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Pets of the Week: July 22

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Pets of the week for the week of July 22 from White County Animal Control and Charles Smithgall Humane Society.

Child hit by falling tree limb in Helen

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A 4-year old child was struck by a tree limb while tubing the river in Helen after a storm rolled through Thursday, July 18.

Crush Fest set to celebrate 10 years

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Yonah Mountain Vineyards will host the 10th anniversary of its annual Crush Fest Food & Wine Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Community connections

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Campers at Camp Barney Medintz near Cleveland took time out to make posters and write cards to local officials and businesses thanking them for their contributions to this year’s summer camp experience.

Resident plans to seek state House seat

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A White County resident says he plans to challenge state Rep. Terry Rogers in the Republican 2020 primary for the District 10 seat.

GOP chair: We need to take action

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Georgia Republicans hold all top state offices and control both chambers of the legislature, but new Georgia GOP Chairman David Shafer says the party has much work ahead after a strong showing by Democrats in 2018 election.