White County News update

Governor Kemp issues shelter in place order

By Beau Evans Staff Writer/Capitol Beat News Service Amid the push to curb coronavirus, a statewide shelter-in-place order that will shutter in-person patronizing of bars, gyms, restaurants, theaters and many other activities is set to begin at 6…

Getting ink at 100


What would you do to celebrate turning 100 years old?

For Araminta “Mitzi” Bythewood of Cleveland, it was getting a tattoo.

Young girl sees possible light at end of cancer battle

   Addi Masten, 3, has been enduring a lengthy battle with stage 4 neuroblastoma since 2018. But she appears to be on the tail end which now requires extensive travel across the east coast.     Following her chemotherapy, the plan in Atlanta was to do two stem cell...

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.


When there are no games to coach


For more than 30 years, White  County High School head baseball coach Jim Waits has spent thousands of hours each spring and summer on the baseball field.

GHSA meets Friday about spring sports


The thousands of high school athletes and coaches around the state may find out the fate of the 2020 spring season on Friday when the Georgia High School Association holds a meeting of the associat