News for Subscribers

Heart of Gold Pilot Club, along with the Georgia Department of Public Health, have announced that certified child passenger safety technicians will offer free car seat inspections and education to

White County High School has been celebrating Homecoming week, with a parade and bonfire to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

Okay, it’s not quite as spectacular as an eclipse. But on Friday, Sept.

If you’re familiar with Extension you might know that the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences partners with the College of Family and Consumer Sciences to offer

Now that the roads are clear and almost everyone has their power back on, White County officials are assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Irma and thinking about wh

Sports for Subscribers

The White County Warriors started playing football in the late 1950s, and their performance Friday night against Lumpkin County was one for the record books.

The Warriors’ offense found the end zone seven times and added a field goal, while the defense scored twice on the way to a 66-14 victory over Lumpkin County. 

The White County News' 2017 White County fall sports preview is here.

Starting on Page 1D of the August 17 issue, this 16-page special feature highlights the teams for volleyball, football, cross country, softball, band, cheer and mountain biking.

This keepsake section also includes message of support from local business who support the Warriors and Lady Warriors.


When Tim Cokely took over the White County High School football program earlier in the year, he had a list of things to do.

So far, he’s managed to put a check mark beside all of the important things on the list.

Put together a good coaching staff. Check.

Get in the halls at the high school and recruit more players. Check.

Install the spread offense. Check.


Theron S. Patterson Sr. of Cleveland passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was 77.

Mr. Patterson was born Nov. 1, 1939, in Mason, Michigan, to the late Meredith Amos and Maribel Prine Patterson. He was self-employed in the construction business, and formerly worked in farming.

Harvey Russell Pruitt of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Northside Hospital in Forsyth. He was 82.

Mr. Pruitt was born June 19, 1935, in Dahlonega, to the late James Russell and Mary Girlie Pruitt. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church.

Mrs. LaTrelle Bowen Riggs, 89, of Powder Springs, passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

She was born Nov. 9, 1927, in Cleveland, the daughter of the late Mr. Claude James Bowen and the late Mrs. Roxie Mae Barrett Bowen.

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