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Victor Anderson Announces For State Representative Seat

2/19/20 (Mt. Airy)- Former Habersham County Commission Chair and local businessman Victor Anderson has made it official he’s running for state representative. Anderson launched his campaign Wednesday for the District 10 House seat currently held by Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville). Rogers, a 5-term incumbent, announced on Feb. 17 he will not seek re-election. In a news release, Anderson describes himself as …

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Former Governor Deal Speaks To White County Rotary

2/19/20   (Cleveland)- Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal was the featured speaker at the White County Rotary Club Tuesday. Deal shared with the club about not only his time serving as Governor and 17 years as north Georgia Congressman. but also his personal life after retirement. One of the highlights of his time as Governor was the reform of the …

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Two Juveniles Face Charges After Fleeing From Police

2/18/20 (Cleveland)- Two juvenile males are facing charges after they fled a White County Sheriff’s Deputy attempting to make a traffic stop. Captain Clay Hammond with the White County Sheriff’s Office said in an email statement that the vehicle pursuit was on Monday on Highway 115 east of Cleveland and ended up in the city of Cleveland where the driver …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending February 18

2/19/20 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  February 18, 2020.  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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Lady Warriors Win In First State Game

2-15-2020 Listen To The FULL Game Here! Sports – The excitement was high last night at White County High School as the Lady Warriors took the victory over the Lady Lions in the first round matchup of the state playoffs, 63 to 50. It was a slow start with the game delayed for 30 minutes awaiting the arrival of the …

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No Surprise Record Rainfall So Far In February

2/14/20 (Cleveland)-You will not be surprised when we tell you that we have received record amounts of rainfall so far this February. WRWH Weather Reporter Bill Kinsland has updated the rainfall figures and here’s what he found. If this current rainy trend continues through the end of the month, it will go down as the wettest February in White County …

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Development Authority Explores Strategic Plan For The County

2/13/20 (Cleveland)- The White County Development Authority has agreed to move forward with an Economic Development Strategic  Plan for the county.  During a meeting Tuesday the board heard from Patrick Larson, Senior Project Manager with Georgia Mountains Regional Commission who provide them with details about an Appalachian Regional  Commission grant program that could be used to pay for the research …

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White County E.O.C. Back To Normal Operation

2/11/20 (Cleveland)-White County Public Safety Director David Murphy advised Tuesday afternoon that the county’s Emergency Operations Center is operating under normal day-to-day status. The Emergency Management Agency Communications Center is actively monitoring all events and reporting them to the appropriate personnel who respond accordingly. The Flash Flood Watch that was in effect earlier Tuesday has been canceled. According to the …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending February 11th

2/11/20 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  February 11, 2020.  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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Flash Flood Watch Cancelled

2/11/20 (Cleveland)- The Flash Flood Watch for north and west-central Georgia has been cancelled.  Forecasters say a quarter-inch to a half-inch of additional rainfall is expected throughout the remainder of the day. Flooding of rivers, streams, and creeks will continue through the remainder of the week.

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