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White County Arrest Report Week Ending 11-22-17

11/22/17 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  November 21st.   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.  White County Detention Booking 11-21-17

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Three White County Schools Greatest Gains Schools

11/20/17 (Cleveland)-  According to Governor Nathan Deal’s office, 66 schools in northeast Georgia are Highest Performing or Greatest Gains award winners for 2017.  Three schools in White County are on the list of Greatest Gains Award winners.  White County Superintendent of Schools  Dr. Jeff Wilson identified them as  Jack P. Nix, Mossy Creek and Tesnatee Gap Elementary schools .   …

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White County Chamber Recognized As Georgia Certified

11/20/17 (Cleveland)-  The White County Chamber of Commerce has been recognized as a Georgia Certified Chamber by the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce.   The chamber represented by Beth Truelove, Interim President was recognized last week during the opening luncheon of the 2017GACCE Volunteer Leader Conference held at the Peachtree City Hotel and  Conference Center. Chambers must meet standards …

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Bethann Rogers Fain Named White County Teacher Of The Year

11/18/17 (Cleveland)- A first-grade teacher at Mossy Creek Elementary School has been selected as the 2017 White County “System Teacher of the Year”.  Bethann Rogers Fain was surprised with the honor at the start of the White County Board of Education meeting Thursday.  Fain is a 2007 graduate of White County Schools.  She was selected earlier as the teacher of the year at Mossy Creek.  …

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GBI Responds To ‘Commercial Explosives’ Discovered Near Cleveland

11/16/17 By: Rob Moore and Dean Dyer (CLEVELAND) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms its agents responded to recover and dispose of commercial explosives found near Cleveland Thursday morning.   GBI spokesman Bahan Rich confirmed the response, as did White County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Bob Ingram.   Ingram said White County Dispatch received the call to Asbestos Road …

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White County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Sunday Morning Shooting

11/15/17 (CLEVELAND) – The White County Sheriff’s Office has released some basic details about a person who was shot early Sunday morning.  On Sunday, Nov. 12, about 1:10 a.m., the White County Sheriff’s Office responded to 78 Cove Branch Drive off Town Creek Road regarding a gunshot wound to the head, according to information from Capt. Rick Kelley of WCSO. Deputies and …

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White County Teen Injured In Tuesday Afternoon Accident

11/15/17 By: Rob Moore  SAUTEE-NACOOCHEE — A single-vehicle wreck on Ga. 17 Tuesday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to a Sautee-Nacoochee teen. A gold 2004 Jeep Liberty driven by the 16-year-old girl was traveling southbound on Ga. 17, traveled off the roadway, then the driver corrected back to the left and lost control, according to Sr. Trooper John Crawford of …

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Camper Destroyed In Tuesday Morning Blaze

11/14/17 (Cleveland)- White County Fire with Automatic Aid from the City of Cleveland responded to a camper fire, Tuesday morning, behind Mossy Creek Grocery south of Cleveland.  Fire units arrived and found a 28’ Camper with smoke showing said Ana Newberry, White County Fire Department spokeswoman.  She  said, the fire was extinguished by the fire department personnel upon their arrival.  …

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Cleveland’s New Water Tank Ready

11/15/17 (Cleveland)- The new Cleveland City water storage tank  on Underwood Farm Road is just about ready to be put into service.  Monday night City Engineer Brian Rindt reported to the city council that crews are finishing up the painting work and water has been put in the tank.  Rindt said they need to wait for water sample test  results …

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Cleveland Council Discuss Expanding City Limits

11/15/17 (Cleveland)- With the recent opening of the second phase of the Appalachian Parkway around Cleveland some property owners near the parkway  have expressed interest about being annexed into the city.   During Monday’s council  meeting City Administrator Tom O’Bryant  talked about the interest shown by property owners on the north side of Cleveland wishing to be annexed into the city.  …

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