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Reports have just emerged that on Nov. 9, 2018, a dog reached the 23,389-foot summit of Baruntse, in the Himalayan mountain range of Nepal, just south of Mount Everest.

There’s a power in perception about underage drinking. After all, aren’t most teenagers doing it?

Not according to a survey of Georgia high school students.

Thanks to a deal between a developer and the City of Cleveland, a sidewalk is slated to be built along East Underwood Street.

The White County Water Authority and City of Helen are still discussing usage and rates stemming from stagnation issues discovered last year.

Shots were fired and a Lumpkin County deputy was struck by a truck Friday night as a White County woman fled the scene of an attempted burglary on Pecks Mill Creek Road, according to reports from t

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The White County High School track team posted a pair of Top 5 finishes last Friday at the John Scott Hartness Invitational in Carnesville.

The Warriors finished fourth among 14 teams in the event hosted by Franklin County High School, while the Lady Warriors were 5th among 14 teams in the girls' division.

The White County Warriors are off and running in the Region 7-AAAA baseball race.

After starting the year with a 4-5 record in non-region play, the Warriors ripped off three consecutive wins in the past week in the opening week of region play.

The White County Warriors' golf team put together their best effort of the spring last weekend at the Longhorn Invitational, finishing fourth in the 21-team field at Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course.

The Warriors' effort was paced by sophomore Jacob Adams, who finished as the runner-up in the low-medalist competition.


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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