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The Helen police and fire departments presented their reports for October 2018 at the Helen City Commission meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Two people were arrested and $13,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized following the search of 31 residences in White County on Friday, Nov. 30.

A driver was arrested on Sunday, Dec. 2, following a hit-and-run incident in Helen involving a pedestrian on Saturday, Dec 1 around 10:30 p.m.

The threat of stormy weather caused officials to pull the plug on Cleveland’s annual Christmas in Mountains & Lighted Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

As expected, the Dec.

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Blessed Trinity used a big second half surge to knock off the White County Warriors Tuesday night in Roswell in the opening game of the Region 7-AAAA schedule.

A second-half shooting slump spoiled the region opener for the White County Lady Warriors.

WCHS was looking to get the 7-AAAA schedule off to a good start Tuesday night in Roswell, but the shooting woes played a key role in the Lady Warriors' 54-43 loss to Blessed Trinity.

The White County Warriors made their inaugural trip to South Carolina for the Southern Slam Invitational.

The wrestling tournament took place last weekend at Eastside High School in Taylors, S.C., and featured teams from six states, including Virginia and Delaware.

WCHS was one of seven teams from Georgia to finish in the Top 25 of the 48-team field.

Obituaries

Thelma Leigh Seabolt Lance of Cleveland passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. She was 76.

Mrs. Lance was born Dec. 16, 1941, in Union County, to the late Arch and Julia Wilkins Seabolt. She retired from Talon, and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Thelma was preceded in death by her brothers, J.D. Seabolt and Fletcher Seabolt; and sister, Gladys Wehunt.

Mrs. Frances Marie Black, 65, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

Mrs. Black was born April 16, 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late James Schneider and Joan MacDougal Schneider. She was employed as an administrator with Charlotte Oncology.

Mr. Robert Michael Burton, 51, of Commerce, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.

Born July 24, 1967, in White County, Mr. Burton was employed for a number of years with Babyland General and Original Appalachian Artworks as a maintenance supervisor. More recently, he had entered in to the healthcare field, earning his degree as a medical assistant.

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