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Frauds Attempt To Scam Firefighter Funds

10/16/18 Local – In a new scam notification, donations are being solicited by representatives that are requesting fraudulent firefighter support, according to an email from David Murphy, Public Safety Director for White County. The email stated The Georgia Association Of Fire Chiefs has been informed that representatives who are identifying themselves as “raising funds for the firefighter support funds” have …

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White County Detention Center Report week Ending 10-16-18

10-16-18 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending October 16th, 2018.  This report is a list of people arrested and booked into the White County Detention Center. The subjects identified have been charged with a crime, but are not presumed guilty.   Note- SOC (statement of Charge) this holds inmate until Deputy can go get Warrants, VGSCA stands for …

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Early Voting Has Begun For Georgia Residents

10/15/18 State – Early, in-person voting began on Monday in Georgia and over the next several weeks, voters can cast ballots at voting sites in all 159 counties. The turnout in these early days could decide who wins Georgia’s governor’s mansion.             An Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Channel 2 Action News poll released last week shows a dead heat in the governor’s race. Political …

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White County Arrest Report For The Week Ending Oct. 9th, 2018

(Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the week of October 2nd through October 9th.  The subjects identified here and in the report have been charged with a crime, but are not presumed guilty.  This report is a list of people arrested and booked into the White County Detention Center.  All information in this report was provided by the …

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Citizen Complaints Lead To Arrest Of White County Man

10/11/18 Cleveland – On Wednesday the Cleveland Police Department, the White County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Community Supervision and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Lamar Swindoll at his residence on Skitts Mountain Road, according to a news release from Mitchell Posey, special agent in charge with the ARDEO. Authorities found 19 grams of methamphetamine hidden in Swindoll’s …

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White County’s Positive Rabies Count Now Stands at 7 for 2018

10/10/18 Cleveland – White County now has it’s seventh positive rabies case for this calendar year, according to a news release from from Sean Sullivan, Environmental Health Manager for White County.             The email advises that several dogs recently had contact with a rabid skunk in the Bill Presley Road area of White County, when they were let out to …

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Michael’s Effect On North Georgia

10/10/18 Local Weather – WRWH Weather reporter Bill Kinsland is keeping us updated on any changing weather conditions with Hurricane Michael currently on land and moving to Georgia.             At the time of his email the NWS in Peachtree City as reported the location of the storm to be bout 170 miles south of Columbus or about 220 miles south-southwest …

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HEMC Announces Scam Affecting Commercial Customers

10/10/18 Local – A scam, this time targeting businesses served by Habersham EMC,  has been brought to the attention of the EMC by some of it’s members, according to an email from Nicole Dover with Habersham Electric Membership Corporation. HEMC has been notified that some members with commercial accounts have received telephone calls stating their power would be disconnected unless they make …

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Drought Conditions Back In White County

10/8/18 (Atlanta)–Drought conditions have returned to White County and most other counties in northeast Georgia. The U.S. Drought Monitor’s latest report, which was released on Thursday, shows “abnormally” dry conditions in all or parts of every county in the region, except Franklin County. Drought conditions extend through most of metro Atlanta and into parts of central, east and southeast Georgia, …

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Tropical Storm Michael May Impact North Georgia Later This Week

10/8/18 Local – More tropical storm weather could be headed to the north Georgia area according to am email from David Murphy, Director of Emergency Management for White County.             Tropical Storm Michael has developed near the Yucatan Peninsula and will slowly move northward into the Gulf of Mexico and could become a hurricane by Tuesday or Wednesday, the email …

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