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Law enforcement is often the first to get a call in times of crisis, but not all cries for help are emergencies.

Emergency responders in the city of Helen are often seen making a difference when a call for help comes in.

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If you love the outdoors, this Saturday, Sept. 24, should be a red-letter day on your calendar.

The ninth annual Agri-fest Country Market, sponsored by the White County Chamber of Commerce, and sixth annual Pottery Comes to Town, sponsored by the White County Historical Society, both return t

Sports

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. 

White County High School has new home address in the Georgia High School Association’s classification.

WCHS officials found out Tuesday afternoon the school will be moving to Region 7-AAAA next fall. The new region consists of just six teams, including a pair of private schools.

Obituaries

Richard H. Wallace, 92, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

Mr. Wallace was born on Jan. 31, 1924, in Marietta. He was a mechanic for Delta Airlines and a member of the Pilot Association of Georgia. Mr. Wallace attended Cleveland United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Janie Mildred Hunt, 106, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church of Cleveland. The Rev. Andy Chambers will officiate. Interment will follow at Helen Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Patricia Driver of Sautee passed away on Thursday, Sept.15, 2016. She was 72.

Mrs. Driver was born on Oct. 16, 1943, in Atlanta, to the late John L. Waites Sr. and Alice V. Dameron. She was a member of Helen First Baptist Church, and loved to participate in Bread of Life and Women on Mission.

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