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...the National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A Flood Warning For The Following Rivers In Georgia... Chattahoochee River Near Helen Affecting White County .recent Heavy Rainfall Has Caused Significant Runoff Into Streams And Rivers Which Will Cause Flooding In Some Areas. The National Weather Service In Peachtree City Has Issued A ...Read More.
Effective: January 19, 2019 at 10:00pmExpires: January 20, 2019 at 12:00pmTarget Area: White

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Updated- Cleveland man sentenced after DUI meth led to death of 3-year-old boy

1-11-19 By Rob Moore and Dean Dyer  (CLEVELAND) — A Cleveland man will spend the next 14 years behind bars after entering a guilty plea Thursday in the 2017 wreck that claimed the life of 3-year-old Easton Cain in the parking lot of Ingles in Cleveland. Senior Judge Richard Winegarden presided over the plea and sentencing for Jay Holcomb, 37, …

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Judge sentences Jay Holcomb to 20 years for 2017 death of Cleveland child

1/10/19 By Rob Moore  and Dean Dyer (Cleveland)- Jay Holcomb, 37 of Cleveland, will spend the next 14 years behind bars after entering a guilty plea Thursday in the 2017 wreck that claimed the life of 3-year-old Easton Cain in the parking lot of Ingles in Cleveland. The plea agreement came only a month before he was scheduled to face trial …

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Spurlock takes the reins as mayor of Helen for city’s anniversary year

1/9/19 By Rob Moore (HELEN )– As 2019 gets underway, Helen has a new mayor and mayor pro tem at the helm. Cinnamon Spurlock was elected by other city commissioners to serve as mayor for the year. Commissioner Steve Fowler was elected mayor pro tem. Both were sworn in by City Clerk Marilyn Chastain during Tuesday’s city commission meeting. “I’m …

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HEMC Right Of Way Clearing Shows Benefits During Storms

1/9/19 (Clarkesville)- Habersham EMC initiated a ground-to-sky right of way reclamation project in 2018, which means a 30 foot right of way for primary lines will be clear from the ground to the sky. In addition, service lines that run to individual homes or businesses will be trimmed back to remove limbs near the service lines. According to a news release …

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Edsel Nix Honored By White County Commissioners

1/8/19 (Cleveland)- The White County Board of Commissioners took time Monday to honor 91-year old Edsel Nix of Cleveland for his service to the county.  During a meeting of the commissioners, Chairman Travis Turner read a proclamation approved by the board.  Turner said of Nix,  “his appreciation of the resources that God has given us has been demonstrated through his …

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White County Imposes Moratorium On Conditional Use Zoning Permits

1/8/19 (Cleveland)- The  White County Board of Commissioners has imposed a 90-day moratorium on any new applications for a conditional use permit in the zoning process in the county.  The action came Monday night after the board voted to deny another application by a homeowner for a conditional use permit, to allow for short term rental of a home located …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 1-9-19

1-8-19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  January 9, 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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December 2018 Wetter And Warmer Than Normal

1/3/19 By: Bill Kinsland (Sautee)- In general, December, 2018 was significantly warmer and wetter than normal in White County. Overall, the average temperature for all three stations was 42.3 degrees which was 2.9 degrees above the average normal of 39.4 degrees. For the entire year, the average temperature was 57.8 degrees which was 2.2 degrees above the normal figure of …

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2018 Record Year For Rainfall

1/2/19 (Cleveland)- It will come as no surprise, but 2018 was a record year for rainfall in White County. WRWH Weather reporter Bill Kinsland advises that all three weather stations in the county, Cleveland, Helen, and Sautee beat the old rainfall records set in 2013.  Here are the totals: CLEVELAND:     90.79” (28.69”/ surplus)  (2013 TOT:  90.43”)                 HELEN:             105.88” (37.29”/ surplus)  (2013 TOT: …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 12-31-18

1-1-19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending December 31, 2018.  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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