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  1. Where to float a tube down the river in North GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Times

    If you haven't been tubing down a river this summer, what are you waiting for? Both the Chestatee and Chattahoochee rivers have several tubing companies alongside their flowing waters. For a cheap, fun activity, you might want to visit these spots and rent a tube.

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  2. Johnny Vardeman: When the first load of lumber came in from Helen in 1913Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Times

    When the first train carload of lumber passed through Gainesville on its way to market from Byrd-Matthews Lumber Co. in Helen, it was a significant milestone in the White County town's history.

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  3. Hot air balloons fill Helen on first June weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Times

    When: Mornings and evenings June 1, 2 and 3. The race will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, June 1. Where: Downtown Helen. Stop at the Helendorf River Inn on 33 Munich Strasse in Helen for directions and more information.

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  4. Helen highlights its history through art exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Times

    An art exhibit featuring "the best of the best" and the city of Helen's history is on display at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center. Titled "Helen: Past, Present & Future," the exhibit opens with a reception honoring its artists from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the center.

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  5. Jennifer LinnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | The Times

    Jenny Linn, reporter with The Times, pulls herself along the rope after stopping just short of the platform April 26. If a person zip lining slows down too much before reaching the platform they can pull themselves along the line or a guide can go out and retreive them if necessary. During the moments I was soaring high above Unicoi Lake or through wooded areas surrounding it, it felt like I was flying.

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  6. Rudi KieferRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Times

    Hurricane season starts a few weeks from now. With all the news about climatic change, it raises the question whether we'll have more hurricanes than ever.

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  7. Hiker rescued from ledge at Raven Cliff FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Times

    A man was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville after falling onto a ledge at Raven Cliff Falls in White County. Authorities rescued a man who slipped and fell onto the last ledge before Raven Cliff Falls' main drop Wednesday afternoon.

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  8. Helen of Sparta and Cassandra of Troy take the center stage in Gainesville Theatre Alliance playRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Times

    University of North Georgia theater major Ben Fierke and Brenau University theater major Heidi Rider portray a scene in "The Raven and the Nightengale."

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  9. Community raises funds for family of Jackson County man killed in stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Times

    Jason Lee Combs, a 29-year-old west Jackson County man, was killed when a tree smashed into his home. Kylie Combs, who works for Keller Williams in Gainesville, and her two young children, Evelyn, 4, and Holden, 2, are getting support from friends and neighbors.

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  10. Helen hosts 28th annual trout tournament March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Times

    The Chattahoochee River running through the Alpine Village of Helen will be stocked with more than 400 pounds of fish for the Helen Trout Tournament. The 28th annual event will be from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Helen Chamber of Commerce Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss Strasse, in Helen.

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  11. UNG honors Lessie Smithgall with Presidential Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Times

    Philanthropist and Times co-founder Lessie Smithgall of Gainesville recently received the 2017 Presidential Leadership Award during the fifth annual University of Georgia Foundation Scholarship Gala in Gainesville. Georgia first lady Sandra Deal introduced Smithgall, and UNG President Bonita C. Jacobs handed her the award.

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  12. Art students earn recognition in exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Times

    White County students will step into the spotlight Sunday, Feb. 26, as the Helen Arts & Heritage Center awards them for their excellence in art with an annual exhibit. The awards presentation and reception for the White County Student Art Competition will be from 1-3:45 p.m. at 25 Chattahoochee Strasse in Helen.

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  13. Fasching festival fills streets of Helen and Chattahoochee River with revelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | The Times

    When most people think of Mardi Gras, they think of New Orleans, brightly colored costumes and elaborate floats crowded with people flinging beads and candy into the crowd. The annual Fasching River Parade and Party held in Helen each year is its own early Mardi Gras holiday, a time to put on your most outrageous costume, pour a glass of schnapps and tube down the Chattahoochee River.

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  14. Participants float down Chattahoochee River Feb. 11 to celebrate German Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Times

    When Walter Snyder wades into the brisk waters of the Chattahoochee River on Saturday, Feb. 11, the 76-year-old will be one of the oldest to celebrate Fasching in Helen this year. Frosty floaters will take to the Chattahoochee River for the Marti Gras-style festival, which stems from an annual event in Germany.

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  15. North Georgia places to go for vacation without going awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | The Times

    Hall County residents seeking a vacation spot don't have to look to hard. Lake Lanier is the perfect locale for those seeking to indulge in the new trend of staycations, which is remaining close to home for a seasonal break.

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  16. New Years Eve and Dropping of the EdelweissRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Times

    Join our 4th annual New Years Eve Celebration and Dropping of the Edelweiss in Alpine Helen Georgia! Doors open at 8:00. Live band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne at midnight included in admission.

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  17. New Years Eve and Dropping of the EdelweissRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Times

    Join our 4th annual New Years Eve Celebration and Dropping of the Edelweiss in Alpine Helen Georgia! Doors open at 8:00. Live band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne at midnight included in admission.

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  18. New Years Eve and Dropping of the EdelweissRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Times

    Join our 4th annual New Years Eve Celebration and Dropping of the Edelweiss in Alpine Helen Georgia! Doors open at 8:00. Live band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne at midnight included in admission.

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  19. New Years Eve and Dropping of the EdelweissRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Times

    Join our 4th annual New Years Eve Celebration and Dropping of the Edelweiss in Alpine Helen Georgia! Doors open at 8:00. Live band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne at midnight included in admission.

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  20. New Years Eve and Dropping of the EdelweissRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Times

    Join our 4th annual New Years Eve Celebration and Dropping of the Edelweiss in Alpine Helen Georgia! Doors open at 8:00. Live band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne at midnight included in admission.

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