In front from left, Sam Litz, Ivy Scott, Jaquilla Scott, Jonah Scott and J.J. Scott team up to arrange a magnolia tree. In the background, Cindi Sisk and Josh Irvin shovel dirt onto a root bed. (Photo/Wayne Hardy)

Mass tree planting marks Freudenberg anniversary

Staff at the Freudenberg-NOK plant in Cleveland helped leave a lasting mark at the Yonah Preserve Ballfield Complex. During a collaborative effort with the White County government and county extension office, crews planted more than 100 trees on…

UNWIND: Living in the Lavender

“It’s about giving back to the community.” For Tina and David Duffey, operating the Red Oak Lavender Farm is a way to interact with the community and to stay active postretirement. Originally from Atlanta, Tina has always preferred the outdoors and living in the country. Ten years ago, she...

Loeffler tapped over Collins as new Georgia Senator

   Gov. Brian Kemp went against President Trump’s recommendation Wednesday when he selected businesswoman Kelly Loeffler over U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by the retiring Johnny Isakson.    Loeffler will represent the state of...

UNWIND: Finding a happily ever after among the vines

Our local wineries go out of their way to prevent Bridezilla meltdowns. They start with picture-perfect views of rolling hills crosshatched with vines that lend a spirit of symmetrical harmony to the scene, along with a liberal pouring policy with their homegrown libations. “I was worried...

Celebrating 50 Years of Alpine Helen, Georgia – Nancy Kollock

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The White County News interviews Nancy Kollock, wife of the late John Kollock. 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.


Lady Warriors roll past West Hall


The White County Lady Warriors came up with their biggest offensive performance of the season Tuesday night in Oakwood in a 79-44 win over West Hall.The Lady Warriors (4-5) improved to 2-1 in Regio

Haynes selected to GACA All-Star game


White County quarterback J. Ben Haynes will spend some time on the football field during the Christmas break after receiving an invitation last week to the GACA North/South All-Star Classic.

Kings of the Mountain


The White County Warriors put together a fifth-place finish at the King of the Mountain Tournament last weekend in Hiawassee, led by a pair of individual champions.