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Truett McConnell Professor Writes for Jim Henson Studios and The Skit Guys

8-20-18 By Jenny Gregory (TMU) (Cleveland)- – Along with teaching online and hybrid courses at Truett McConnell University (TMU), Cierra Winkler, Associate Professor of English, is working as playwright for The Skit Guys, based out of Dallas, TX, and as a feature film writer for the Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles, CA. From the top Tommy Woodard and Eddie …

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Fire Damages Farm Stack House West of Cleveland

8-17-18 (Cleveland)- A fire Friday morning did minimal damage to a barn west of Cleveland.  White County Public Safety Director David Murphy in an email said, at 6:54 AM Friday  White County Fire Services with mutual aid from the City of Cleveland and the Lee Arrendale Fire Brigade were dispatched to 4127 HWY 115 West to a report of a barn fire.  …

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Mountain Education Charter High School Holds Ribbon Cutting For New Central Office

8-17-18 (Cleveland)- A building that once housed the West Family Restaurant and Western Sizzlin Restaurant between Cleveland and Helen has been transformed into the beautiful new central office for Mountain Education Charter High School, which is an evening, self –paced, high school for students wanting to get their high school diploma.  Classes are held in the afternoon and evening hours. …

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No Outdoor Adventure Day This Year At Unicoi State Park

8/16/18 (GAINESVILLE)-  Each September, Unicoi State Park typically hosts an Outdoor Adventure Day as part of National Hunting and Fishing Day, sadly, the event has been canceled this year. at Unicoi,  due to the tropical storm damage experienced earlier this year at Unicoi and other Northeast Georgia locations. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, back in late May, Tropical …

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Truett McConnell University Welcomes Approximately 300 New Students to Campus

8/15/18 By: Valarie Reeves (TMU) (Cleveland)- – Last Saturday, faculty, staff, students, and volunteers from the community and local churches welcomed approximately 300 new students  to the campus of Truett McConnell University (TMU), which will bring total enrollment (including dual enrollment, undergraduate, and graduate students) to a projected 2,900 students. Parents, siblings, and new students began their day in the …

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Parks Sworn In As Enotah Superior Court Judge

8/15/18 (Cleveland)- The Enotah Judicial Circuit has a new Superior Court Judge and she is from White County.  Joy Parks was sworn into office  Tuesday morning by Governor Nathan Deal at the state capitol.  Parks  said it is a wonderful opportunity, “It was amazing the number and caliber of the local officials that showed up down there, it just shows …

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White County Caring & Sharing Taking Monthly Applications August 27th

White County Caring & Sharing changing application-taking site           White County Caring & Sharing is moving its monthly application-taking sessions to Cleveland First Baptist Church, effective Monday, Aug. 27.             The not-for-profit service organization, which has helped White County residents with more than $1.5 million in emergency assistance since 1990, is shifting its regular intake location to Cleveland First Baptist Church following several years of taking applications at United Community Bank’s Roy Ash Community Building.             “Sincerest appreciation to United Community …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 8-14-18

8-14-18 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  August 14, 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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Ten Years of Growth under President Caner, TMU Honors Employees for Years of Service

8/13/18 By: Valarie Reeves (TMU) (Cleveland)– The administration of Truett McConnell University (TMU) honored nine employees for years of service this week during employee orientation.  Among the honorees was Dr. Emir Caner, who has served as  president for ten years. In the last decade and under the leadership of President Caner, Truett McConnell has experienced many improvements and growth.  …

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White County Food Pantry In Urgent Need Of A Cargo Van

8/13/18 (Cleveland)- The White County Food Pantry is known for helping out people who are in need, well now the food pantry is in need itself,  for  funds to purchase a newer cargo van to use to transport the food that is distributed at the pantry.    Susan Dyer, with the Food Pantry says their current van is 19 years …

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