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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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Newly Elected Officials Take The Oath Of Office

12-31-18 (Cleveland)- This year’s newly elected candidates were sworn into office Monday at the White County Courthouse.  The swearing in ceremony was conducted by White County Probate Judge Garrison Baker and it means these folks are now ready to get to work.  Baker administered the oath of office to  Enotah Judicial Circuit Judge Raymond George,  Edwin Nix, White County Commissioner …

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Updated- Flood Warning Expires, Flash Flood Watch Continues

12-28-18 (Cleveland)- The Flood Warning issued Friday morning for White and Hall Counties has expired, but the Flash Flood Watch continues until Saturday morning.  Several areas of White County flooded with the excessive rain Thursday night and Friday morning.   Most of the roads are open but you still need to use caution and watch for water across the road and …

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Updated Flood Warning For White And Hall Counties

12-28-18 (Cleveland)- …The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the Chattahoochee River  affecting Hall and White Counties.  The Weather Service said recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers which will cause flooding in some areas.  All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest forecasts…and be prepared to …

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Flood Warning Issued For White And Hall Counties

12-28-18 (Cleveland)- …The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Georgia…   Chattahoochee River near Cornelia  affecting Hall and White  Counties  .Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers which will cause flooding in some areas.  PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest forecasts…and be …

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Flash Flood Warning Until 2:30 PM

12-28-18 The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Towns County in northeastern Georgia... Lumpkin County in north central Georgia... White County in northeastern Georgia... Southeastern Dawson County in north central Georgia... Northwestern Hall County in north central Georgia... East central Union County in north central Georgia... * Until 230 PM EST. * …

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Flash Flood Watch And Wind Advisory For North Georgia

12-27-18 (Cleveland)- A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from Thursday  evening through Saturday morning for northeast Georgia.  National Weather Service forecasters say light rain will move into the state today and become moderate to heavy across most of north and central Georgia.  The heavy rain will persist into Friday before tapering  off Friday night. Total rainfall of 1.5 to …

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White County Deputy Completes Training And Recognized For Heroic Actions During Training

12/26/18 (Cleveland)- Daniel Aaron Spivey, of the White County Sheriff’s Office, recently graduated from the Northeast Georgia Regional Police Academy and was recognized for heroic action taken while in training.   According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Deputy Spivey graduated at the top of his class, received the Honor Graduate award along with a scholarship to Reinhardt …

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