From left, White County sheriff-elect Rick Kelley and Sheriff Neal Walden accept gift baskets and treats from Ann Helms, Yvette Sindell and Sharon Worrell, who are part of a Mountain Lakes Chapel effort to show appreciation to local law enforcement. (Photo/Wayne Hardy)

Showing love for law enforcement

Members of the Mountain Shadows Chapel are making rounds to let local law enforcement know their work is appreciated. Members of the church inside the Mountain Lakes Resort community launched an effort to deliver gift baskets to the White County…

Longtime auto shop owner remembered


Ed Allen is being remembered for his commitment to his country, his family and his customers.

The longtime owner of Allen’s Paint and Body Shop died July 29 at the age of 91.

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.


WC volleyball team hosts scrimmage today


After making a historic run to the Elite Eight last year, the White County High School volleyball team will step on the court for the first time this season with a pre-season scrimmage against Lani

Play ball


On Tuesday, for the first time since March, there was a game at White County High School.