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Racism abounds in town

...Bigoted language and mannerism (kicking, etc.) were ubiquitous.If you start with the mayor, he is white. County treasurer, white. County coroner, white. Probate judge, white, too. Two magistrate judges, both white. Almost every elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-30/racism-abounds-town
Braves could have high-ceiling options in draft

...they pick 30, so the Braves might end up taking the player Texas doesn't choose. Adams is an intriguing arm from White County. He's tall and very projectable with a fastball in the low-90s consistently, and he hides the ball well from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-06-04/braves-could
Richmond, Columbia counties to receive federal aid after ice storm

...Spalding, Upson, Walker and Whitfield.Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, DeKalb, Forsyth, Paulding, Polk and White counties were included in Deal's request but not granted assistance.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-06/richmond-columbia-counti
Overtime

...when the NCAA playing rules oversight panel votes March 6.Bielema, speaking to the media before a meeting of the White County Razorback Club on Thursday night in Searcy, Ark., reiterated his stance that the proposal is safety-based ? saying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-02-20/overtime
Ex-UGA football player faces sex charge

...charge is a felony offense that carries a prison sentence of 25 years to life if an alleged offender is convicted.A White County High School graduate, Payette was a walk-on who may never have played a game with the Bulldogs. There are no available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/ex-uga-football-player
Ice, light snow head to Georgia

...weather advisory through Friday morning for Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties. It says icy roads will be possible in the area, as well as accumulating snow at elevations of 1,500 feet and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-02/icy-light-snow-head-georgia
Florida firm to take over management at 2 state parks

...mountains.The Times of Gainesville reports that Coral Hospitality will begin management duties at Unicoi State Park in White County beginning Nov. 1 and Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawson County by Dec. 1.The Naples, Fla.-based management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-08/florida-firm-take-over-management-2
ACC to receive eight guaranteed bowl slots

...overturned several times. Lowery ended up about 100 feet from his car. The wreck happened about 4 a.m. Saturday in White County. Lowery was the only person in the 2006 Nissan Altima.The patrol said Lowery was transported to a hospital with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-05-06/acc-receive-eight-guarant
Oregon awaiting NCAA's decision

...seat belt when he was thrown 100 feet from his car.The vehicle overturned several times after leaving the road in White County.Stutsman says Lowery suffered only "bumps and bruises" and could return to Lexington in time to help first-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-05-10/oregon-awaiting-ncaas-dec
Ga. river could be path to the coast for Appalachian Trail hikers

...services to bring hikers from the Appalachian Trail into town, said Jerry Brown, executive director of the Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Hikers frequently use the post office in Helen to get packages or supplies or mail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-11/ga-river-could-be-path-coast-