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Helen approves water and sewer rate hike to keep up with costs

6/25/19 By: Rob Moore (HELEN) – Helen water and sewer customers can expect to pay more starting in July. During a called meeting to finalize the FY2020 budget Tuesday, the Helen City Commission voted unanimously to increase the base rates for water and sewer by 50 cents each, and to bump the per-thousand-gallon cost for water by 20 cents per …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 6-25-19

6/25/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  June 25,  2019.  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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Ray Black Receives 50 Year Pharmacy Award

6/24/19 (Cleveland)- Ray Black, the owner of Cleveland Drug Company, was recently recognized with an award from the Georgia Pharmacy Association for his 50 years of pharmacy practice.   In February of 1969, he purchased Cleveland Drug Company from Charlie Head while he was still finishing his internship. He graduated pharmacy school from the University of Georgia in the spring …

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White County Planning Commission Work Session Monday

6/21/19   (Cleveland)- The White County Planning Commission will hold a work session Monday (June 24) at 6 PM in the White County Senior Center the public is welcome to attend. Agenda items: a. Reginald Humphrey Section 14-133 Structures and Building Application of Reginald Humphrey to request a variance for structures over 400 square feet. Property located 4 Evergreen Trail, Cleveland …

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White County Commissioners Revised Meeting Notice

6/20/19   WHITE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   MEETING NOTICE   Monday, June 24, 2019 – Meeting Canceled Monday, July 1, 2019 – Meeting Postponed To A Later Date Tuesday, July 2, 2019 – Called Meeting: The White County Board of Commissioners will hold a Called Meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in the Board Room at the White County Administration …

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Board Of Ed Approves Personnel Changes

6/20/19 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education during a called meeting Tuesday, June 18 approved the following personnel items following an executive session.   Executive Session – Personnel Rescission: Brandi Hoersten – previous resignation of SpEd Paraprofessional position at WCMS for SY 20 Retirement: Charles DeWalt – WarriorTV Director effective 11-30-19 Resignation: Stephanie Morris – Teacher at MCES effective …

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Severe Weather Possible Overnight Through Thursday

6/19/19 (Cleveland)- White County along with much of Northwest and North Central Georgia is in the Marginal Risk category for the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms overnight Wednesday into early Thursday morning as a line of storms moves into the area from the northwest, possibly weakening. The National Weather Service reports that strong to severe storms will be possible …

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Board Of Education Holds First Budget Hearing

6/19/19 (Cleveland)- The first public hearing for the FY 2020 White County School System budget was held Tuesday.  During the hearing, system Finance Director Julie Dorsey told the board of education that they are looking at 41-point 1 million dollars in general fund expenditures, with the expected revenue falling short of that by more than $900- thousand dollars.  The final …

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Commissioners Recognize The Services Of Garvis And Judy Kinsey

6/19/19 (Cleveland)- Garvis and Judy Kinsey of Cleveland have contributed a lot in their lifetime to White County and Monday during a called county commission meeting Commission Chairman Travis Turner read a proclamation approved by the board recognizing the two. Turner said,  “Garvis worked at Truett McConnell College for 31 years and Judy worked in the Truett Bookstore and later …

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Commissioners Seek Applicants For DBHDD Board

6/18/19 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Commissioners is looking for applicants to serve on the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Board. The appointee needs to be a consumer of disability services, a family member of a consumer, an advocate of disability services, a local leader, or a business person with an interest in mental health, developmental disabilities, …

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