This wreath was placed at the flagpole in front of the White County Courthouse in Kastner’s memory. (Photo/Stephanie Hill)

Remembering Joey Kastner

by Wayne Hardy and Stephanie Hill   Joey Kastner is being remembered for the impact he made as a professional, coach, friend and family man. Kastner, White County’s animal control division chief, passed away Friday, Sept. 18, after a reported…

Celebrating 50 Years of Alpine Helen, Georgia – David Wilkins

Video Embed

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.


WCMS second at league tourney


The White County Middle School volleyball team brought home the runner-up trophy last Saturday at the North Georgia Mountain League Tournament in Dahlonega.

WC blasts Dragons; post third straight win


The last time the White County High School started football season with a 4-0 mark, George Busbee was the governor, Jimmy Carter opened a campaign headquarters in his run for the presidency, and Bi