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Cleveland Woman Charged With Stealing $44K From Church In Gainesville

10-17-19 By B.J. Williams ( accesswdun.com)  (Gainesville)- A woman who served as a church secretary at Central Baptist Church in Gainesville for 24 years has been arrested for stealing funds from the church. Mary Ann Lee, 75, of Cleveland, was booked into the Hall County Jail Wednesday on charges of felony theft by taking. She has since posted bond.  A …

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Cleveland To Map City Water And Sewer Infrastructure

10-15-19 (Cleveland)- The city of Cleveland with the assistance of  Georgia Mountain Regional Commission will soon begin a project to document all the city water and sewer lines.    City Administrator Tom O’Bryant told the city council Monday that the city has an old map of the water infrastructure, but no map of the sewer system.  O’Bryant said this will …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 10-15-19

10-16-19 Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  October 15,  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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4th Annual Great Helen Duck Race to kickoff Family Promise Week

10-15-19 (HELEN) On October 19th – during the peak weekend of Oktoberfest – Family Promise of White & Habersham will launch its most exciting FUN-raising event of the year — THE GREAT HELEN DUCK RACE!   This is an event you won’t want to miss out on as we launch 2,400 unsinkable little yellow rubber ducks into the Chattahoochee River …

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Tractor Trailer Damages Utility Pole In Cleveland Monday

10-15-19 (Cleveland)- Cleveland police are looking for the driver of a tractor-trailer truck that ran into a utility pole causing damage and then leaving the scene.  The incident occurred around noon Monday at the intersection of East Underwood and Quillian Streets, according to Cleveland Police Chief John Foster.  The utility pole that was damaged had several communication cables attached to …

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Cleveland Council Looking For Options For Fire Ladder Truck Repair

10-15-19 (Cleveland)-  City of Cleveland officials is in a dilemma about what to do with a damaged fire department ladder truck.  Last week city fire chief Ricky Pruitt advised the council that the truck’s ladder and other areas had developed cracks making it unsafe and it has been taken out of service.  Monday night Pruitt said he hasn’t been able …

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Volunteers Plant Hemlock Trees At Yonah Preserve

10-14-19   (Cleveland)-  Save Georgia’s Hemlocks has partnered with the White County to help re-establish beautiful Hemlock trees at Yonah Preserve. Hemlocks all over north Georgia are being attacked and killed by the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). The group, with the assistance of White County Park and Recreation staff, last week planted two dozen trees.   Kathy Wood, Yonah Preserve Trails …

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J.P. Nix Career Day Featured Former Students

10-14-19 (Cleveland)-Last Friday was a special day at  Jack P. Nix Elementary School, it was their career day and all of the presenters were former J.P. Nix students.  Erica Owens, School Counselor said in an email, a big emphasis was put on the fact that these successful adults with good careers were at one time sitting in Jack P. Nix …

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Cool Temps, Fog Greeted Northeast Georgians This Morning

10-14-19 (Cleveland)- Northeast Georgians awoke to some cool temperatures at different locations this morning.  With the clear skies temperatures slid down to a low of 41 in Suches, for the coolest spot across the area.  Tiger and Cleveland had 42 for their low.   WRWH Weather Reporter Bill Kinsland said on average the low readings were 11 degrees cooler compared to …

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TMU Receives Ranking in Best Regional Colleges in the South

10/11/19 By Jenny Gregory Cleveland)- According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report education rankings, Truett McConnell University (TMU) ranks as #51 in Best Regional Colleges in the South and #36 in Top Performers of Social Mobility for Regional Colleges in the South. Best Regional Colleges To be considered for the Best Regional Colleges ranking, schools are ranked according to their …

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