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The monthly reports for the Helen Police Department and Helen Fire Department were presented during the Helen commission meeting on Tuesday, July 10.

A proposed “transitional re-entry facility” for female ex-convicts will not be coming to Carolina Springs Road after all.

Got something you want to say about the proposed millage rates for White County or the City of Cleveland? Now is the time to speak up.

A Helen business owner was recently arrested after police recovered more than 8 pounds of marijuana in his possession.

Water rates for seasonal White County residents were once again discussed and approved at the White County Water Authority meeting on Thursday, July 12.

Sports for Subscribers

Summer is just getting started, but it’s almost time for football season.

For more than 100 youth football players, the preseason preparation kicked off this week as the White County Recreation Department teams started conditioning work.

The WCRD teams are getting set to play their first season in the Mountain Football League.

Coolray Field is the home stadium for the Gwinnett Stripers’ Triple A baseball club, but after last Saturday night it might be time to rename it to White County Field.

A huge crowd of between 400-500 local fans made the short trip to Lawrenceville last weekend to see former White County High School standout Spencer Adams take the mound for the Charlotte Knights.

Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peers. –Psalm 96:3

It’s 4,924 miles from Cleveland to Mikolow, Poland. That’s the distance a local group traveled to share their Christian faith, and teach the game of basketball and football.

Obituaries

Beth Ann Jarrard, 40, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018.

No services will be held at this time.

Online condolences may be made at www.barrettfh.com.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Mrs. Ethel Lou Jones, 93, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018.

Ms. Henrietta Irvin was born Sept. 30, 1927, to Newt and Linney Satterfield. She grew up in the Skitts Mountain community, where she continued to live with her beloved husband, J.C. Irvin. The two farmed, raised two sons, and were inseparable until his death, whereafter she remained a widow for 41 years.

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