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Commissioners Review Updates To County Land Use Short Term Rental Regs

5/10/19 (Cleveland)-  The issue of short term vacation rentals in White County is a bit closer to being approved by the commission board.  Thursday during a called meeting the county commissioners received an update of some recommendations to the county’s Land Use Ordinance. Those recommendations have been reviewed by the county attorney, Mary Jane Henneke.  The commissioners after examining each …

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Two County Property Owners Cited For Mountain Protection Violations

5/10/19 (Cleveland)- Two White County property owners have been cited by the White County Board of Commissioners for violations of the  Mountain Protection Ordinance.  During a called meeting Thursday the commissioners approved a fine of $2,500 for Robert Sloane, owner of the property at 41 Nugget Drive, he was accused of clear-cutting trees on his property in violation of  Mountain …

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Truett McConnell University Spring Graduation Saturday

5/9/19 (Cleveland)- Truett McConnell University will hold their spring commencement ceremony Saturday at 10 AM, Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council will be the featured speaker.   Perkins,  is an ordained minister and veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  He is recognized as the leading conservative and pro-life voice in the Louisiana Legislature.   TMU  President Dr. Emir …

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No. 12 TMU softball to face LSU-Alexandria in NAIA opening round at GGC

5/8/19 CLEVELAND, Ga. (May 8, 2019) – The No. 12 Truett McConnell University softball team (42-9, 24-2 AAC) is set to compete in the Lawrenceville Bracket at the site of Georgia Gwinnett College in the NAIA national championship opening round. The Lady Bears earned a No. 2 seed and will face No. 3-seeded LSU Alexandria, who they previously split within …

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Monday’s Burglary Suspect Arrested In Lumpkin County

5/7/19 (Cleveland)- A burglary suspect that the White County Sheriff’s Office had a lookout for Monday was taken into custody late Monday afternoon. Captain Rick Kelley, with the White County Sheriff’s office, said  53-year old Michael Anthony Turner of Cleveland was taken into custody in Lumpkin County.  Kelley said Turner, who was identified from security camera images,  was wanted in …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending May 7th

5/7/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  May 7, 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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Commissioners To Hold Special Meeting To Address Two Contentious Issues

5/7/19 (Cleveland)- It was expected that some final answers to two contentious issues that the White County Board of Commissioners have been dealing with for some time  would have been answered at Monday’s  work session and regular meeting, but because the county attorney was unable to attend the commissioners decided to push the decisions on the matters to later this …

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White County Sheriff’s Office Searching For Burglary Suspect

5/6/19 (Cleveland)- White County authorities are on the lookout for a burglary suspect in connection with an incident that occurred early Monday morning in the northern part of the county.   In a press release, White County Sheriff’s Captain Rick Kelley advised they were dispatched at 12:15 AM  to 402 Stanley Nix Road in reference to a burglary in progress.  …

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NGTC Phi Beta Lambda Students Win Big at State Event

5/6/19 (Clarkesville)- The North Georgia Technical College Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Clarkesville Chapter recently competed at the PBL North District Conference. The delegation traveled to Atlanta for the state competition, and the students competed in various contests and networking events. Susie Berry of Cleveland placed first in Global Analysis and Decision Making and third in Impromptu Speaking.  Jesse O’Dell of …

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