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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending 2-26-19

2/26/19 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  February 26, 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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Congressman Collins Comments On Southern Border At House Hearing

2/26/19 (WASHINGTON_ – North Georgia Congressman Doug Collins who is the Judiciary Committee Ranking Member,  made the following opening statement at Tuesday’s hearing on policy governing the southern border. Below are the remarks as prepared:  Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the opportunity today to discuss the human cost of current immigration law and what happens when, for decades, the …

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White County Board Of Education Approves Personnel Items

2/26/19 (Cleveland)- Here is a list of personnel items approved by the White County Board of Education during their meeting Tuesday morning (2/26/19).  Resignation: Tiffany Mathison – Sp Ed Paraprofessional at WCHS effective end of SY 19 Jim Murnane – Full-time Bus Driver effective 5-31-19 Andee Coursen – Full-time Bus Driver effective 3-15-19 Craig Poore – Teacher at WCMS effective …

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Weather Records Broken In February

2/26/19 (Sautee)- WRWH Weather Reporter Bill Kinsland says we’ve broken all-time records for February when it comes to rainfall.  According to Bill the average year-to-date  rainfall in White County as of Monday was 21.20 inches, that is 9.91 inches above normal for this time of year.  A big part of the surplus came last week when  Cleveland received 6.73 inches …

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Anna Ruby Falls Closed Due To Landslide

2/22/19 (Gainesville)- Anna Ruby Falls, north of Helen, is closed until further notice due to a landslide that has crossed the road. According to an alert issued by the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest office in Gainesville, US Forest Service staff are assessing the situation and developing a plan to clear debris. Forest service officials as the public to avoid the area and …

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Flood Watch In Effect Through Saturday Morning

2/22/19 (Cleveland)- The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch that is in effect now until  7 AM Saturday. The affected area of north Georgia is along and north of a line from Rome to Canton to Cleveland.  Weather forecasters say soil conditions remain saturated and river levels remain high across the area. The potential for locally heavy rainfall …

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Lightning Strike Causes Fire On Adair Mill Road

2/21/19 (Cleveland)- White County Public Safety Director David Murphy said Wednesday night at  10:10 p.m. an L.P. gas line was struck by lightning at 641 Adair Mill Road causing a fire near an outdoor utility building, severely damaging the building and also causing some electrical damage inside the home.  Murphy said White County Fire, Mutual aid from City of Cleveland …

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Three Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

2/20/19 (Cleveland)- More fine work by local law enforcement has put three drug dealers out of business. The three were arrested after a White County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted suspicious activity on Daybreak Road just south of Cleveland. Special Agent in Charge Mitchell Posey with the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO) said the deputy was in the area Tuesday …

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Cleveland Man Receives Life Plus 35 Years For 2016 Murder

2/20/19 (Cleveland)- A Cleveland man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years for his part in the murder and armed robbery of a White County man back in 2016.  A  White County jury Tuesday afternoon returned the guilty verdict against 30-year old Fredrick Sauder.  Sauder, along with another person, Justin Edward Davis was charged in connection with …

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