The Mountain Traveler photo contest is here!

Your photo could win $100 and a spot on the cover of our fall edition

The White County News is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the fall 2017 edition of The Mountain Traveler magazine.

The Mountain Traveler is a full-color regional visitor and travel guide for Northeast Georgia.

Regional Publisher Alan NeSmith invites local photographers to submit their photographic representations of fall in the region. Suggested subjects could include points of interest, natural features or scenic views. Photographs including people enjoying the surroundings will be given additional consideration.

The magazine publishes the week of Sept. 20 and will be distributed at visitor centers, chambers of commerce and retail outlets throughout the region during fall.

The winner of the cover contest will receive $100.

Criteria for entering:

• Photographer must live in White, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Rabun or Stephens counties;

• Photograph must be taken in White, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Rabun or Stephens counties;

• Photographer can submit up to three images;

• Photographer should submit a vertical image;

• Photographs must be high resolution;

• Photographer should leave room at the top of the image for the magazine logo;

• Photography must not include a commercial entity;

Original photography becomes the property of Community Newspapers Inc.

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1.

Qualifying images should be submitted via email to

For more information, call NeSmith at 706-778-4215.

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048