White County voters have already been busy with greater participation than usual in absentee balloting, as well as taking part in early in-person voting, which continues through this Friday, June 5. (File photo/Stephanie HIll)


After delays and confusion related to the COVID-19 pandemic, election day will finally arrive Tuesday, June 9. The unprecedented circumstances have actually led to two separate countywide elections being held at the same time, along with a pair of…

The Mountain Traveler cover contest now underway - Deadline extended

With cool nights and warm, sunny days, summer in the Northeast Georgia mountains is special. If you have a photograph that represents this beautiful time of year, it could be featured on the cover of The Mountain Travelerís summer 2020 edition. The Mountain Traveler is a full-color regional...

Celebrating 50 Years of Alpine Helen, Georgia – David Wilkins

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The White County News interviews David Wilkins. In 2019, the city of Helen, Georgia, celebrated the 50th anniversary of its transformation from a small lumber town into the Bavarian-styled Alpine Helen, one of the most visited areas in Georgia. This is the first video in a series of conversations with locals who shared their experiences about Helen's changes and the people who made a lasting impact.


Warriors get back to work on Monday


The White County Warriors' football team will hit the ground running next week when the Georgia High School Association allows high school athletes back on campus for the first time since mid-March