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At their Nov. 5 meeting, the White County Board of Commissioners voted to award Animal Control’s veterinary services contract to Chestatee Animal Hospital in Dahlonega.

The White County Water Authority is working to resolve a water quality issue with its supplemental supply to the city of Helen.

The Helen City Commission has approved the first reading of an ordinance that would allow hotels to serve alcohol at a second resort on-site location.

Without further discussion, the Cleveland City Council voted on Nov. 13 to adopt several amendments to the city’s alcohol ordinance.

Kids often have tales of summer adventures, but a Cleveland youth spent his summer in Hawkins,

Sports for Subscribers

The wait is almost over for the White County Lady Warrior basketball team.

The Lady Warriors tip off the regular season next Monday, taking on Gainesville during the Thanksgiving Classic at North Hall High School.

The season opener is part of a two-day holiday event, with the second round games being played Nov. 20 at the WCHS gym.

The high school basketball season officially starts for the White County Warriors today, but first-year head coach Wade Mawdesley probably wishes he had a little more time before the opening tip of the season.

For the first time in program history, the Truett McConnell women’s soccer team has earned a berth in the NAIA National Tournament.

The Lady Bears (16-2) earned a spot in the 30-team opening round event that begins Nov. 17 on 15 campus locations across the nation.


John Gordon Leggett of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. He was 66.

Mr. Leggett was born Sept. 26, 1952, in West Palm Beach, Florida, to Marjorie Coker Leggett and the late Gordon V. Leggett. Since 1983, John was the owner and operator of Mountain View Campground.

Robert Douglas Black of Cleveland passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. He was 66.

Mr. Black was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Lithonia, to the late Ernest and Winnie Austin Black. He was a retired dental lab technician, and was of the Christian faith.

Winford (Loy) York of Cleveland stepped into eternity on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at 4:53 a.m.

He was born Oct. 9, 1930, in White County, to Dilmas and Maggie Chastain York. His late wife was Betty Sue Taylor York of Hiawassee.

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