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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.

Obituaries

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.

Nancy Patricia Dupray, 74, of Murphy, North Carolina, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Mrs. Dupray was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to the late Francis and Edith Jarrard Rahilly. She was a homemaker, and was preceded in death by her brother Frankie, and sister Sally.

Donald Hugh Lunceford Sr., 91, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Mr. Lunceford was born July 8, 1927, in Habersham County, to the late Byron Young and Minna Dyer Lunceford. Donald worked for Georgia Power, and was a cabinet maker for 39 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.

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