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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 9/10

9-10-19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  September 10,  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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Cleveland Library Closed Tuesday

9/9/19 (Cleveland)-  The White County Library in Cleveland will be closed to the public Tuesday  (9/10).   Program Manager Michael Humphrey  advises that technicians will be  pulling new computer cable throughout  the building for all their computers. Humphrey said, this  will allow us to have  faster computer and internet  speeds in the building. He said  ” It’ll be a mess  and …

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Traffic Alerts For Southbound 129 Motorist

9/9/19 (GAINESVILLE)- Motorist traveling south to Gainesville on US Highway 129 need to take note of special road construction this week.  (GDOT) The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced Monday  (9/9) they will  implement a daytime single lane closure on State Route 11/US 129, north of Gainesville at the East Fork Little River Bridge project this week. A GDOT release …

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Helen Woman Faces Homicide By Vehicle Charges In August 6th Accident

9-4-19 (Cleveland)- A Helen woman has been charged with failure to yield right of way and homicide by vehicle in 2nd degree. The charges stem from a two vehicle accident that occurred August 6th on Highway 129 South of Cleveland near the Hall County line. Captain Rick Kelley with the White Sheriff’s office in an email statement said the accident …

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Cleveland Mayor And Council At Odds Over A Letter

9-4-19 (Cleveland)- Cleveland Mayor Shan Ash and the city council are at odds over a letter that the mayor sent to the state board of pardons and paroles recently, without the consent of the council.   During Tuesday nights council meeting Mayor Ash said he did not compose the letter, which was  on City of Cleveland letterhead and dated July …

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Ron Webb Awarded Chamber “Citizen of the Year”

9/3/19 (Cleveland)- The White County Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting on August 21st at Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland  and during the meeting the chamber recognized businesses and individuals, such as the business of the year, but the person selected for the  “Citizen of the Year” award was unable to attend the meeting. That person was recognized Tuesday …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 9-3-19

9-3-19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  September 3,  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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GROW Program Developing In White County

8-30-19 (Cleveland)- A new program is being set up in White County that is designed to help people, who help raise children, other than their parents. The  GROW Program,  stands for Guardians Raising our Warriors and it’s a joint project between White Family Connection and  Parent Mentoring Program at White Count Schools.   There will be a kickoff for this …

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Greenfield Named New Director of Financial Aid At TMU

8-30-19 By Jenny Gregory (Cleveland)- – Mr. Chris Eppling, Vice President for Student Services recently announced that Karli Greenfield has accepted the role of Director of Financial Aid for Truett McConnell University (TMU). In this role, Greenfield will manage the Financial Aid office, assist students and parents with financial aid questions, generate new ideas for assisting with the financial aid …

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White County Board Of Ed Purchases Property Next To High School

8-30-19 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Education has approved the purchase of almost 15 acres of land adjacent to the White County High School north of Cleveland.  During Thursday nights board meeting Superintendent Dr. Laurie Burkett announced that they have been talking about a performing arts center for the school, but didn’t have anywhere to put it. Burkette said …

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