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The Helen police and fire departments presented their reports for December 2018 at the Helen City Commission meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Are you ready for Fasching?

Ninth District Opportunity will be spearheading the 2019 Point in Time Homeless Count later this month in White, Habersham and Hall counties – and volunteers are needed in the effort.

There’s a major eclipse coming this weekend – but don’t worry, you won’t need to dig out your “eclipse glasses” from 2017.

The newest trail is now open at Yonah Preserve in Cleveland.

Sports for Subscribers

For the first time, the White County Special Olympics sent a Unified team to the Georgia State Winter Bowling Games in Marietta. A unified team consists of two Special Olympians and two White County high school or middle school athletes. The White County team consisted, from left, Connor McGuire, Mark Daniels, Canaan Eldridge and Shaun Smith, and is coached by Sharon Daniels.

The White County Warriors are running out of time to make up some ground in the regular season region race.

The Warriors fell to 1-7 in 7-AAAA play Tuesday night in Atlanta, dropping a 62-49 decision to Marist.

The White County Lady Warriors had a chance to change the landscape of the 7-AAAA race Tuesday night in Atlanta, but Marist stayed close to the top of the region standings with a 61-48 win.

Marist improved to 5-1 in region play and currently sit in second place behind Flowery Branch (7-0). The Lady Warriors dropped to 4-4, a game behind third place Chestatee (5-3).


Mr. Charles Ralph Barrett, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at Chattahoochee Baptist Church. The Rev. Chris Anderson, Rev. Bill Gravely and Rev.

On Jan. 6, 2019, having struggled with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Joan "Jo" Kelly Burch went to be with the Lord after 86 years of serving her husband, family, and friends.  

Gregory Kelvin Wills, age 48, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Mr. Wills was born in Savannah, Georgia, to Tom and Cynthia Wills. He was a member of Mossy Creek United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Tom Wills.

White County News

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