White County Board of Commissioners in the final minutes of their Tuesday meeting. From left are Terry Goodger, Craig Bryant, Travis Turner, Edwin Nix and Lyn Holcomb. (Photo/Billy Chism)

News Stories

Annie Sutton remembered her friend, Shirley.

Anyone who knew the late Shirley McDonald knew her special love for the Cleveland Historic Cemetery on East Kytle Street, founded in 1866.

 

A Pickens County man, accused of shooting a Helen tourist in August 2014, was re-indicted by the White County Grand Jury on July 14.

It’s a party. And you’re invited.

White County Board of Commissioners in the final minutes of their Tuesday meeting. From left are Terry Goodger, Craig Bryant, Travis Turner, Edwin Nix and Lyn Holcomb. (Photo/Billy Chism)

by Billy Chism

White County News

 

Sports

 

Alan Griffin has been White County High School’s athletic director for a less than a month, but he already feels at home.

Griffin was hired late in the spring to replace Neal Young, who retired June 30 after three decades with the school system.

White County keeper Noah Kendrick, left, consoles Pascual Gomez after the Warriors’ 2-0 loss to the Spalding Jaguars Tuesday night in the second round of the Class AAAA state soccer playoffs. (Photo/Mark Turner)

The White County Warriors’ first-ever appearance in the state soccer playoffs came to a bitter end Tuesday night in Griffin.

WCHS freshman Jay Lepkoske pulls down a rebound during the Warriors’ non-region win over Lumpkin County last weekend. (Photo/Staci Sulhoff)

The White County Warriors continued the hot start to the 2015-16 high school basketball season with three wins in five days.

The wins over Towns County, Marist and Lumpkin County pushed the Warriors’ record to 7-1. 

Obituaries

Norman (Bob) L. Cramer passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. He was born July 11, 1937.

He was predeceased by his children's mother, MaryAnn Robinson Cramer; his birth mother, Helen Sigal; and his adoptive parents, Helen and Norman Cramer.

He was an Air Force veteran, employed by GTE Sarasota for 32 years, and Habersham Hardware after his retirement.

Roy A. Carr of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. He was 38.

Mr. Carr was born Jan. 1, 1978, in Clare, Michigan, to Roy “Ed” Carr and Linda Smith Carr. Roy was a self-employed construction worker and a member of Center Baptist Church.

Leroy Hogan of Cleveland went to heaven Wednesday, July 13, 2016, after a lengthy illness. His spirit lives on in his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Leroy was born on Dec. 16, 1928, to Watson and Bertie Carpenter Hogan. He was the seventh of eight children. He grew up in the area of Leaf, where he attended school.

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