Helen

Active election ahead

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White County voters have plenty to decide for state and federal races in the upcoming general election.

Outdoor café areas allowed at Oktoberfest

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Helen businesses will be able to apply to have outdoor café areas on their private property where they can serve alcoholic beverages during Oktoberfest. The Helen City Commission approved a resolution Sept. 1 allowing the move as part of a citywide special event declaration.

County jobless rate down

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White County’s unemployment rate continued to decline in July, according to a report released last week by the Georgia Department of Labor.