White Co. getting new recreation center; UPDATE: one injured in Dville Hwy. wreck

*An $11 million recreation/community center complex has been approved by the White Co. Board of Commissioners. Among its features: two gyms, kids splash park, ball fields, picnic area, playground, restrooms and county parks and recreation offices. It’s expected to open next year. (Pictured: Artist rendering)

*UPDATE: One person was injured in the Friday afternoon wreck on Dawsonville Highway near Harbour Point. The accident happened about 4:00 and snarled rush hour traffic, with one motorist posting on social media that he sat for 50 minutes. The state patrol says the accident involved two pickups, one of which overturned.