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Cleveland Child Airlifted For Injuries After White County Wreck

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3/29/17 By: Rob Moore  (Cleveland)-A 10-year-old Cleveland boy was listed in serious but stable condition at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Tuesday night after a morning wreck south of Cleveland. That’s according to Trooper 1st Class Jordan Stamey of Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville, who investigated the three-vehicle wreck that injured the child just after 7:30 Tuesdaymorning on Ga. ... Read More »

No Injuries In Two Separate School Bus Accidents

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3/28/17 (Cleveland)- White County Officials say no one was injured in two separate school bus accidents Tuesday  afternoon.      White County Superintendent of Schools, Dr Jeff Wilson said, “ we had two buses rear ended about five minutes apart today.”   Wilson said, “there were student on both buses, but no one was injured.”    One accident occurred west of Cleveland ... Read More »

New Cell Tower Approved For Southern White County

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3/28/17 (Cleveland)- Cell phone coverage is expected to be enhanced greatly in the southern part of White County following the approval Monday by the White County Board of Commissioners to allow Verizon Wireless to construct a 180 ft communication tower, just off U.S.  Highway 129.   According to Verizon representative Jenna Lee, the new tower will enable them to, ” strengthen, ... Read More »

Phase One Yonah Preserve Tail Work To Begin In June

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3/28/17 (Cleveland)- It has taken about two years, but there could be a light at the end of the tunnel in the process of opening up, to the public, Yonah Preserve recreation area north of Cleveland.  At Monday’s White County Commission meeting  Clark Neal, with Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association and Yonah Preserve Trail project coordinator,  announced to the commissioners a ... Read More »

TMU Golf Teams Complete Community Service Building Project

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3/27/17 CLEVELAND | The Truett McConnell golf teams took part in a building project as part of the Truett McConnell athletic department’s continued involvement in community service on Saturday  “It is such a blessing to have young men and women on my team who enjoy serving others and show the love of Christ,” said TMU head golf coach Steve Patton. ... Read More »

Board of Ed Approves 2017-18 School Calendar

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3/24/17 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education has approved the 2017-18 school calendar.  The first day of classes for students will be August 9th and the last day will be May 25th.  Students will have 5 days for Thanksgiving and 8 days for Christmas break.   The school solicited input on two different versions of the calendar and Superintendent ... Read More »

Trailwave Fiber To Expand Service In White County

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3/23/17 (Helen)-  HEMC’s  Trailwave  fiber optic internet service is about to expand their service,  with a pilot project in White County.  About  60 to 75 people who live in the area and were advised about the pilot program attended an informational  meeting Tuesday at Mount Yonah Elementary School.  During the meeting Jonathan Cantrell, HEMC president and CEO shared with the ... Read More »

Six Arrested In Rabun County Drug Raid

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3/23/17   (Cleveland)-  Six Rabun County residents were arrested on drug charges Wednesday.   Mitchell Posey, Special Agent In Charge with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Agency, said his agency along with the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the Elliott Family resident in Clayton.   A  three month investigation led up to the operation that netted along with ... Read More »

Severe Thunderstorms Move Through White County After Record Temps

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3/22/17 (Cleveland)- There were no reports of  injury or major damage from the storms that moved through the White County area Tuesday.  Several locations did receive  substantial amounts of hail that was part of the system, which also included some heavy rain and gusty winds.  The worst area was the south part of the county where some areas had hail ... Read More »

Cleveland Man Injured In Tuesday Accident

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3/22/17 (Cleveland)- A Cleveland man was injured Tuesday  when his vehicle ran off the road and overturned on its top, on South Main Street in Cleveland.  Cleveland Police Department investigated the accident,  that was reported at 10:52 AM.   According to the police accident report,  59-year old William Charles Aspey of Cleveland was traveling south on Georgia Highway 11 ( ... Read More »