of Cedar Mountain in Lumpkin County. Loudean was the daughter of Joe and Alice Jarrard. She attended Lydia School, Dahlonega High School and North Georgia College.

James Walter Scarborough, 80, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Mr. Scarborough was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Walter and Hattie Worton Scarborough. He was a retired auto mechanic, and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Donald Ray Finley, 64, of Demorest, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 17, 2018.

Donald was born June 7, 1954, in Gainesville, to Margret Parker and the late John Finley.

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