Active election ahead


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

Outdoor café areas allowed at Oktoberfest

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

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